Recent Posts from MountainWise:

Mountainwise Welcomes Youth Tobacco Prevention Coordinator

Written by: Angela Mucci MountainWise is proud to bring Jenni Irwin on board as our first ever Youth Tobacco Prevention Coordinator. With ten years of experience working towards reducing drug use among youth, Jenni is an experienced asset to the team. She began her...

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THE LINK BETWEEN PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMA AND PHYSICAL HEALTH

Written by: Angela Mucci Last week’s Mountainwise blog profiled Matthew Lyvers, a father, nurse and Veteran who successfully utilized a local Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) after learning he was at high risk for developing diabetes. While participating in the DPP...

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Donna Beaver’s Health Transformation

Written by: Angela Mucci Interest was piqued last month at the Haywood Worksite Wellness Council meeting, when attendee Nancy Warren highlighted the story of one woman’s incredible transformation. While participating in her worksite wellness program Donna Beaver...

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THE COUNCIL GETS TOGETHER, GETS THINGS DONE

Written by: Angela Mucci On March 6th, 2018, employees and citizens from all over Haywood County met with Health Department Educators and Coordinators to discuss their goals and the progress they have made. Their main goal: to improve the health and wellness of those...

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JACKSON COUNTY TAKES ACTION, PROTECTS LUNGS

Written by: Angela Mucci Jackson County made a step towards ensuring healthier lungs this winter! On February 19th Tobacco Prevention Manager Tobin Lee announced that the Jackson County Board of Commissioners passed a vote in favor of making all Jackson County...

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Old Town Bank Invests in the Health of its Employees

Why worksite wellness programs? Because employed people spend approximately 36 percent of their waking hours at work. That makes the worksite an excellent place to influence and encourage healthy behaviors around eating, physical activity, and managing stress. In...

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