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Test accurately rules out heart attacks in ER

Test accurately rules out heart attacks in ER

March 30th, 2014 3:06 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.

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Lady Vols' SEC success a boon to Summitt Foundation

Lady Vols' SEC success a boon to Summitt Foundation

March 29th, 2014 10:09 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee women's basketball team's Southeastern Conference success this season raised more than $22,000 for the Pat Summitt Foundation through a pledge drive started by Lady Vols assistant coach Kyra Elzy.

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ProStrength teaches Hawkins youth healthy lifestyles

ProStrength teaches Hawkins youth healthy lifestyles

March 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County pediatrician started the program in 2003 with the help from high school athletes who had trained together. It has now developed into a fitness program aimed at keeping youths interested in exercise.

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Regional & National Health
Study: Married folks have fewer heart problems

Study: Married folks have fewer heart problems

March 29th, 2014 4:00 am by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

Love can sometimes break a heart but marriage seems to do it a lot of good. A study of Americans finds that married people are less likely than singles, divorced or widowed folks to suffer any type of heart or blood vessel problem.

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Tobacco Settlement money to fund local smoking cessation programs

Tobacco Settlement money to fund local smoking cessation programs

March 28th, 2014 10:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

Over this budget cycle and the two that follow, Tennessee will distribute $15 million — $5 million each year — to agencies such as the Sullivan County Regional Health Department.

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By the numbers: Yoga mat brings poses to the people

By the numbers: Yoga mat brings poses to the people

March 27th, 2014 11:15 am by Associated Press

Combine Twister, paint-by-numbers and the ancient Hindu practice of breath control, meditation and poses, and you get Yoga by Numbers.

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Community Health
New gastroenterology unit designed for patient comfort

New gastroenterology unit designed for patient comfort

March 27th, 2014 11:15 am by Staff Report

Patients undergoing many common procedures at Holston Valley Medical Center will experience additional comfort in an updated and more accessible unit.

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Breastfeeding and the law

Breastfeeding and the law

March 27th, 2014 11:15 am by Becky Flora-Waterman

Did you know that breastfeeding legislation exists? Indeed, there are actual laws to protect certain aspects of breastfeeding.

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Your guide to health for March 28 through April 3

Your guide to health for March 28 through April 3

March 27th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

The latest information on health and wellness is available right here.

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Support groups for those dealing with grief, serious medical conditions

Support groups for those dealing with grief, serious medical conditions

March 27th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

You don't have to go it alone. Get the help you need with crises in your life.

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