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Live Well

7 HEALTH BENEFITS OF READING

I have always enjoyed reading books—print, digital and audio. That’s a large part of the reason why I became an editor many years ago. I also enjoy working here at Mission Health. I especially like it when something I love and my job meet in fun ways.

Mission Matters

pet therapy, mission pet therapy

Jan. 14, 2015 is National Dress Up Your Pet Day, and what better way to celebrate than to recognize our four-legged heroes! Mission Health is fortunate enough to have one of the largest Pet Therapy programs in the country called Paws On A Mission.

In the News

CLYDE -- Jessica West has been watching the metal frame of the new Mission Health medical office building take shape across the highway for weeks. She works at the Blue Rooster Southern Grill, a popular restaurant in Lakeside Plaza in Haywood county. 

Around the Region

We have been made aware of a decrease in reported influenza-like illnesses throughout North Carolina. According to the North Carolina Public Health Division, the influenza-like illness activity in the state has decreased from 6 percent, but is still greater than 2 percent.

Community

SAVE A LIFE, DONATE BLOOD -- 2015 BLOOD DRIVES

Mission Health has recently partnered with The Blood Connection in order to better serve western North Carolina. Together, Mission Health and The Blood Connection are excited to offer you opportunities to save lives by donating blood.