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Hope Bear

I am Hope Bear, the mascot for the Mother Bear Community Action Network. I was painted by artist Cindy Bock to spread love and hope through the smiles on your faces. I am sponsored through the generosity of Pardee Hospital to make this year's Bearfootin' Hendersonville a great event and to see the wonderful partnerships being made in our community! Visit my network of hope, healing and recovery at www.motherbearcan.org   Check out Bearfootin' coverage from Times News here

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Conquering insomnia, a free seminar offered at the Pardee Health Education Center

A discussion about conquering insomnia will be offered by Dr. Valerie Levine, a licensed psychologist, on Friday, May 11, from 12 - 1 p.m. at the Pardee Health Education Center. Dr. Levine will teach cognitive and behavioral strategies for getting a good night’s sleep. Although this program is free, registration is required by calling 1-866-790- WELL (9355). Visit pardeehospital.org for more information.

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Pardee Hospital designated as the only Stroke Capable Hospital in Henderson County

Pardee Hospital has been designated as the first and only Stroke Capable Hospital in Henderson County by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services. Early stroke treatment may decrease the amount of permanent damage to brain cells, decreasing the amount of disability. This special designation is only granted to hospitals that meet specific, enhanced care capability requirements related to the effective treatment of stroke patients 24 hours a day. “All of us at Pardee Hospital are pleased to receive Emergency Medical Services recognition as Henderson County's only Stroke Capable Hospital. This designation is reserved for hospitals that have committed the resources and demonstrate a willingness to aggressively treat victims of acute stroke. The critical factor in preventing death or severe disability for stroke victims is the time it takes from when the first symptoms are recognized, until the patient is diagnosed and treated. This designation as a Stroke Capable Hospital means that patients with symptoms of an acute stroke that require emergency medical intervention, can be brought to Pardee Hospital and will not have to be transported by paramedics out of this county. During my career as an emergency physician, I have personally treated and seen the disability sparing results of rapid, aggressive stroke management. Organizations that make this commitment save lives and change lives in their community,” said Robert Kiskaddon, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Pardee Hospital.

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Lighten Up 4 Life summer challenge launches April 30

The Lighten Up 4 Life summer weight loss challenge starts on Monday, April 30; this free program is available to everyone visit www.lightenup4life.com/pardee. Participants are encouraged to sign up in teams of four, however individuals are allowed to participate but are not eligible for prizes. Each group or person decides the weight-loss approach that is best for them, whether it is a structured diet or a commitment to exercise. Lighten Up 4 Life provides resources including healthy diets, great recipes, cooking videos, free exercise tips and videos, and local walking, running and health events. Pardee Hospital, along with the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce, launched Lighten Up 4 Life in September 2009. Since its beginning, Lighten Up 4 Life has empowered thousands of people in Western North Carolina to lose more than 134,000 pounds. For more information on Lighten Up 4 Life contact Pardee representative, Jill Geis, at (828) 692-7754 or visit  www.lightenup4life.com/pardee.

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Mission Pardee Health Campus Fact Sheet

Looking on information about the Mission Pardee Health Campus? Click here to get all the current information.

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