Senior Continuing Care Retirement Community campus discussed at meeting

Damon Lambert, Cherokee Indian Hospital director of engineering, goes over a preliminary layout for the new Senior Continuing Care Retirement Community during a public meeting on the project at the Cherokee Indian Hospital on the evening of Monday, Aug. 19. (SCOTT MCKIE B.P./One Feather photos)   By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF    Earlier More...

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By Scott On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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16 signs of emotional abuse in a relationship

  By MALLORY BLACK   No one expects to find themselves in an abusive relationship. Most relationships begin in a good way with kind words and compliments, but they can turn harmful and emotionally abusive More...

By Scott On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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5-year Tribal Health Assessment presented at Health Board

  By ROBERT JUMPER ONE FEATHER EDITOR   EBCI Public Health & Human Services Secretary Vickie Bradley presented the 2018 Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Health Assessment (THA), which came out More...

By Scott On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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No measles cases reported in Cherokee, hospital staff taking precautions

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The CDC is reporting a high number of measles cases nationwide so far this year, but no cases have been reported in Cherokee according to officials at the Cherokee More...

By Scott On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Syringe kiosks installed around Cherokee tribal lands

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Health officials with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are hoping the installation of syringe kiosks in various locations will help reduce the amount of discarded More...

By Scott On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Area health community groups, workshops, meetings

Community Groups Workshop Meetings Flyer January 2019  More...

By Scott On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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Mission Health activates Visitor Limitation Policy due to increased influenza-like activity, asks visitors to help limit patient visits

  ASHEVILLE – Mission Health is implementing its Visitor Limitation Policy and asking patients’ family members and friends to limit hospital visits, effective Jan. 3. Visitors younger than 12 and those More...

By Scott On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Healthy lifestyles to be on display at Cherokee Indian Fair

WELCOME HOME: With family and friends holdings encouraging signs, the 2018 Remember the Removal Riders from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians ride into a welcome back event held at the Tribal Council House on More...

By Scott On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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COMMENTARY: Dementia in Indian Country

  By BLYTHE SANDERS WINCHESTER, MD, MPH, CMD   The most common question I get asked is, “What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia?”  Dementia is an umbrella term that includes a lot More...

By Scott On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Former Chief Hicks added to Dogwood Health Trust Board

  ASHEVILLE – Dogwood Health Trust (“Dogwood”), a recently formed North Carolina nonprofit, private non-operating foundation, announced on Thursday, Aug. 23 additions to its initial Board of Directors More...