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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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Mindfulness useful tool in mental health

Mindfulness useful tool in mental health

April 17th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

Frontier Health will offer an APA training, "Five Core Skills of Mindfulness: Practices That Change the Brain and Improve Client Outcomes," with Terry Fralich, LPC, May 21.

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Walking to fight breast cancer all in the family

Walking to fight breast cancer all in the family

April 17th, 2014 11:15 am by Leigh Ann Laube

On May 3-4, Linda Stewart and her grandson Max Hale, both of Bristol, Va., will join thousands of other walkers in the Avon Walk in Washington, D.C.

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85% of head, neck cancer awareness caused by tobacco, alcohol use

85% of head, neck cancer awareness caused by tobacco, alcohol use

April 17th, 2014 11:15 am by Wendy Vogel

Head and neck cancers usually start in the moist tissues of the mouth, the nose, throat, sinuses, tonsils and sometimes in the lymph nodes.

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Your guide to health for the week April 18-24

Your guide to health for the week April 18-24

April 17th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

Seminars on healthy eating, stress management, yoga, heart health, immune system, joints and senior health will be offered this coming week.

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Support for those grieving, with medical conditions available

Support for those grieving, with medical conditions available

April 17th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

Support groups are available for those with cancer, ALS and diabetes as well as those with other health conditions.

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Her quest: Dying husband's remark leads woman onto new life track to fight disorder that killed him

Her quest: Dying husband's remark leads woman onto new life track to fight disorder that killed him

April 17th, 2014 10:23 am by Nick Shepherd

When they did meet, it was the classic love-at-first-sight story. The pair would marry a year and a half after meeting and would be happily married for seven years until a medical disorder known as lymphedema tore them apart.

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