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Be on the lookout in November for our new cancer ads. They will appear in the Times-News, Times-News Weekly, Transylvania Times, Tryon Daily Bulletin, Verve Magazine, and Our State Magazine.

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November Events

This month we are have a lot of special programs going on at the Hospital and the Health Education CenterDr. Hicks will be presenting on spine surgeries, Dr. Seng will discuss new innovations in joint replacement, and Dr. Timmerman will discuss a new treatment for GERD. November 17th is Diabetes Awareness Day, so stop by the Health Education Center in the Mall for free screenings. Check below to see all of the other happenings at Pardee in November. To register for any of our events, call 1-866-790-WELL (9355). View our calendar anytime to see other upcoming events.

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Timing is everything

The RACE Program saves Saluda resident, Dave LaFave, who died 18 times at Pardee Hospital after a massive heart attack.

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Pardee’s bear goes for $1,400 in auction

This past Saturday Downtown Hendersonville Inc. held their 2010 Bearfootin’ auction. Pardee Hospital’s bear – the Many Paths to Wellness sold for $1,400 to Dan and Susan Stone of Palm Beach, Fla. The bear will reside at the Pardee Rehab and Wellness Center for the next six months. Many thanks to the artists Constance Vlahoulis and Barbara Hipwell for creating a whimsical outdoor wellness inspired bear! Click here for the Times-News article on the recent auction. -CJP

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Local orthopedic surgeon to discuss minimally invasive spine surgery

John Hicks, M.D., orthopedic surgeon with Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, will present “Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery” at the Pardee Health Education Center on Thu., Nov. 4, from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m.  Back pain affects 80 percent of Americans at some time in their lives.  Hicks will discuss the latest innovations in spine surgery that allow for less pain and a shorter recovery.  Time for questions and answers will be included in the presentation.  Registration for this free presentation is required by calling 1-866-790-WELL (9355).  Hicks received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, S.C., and completed a combined orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery fellowship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va.  Hicks specializes in spinal disorders and surgery as well as general orthopedic surgery.  He serves on the medical staff at Pardee Hospital. -CJP

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