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The Dude abides: Testicular cancer survivor now helps raise awareness through blog

The Dude abides: Testicular cancer survivor now helps raise awareness through blog

April 24th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

At 29, blogger John Taylor was diagnosed with Stage 3 testicular cancer, which had spread to his lymph nodes, abdomen and lungs.

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Pediatric neurosurgery comes to area

Pediatric neurosurgery comes to area

April 24th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

Officials from Niswonger Children's Hospital and Mountain States Health Alliance announced last week a major development in the expansion of high-quality specialized services for children.

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Scrubs donation event aids graduating nurses

Scrubs donation event aids graduating nurses

April 24th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

Medical professionals who have used scrubs they no longer need will have an excellent opportunity to assist students who will soon enter the field.

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Is it normal for my child to snore?

Is it normal for my child to snore?

April 24th, 2014 11:15 am by Tim Martin, D.D.S.

Let's talk about sleep problems in children in general before we decide what to do about the snoring.

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Battling addiction? These groups can help

Battling addiction? These groups can help

April 24th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, Celebrate Recovery and Get Real are among the groups able to help those battling addictions.

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ETSU to offer Mental Health First Aid certification course

ETSU to offer Mental Health First Aid certification course

April 24th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

Like traditional first aid classes, Mental Health First Aid strives to train people to know how to help someone in an emergency situation.

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Your guide to health April 25 through May 1

Your guide to health April 25 through May 1

April 24th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

Classes will be offered this week on water safety, healthy eating for diabetics and other diabetes-related sessions, preparing for joint replacement, food safety and on senior health.

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Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

April 23rd, 2014 3:33 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

Thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the surgical implantation of a "bionic eye," he has regained enough of his eyesight to catch small glimpses of his wife, grandson and cat.

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Democrats bemoan lack of Medicaid expansion

Democrats bemoan lack of Medicaid expansion

April 22nd, 2014 3:37 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

House Democratic leaders said Tuesday that Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's decision not to expand Medicaid in Tennessee eclipses his signature plan to cover tuition at two-year colleges.

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Eastman, Wellmont, Food City support Healthier Tennessee

Eastman, Wellmont, Food City support Healthier Tennessee

April 19th, 2014 6:36 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — Three of the region's top employers are getting behind a statewide initiative promoting wellness.

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