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Fri May 12, 2017, 09:28 PM

Pregnant women latest victims of rural health care shortage

FRANKLIN - Many of the women holding signs and balloons outside Angel Medical Center earlier this week brought their children.

They talked about babies born prematurely, or complicated deliveries, or babies born so quickly they barely made it to the Franklin hospital.

The women hope to save the labor and delivery services that they say saved them and their babies.

Mission Health plans to discontinue labor and delivery at Angel Medical as of July 14. Women will have to travel to Sylva, which from Franklin is a half-hour drive over a mountain range, or to Asheville, for future deliveries.

Read more: http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2017/05/11/pregnant-women-latest-victims-rural-health-care-shortage/101425818/

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Fri May 12, 2017, 09:31 PM

1. Agree this is sad and unfortunate

They voted for trump.

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Fri May 12, 2017, 09:45 PM

2. Isn't it wonderful to have a third world nation healthcare system?

We can't even get this right!

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Fri May 12, 2017, 10:10 PM

3. Sounds like the "pro-life" folks..

are supporting those family values again.

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