Michelle Fortune, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Advancing rural healthcare

The 17th of this month was National Rural Health Day, so it feels like a wonderful time to talk about our work to advance rural ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Monday, November 21, 2022 1:25 pm

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Welcoming a new nurse practitioner to our team

The only constant in today’s healthcare profession is lightning-paced change. In 1980, our comprehensive medical knowledge doubled every seven years. By 2020 our medical knowledge ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Monday, November 14, 2022 2:44 pm

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Hope for the Holidays

Holidays are known to be a time of celebration, gathering of family and friends, great food, and joy. However, the holidays are difficult for some ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 8:00 am

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Advancing radiology 

Have you ever broken a bone and had an X-ray? Have you had an ultrasound, mammography, MRI, or CT scan? If you’ve answered yes to ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Tuesday, November 1, 2022 3:40 pm

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Ache for a good cause

There’s a fall chill in the air, the leaves are changing into bright colors, and Halloween is just around the corner. That can only mean ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Tuesday, October 18, 2022 8:00 am

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3D screening mammograms saves lives

I list breast cancer statistics, risk factors, and prevention recommendations every year. And while we can see declines in cancer stats over time, the year-to-year ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Monday, October 10, 2022 6:32 pm

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An irregular heartbeat

Most of you know that on June 1, Dr. Evans Kemp joined our staff as Director of the new St. Luke’s Cardiology department. Dr. Kemp ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Monday, October 3, 2022 11:16 am

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Awareness is the First Step in the Prevention

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. My heart is saddened every year at this time when I read the statistics of people who’ve lost hope ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 12:04 pm

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A Revolution is coming

At 81 years old, my father was the picture of health! So, it was a shock this past April when my mother frantically called at ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 11:49 am

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More than a country doctor

Remember the country doctor back in the day that made house calls carrying a black medical bag? Seventy-five percent of all house calls were to ... Read more

by Michelle Fortune, Wednesday, September 14, 2022 3:30 am

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