Tribal member assists research into cell phone health hazards

  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   Kristin “Sassy” Washington, a healthcare communications major at Western Carolina University, recently conducted research with her classmates on the dangers of extended daily cell phone usage. “People are placing themselves in danger by the constant distraction to their phones,” she said.  More...

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By Scott On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Legionnaires’ disease investigation focuses on attendees of N.C. Mountain State Fair

  The Buncombe and Henderson County Health Departments, in conjunction with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, are investigating multiple cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported in More...

By Scott On Monday, August 26th, 2019

Parker to provide annual public lecture in native health at WCU

  CULLOWHEE – Barbara “Sunshine” Parker, human services director for the Public Health and Human Services Division of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI), will provide the annual public lecture More...

By Scott On Monday, August 19th, 2019

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 More...

By Scott On Friday, August 9th, 2019

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

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

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

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

Area health community groups, workshops, meetings

Community Groups Workshop Meetings Flyer January 2019  More...

By Scott On Friday, January 4th, 2019

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...