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Henderson County News

Health officials confirm La Crosse encephalitis case from mosquito bite

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Henderson County News

Whooping cough outbreak now up to eight cases

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Pardee makes magazine's 'Best Hospitals' list

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Fletcher Business

Sports medicine practice changing partners

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An orthopedic practice that has a relationship through sports medicine with area high schools is switching its affiliation from Park Ridge Health to Pardee Hospital.   Read Story »

Tags: Park Ridge Health | Pardee | health | Pardee CEO Jay Kirby | Southeastern Sports Medicine

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

County health board honored as best in state

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To the best climate, the best downtown, the best prep volleyball and the best World War II veteran honoring effort, citizens of Henderson County can add another reason to take pride: the best Board of Health.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | health | HopeRx | Henderson County Board of Health | tobacco

Fletcher Business

Attorneys present arguments in Rosner case

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Lawyers for plaintiff Billy Justus said on Monday they would prove that Dr. Michael Rosner engaged in a "civil conspiracy" when he performed unnecessary surgery on Pamela Justus in 2000 while defense attorneys countered that they would show that the neurosurgeon acted responsibly and adhered to professional standards.   Read Story »

Tags: Park Ridge Health | health | Dr. Michael Rosner | medical malpractice cases

Fletcher Business

ROSNER CASE: Surgeon bolsters plaintiff's case on necessity of surgeries

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The last surgeon to treat Pamela Jane Justus before her death testified Thursday that in his opinion the operations Dr. Michael Rosner performed on her were not warranted by the condition of her spine and were a contributing factor to her death 12 years later.   Read Story »

Tags: Park Ridge Health | health | Dr. Michael Rosner | medical malpractice cases

Hendersonville News

Elks Lodge bans indoor smoking

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The Hendersonville Elks Lodge banned smoking at its indoors facilities on Tuesday by an overwhelmingly vote of 82-7.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

County bans smoking at building entrances

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People who have a problem walking through a cloud of cigarette smoke on the way in and out of the county's public  buildings will get some relief and smokers will be driven further away under a modified smoke-free policy the Board of Commissioners enacted today.   Read Story »

Tags: health | Henderson County Board of Commissioners

Henderson County News

Local schools join Subway's healthy eating campaign

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Fletcher Elementary School and Hendersonville Elementary School are among the area schools participating in a healthy eating program sponsored by Subway.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Elementary School | health | health and fitness | Fletcher Elementary School

Henderson County News

Health board names interim director

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The Henderson County Board of Public Health has named Betsy Alexander the interim public health director beginning Monday.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Business

Hendersonville practice among fastest growing companies

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Inc. magazine has ranked Hendersonville-based Blue Sky MD No. 1320 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, a measure of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.   Read Story »

Tags: health care | health | Blue Sky MD | Dr. David LaMond

Henderson County Life

YMCA seeks women for weight loss study

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The Hendersonville Family YMCA is seeking 55 females between the ages of 20 and 60 to participate in a free weight-loss study.   Read Story »

Tags: health | Hendersonville Family YMCA | exercise and fitness