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Tennessee gets first case of new mosquito-borne virus

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Tennessee gets first case of new mosquito-borne virus

June 14th, 2014 3:01 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Department of Health says a Madison County resident has tested positive for the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, which is painful but not usually fatal.

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Hoover joins Seasons for Women

Hoover joins Seasons for Women

September 1st, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

Seasons for Women is an obstetric and gynecologic practice serving the Tri-Cities.

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Business & Technology Health
Insure Tennessee is dead, but don't tell that to advocates

Insure Tennessee is dead, but don't tell that to advocates

August 31st, 2015 9:43 am by Hank Hayes

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, said there's a "zero chance" of the proposal being passed by the GOP-controlled legislature next year.

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Tennessee warns about novelty lighters

Tennessee warns about novelty lighters

August 31st, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

While Tennessee banned the sale of novelty lighters in 2008, these items still represent a potential threat to Tennessee lives and property.

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TDH encourages more bicycling and walking for good health

TDH encourages more bicycling and walking for good health

August 29th, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

Among the top 10 leading causes of death in Tennessee in 2014, obesity and a lack of exercise are contributing factors in five.

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King joins HMG Gastroenterology

King joins HMG Gastroenterology

August 29th, 2015 1:00 am by By Community Contributor

King received both a bachelor of science and a master's of science in nursing from King University, Bristol.

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Ladley chosen to lead AHA state program

Ladley chosen to lead AHA state program

August 26th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

Dr. Ladley will hold this voluntary role for two years while continuing to practice as an interventional cardiologist for the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute.

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Akins joins HMG Primary Care

Akins joins HMG Primary Care

August 21st, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

HMG's Primary Care at Medical Plaza takes a preventative approach to medicine and focuses on partnering with patients on the road to better health.

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Indian Path Medical Center receives donation from IPMC Auxiliary for surgical instruments

Indian Path Medical Center receives donation from IPMC Auxiliary for surgical instruments

August 14th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

The auxiliary is a group of volunteers who staff the gift shop and do other helpful duties at the hospital like manning multiple information desk or serving as patient ambassadors.

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State Fire Marshal's Office says 'Close The Door!'

State Fire Marshal's Office says 'Close The Door!'

August 12th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

A closed door hinders flames and smoke from spreading to other rooms and can help deprive a fire of the oxygen it needs to grow, limiting the structural damage a fire can cause and, most importantly, save lives.

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Clincal trial supports work by Wellmont cardiologists

Clincal trial supports work by Wellmont cardiologists

August 11th, 2015 8:30 am by Staff Report

The trial, performed in Europe, showed that the procedure produced more desirable outcomes for patients when the catheter that was used to insert a stent entered the body through the wrist instead of the groin.

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