The beginning of summer brings the unofficial start of grilling season and a delicious abundance of seasonal produce.
In just 10 minutes, a vehicle’s temperature can rise by almost 20 degrees. Heatstroke begins at a core body temperature of just 104 degrees, and irreversible organ damage and even death occur past 107. The clock ticks even faster for young kids; their body temperatures increase three to five times quicker than an adult’s.
The Kingsport Aquatic Center will be hosting Lazy River yoga classes this summer for both members and nonmembers. And in case you’re not interested in working out in the water, the facility will also be hosting poolside yoga classes.
This year’s program, which offers free meals to anyone 18 or younger at the five sites, kicks off Tuesday, June 5, and runs through Thursday, July 19.
Mother Angela Braan maintains Daysia is alive today thanks to Robinson Middle School nurse Suzanne Marshall and free Epi Pens in Robinson Middle School and on hand throughout Kingsport City Schools, there to help in allergy emergencies.
Ballad Health plans to close urgent care clinics in Kingsport, Johnson City, Abingdon and Greeneville. After the Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System merger, Ballad Health now operates two urgent care clinics in each of those four cities
BLOUNTVILLE — Rabies vaccinations will be offered at a reduced rate of $10 per vaccination at clinics across Sullivan County on Thursday. Tennessee state law requires that all dogs and cats 3 months of age or older receive and maintain current rabies vaccinations.
Paul was born by C-section on March 10, 2017, weighing only 2 pounds 10 ounces, and spent 56 days in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) at Holston Valley Medical Center.
To help children get a jump-start on summer, the Y is hosting a free Healthy Kids Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Kingsport YMCA.
With a little preparation, there are easy and quick ways you can get a balanced meal in front of your family even on busy nights.
Highlands Physicians claims Wellmont tried for years to undermine or destroy the association. HPI is an independent practice association with 1,500 physicians and other medical practitioners, who are mainly located in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Among the events scheduled between 9-11 a.m. at the Rogersville and Church Hill health department offices are a "drug take-back" by local law enforcement; fire truck tours and information on fire safety resources; information on Hawkins County Head Start; and car seat safety information.
Kingsport achieved bronze status by implementing wellness initiatives in places of work and worship, focusing on health in early childhood, building a robust volunteer coalition, and directly engaging more than 10 percent of the community in their efforts.
Bays Mountain Park first offered an introductory course on outdoor survival back in December. The classes will cover the techniques a person should use in a dangerous situation to save themselves or others. The techniques are meant to provide the basic necessities for human life including water, food and shelter, as well as the need to think straight.
This year’s 5K run/walk will begin at 10 a.m., April 7 at Warriors’ Path State Park and will include live music, area food trucks and a lap around Duck Island.