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Halloween candy can spook you
The season is upon us to get into our ghoulish best and go with our small ones door to door and do a trick and get a treat, well to get a treat at least. A few years ago my godson, then age 3, told me after Halloween how he had suavely swept a lovely little girl off her feet by giving his Halloween sweet treats to her following his ghoulish door to door fun. This little fellow learned very young... read more
Mission Health’s Fullerton Genetics Center, the only facility in western North Carolina offering genetic services, now has a new home. The 20,000-square-foot, brand-new, custom-built two-story building is adjacent to the Mission... read more
Mission Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke GOLD-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The recognition demonstrates Mission Hospital’s commitment... read more
Medical appointments for little Liam can be taxing, especially for his parents. He has Cerebral Palsy. Liam's father Tristan Arrowood says his family has to work their schedule around appointments. "Either I have to work third shift instead of... read more
patient stories
I sit here in a semi-dark hospital room and look out into a lighted hallway as the world goes by. This is the surgical floor of Mission Hospital. Evening has come, and the sights and sounds are slowing down.  From this perspective, I can see clearly that the world is rarely what you think you see.