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Having a heart procedure can be scary, and getting back into life afterward often comes with apprehension and questions. One local doctor makes time to be there at a critical place. A person that's already had a heart attack is at the highest risk for another heart attack, which is why family physician Kit Helm volunteers so much time with patients at Cardiac Rehab at Angel Medical Center in Franklin. Click here to watch the WLOS health alert.

Mission Health is pleased to announce the opening of a new, woman-centric obstetrics, gynecology, and midwifery practice in Sylva and Bryson City. Elizabeth A. England, MD, has joined Mission Health and Mission Medical Associates, effective Aug. 4. Dr. England currently sees patients from the Mission Angel OB/GYN & Family Practice office located on Mission Health’s Angel Medical Center campus at 190 Riverview Street, Suite 2, in Franklin, which provides her the opportunity to offer much needed additional obstetrics and gynecologic care to the Western counties of our region.  The Mission Women’s Care office at 470 Center St. in Bryson City is scheduled to open in mid-September. The Mission Women’s Care Sylva office is set to open this fall. 

The new Angel Cancer Center works diligently to make outpatient services for both cancer and rehab patients both comfortable and conducive to quality care.  See the health alert from WLOS News 13's Jay Siltzer here.


Lawson Z. Hunley, D.O. has joined Angel Medical Center's staff of primary care physicians.  Read the full story at The Franklin Press.

Last Friday afternoon, officials from Angel Medical Center (AMC), Mission Healthcare System, and the Franklin Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of the Angel Cancer Center located in Franklin with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  

Read more at The Macon County News.