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Learning to be a smart health-care consumer

Learning to be a smart health-care consumer

June 12th, 2014 2:36 pm by Staff Report

Holston Medical Group, CarePayment and BB&T will present in partnership this month's "Tuesday Talks," "Putting Your Healthcare Dollars to Work for You: How to be a Smart Healthcare Consumer."

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Your guide to health June 13-19

Your guide to health June 13-19

June 12th, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Report

Classes available on essential oils, back pain, paying for health care, heart health, hearing and nutrition.

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Exercise classes, support for parents and weight loss classes available

Exercise classes, support for parents and weight loss classes available

June 12th, 2014 2:33 pm by Staff Report

Variety of exercise classes available throughout the region.

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Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer's

Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer's

June 9th, 2014 7:18 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer's disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains harbor silent signs that they're at risk.

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Why you should think before you ink

Why you should think before you ink

June 6th, 2014 8:57 am by LIZZIE JOHNSON

Unsterilized tools or contaminated ink can lead to infection, scarring, blood-borne diseases and other, less-obvious issues.

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A hearing aid alone may not be enough

A hearing aid alone may not be enough

June 6th, 2014 8:56 am by Danielle Combs

Hearing aids may be the first step to better hearing. To get the most out of hearing aids, accessories are the key.

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Nearly half of senior home accidents can be prevented

Nearly half of senior home accidents can be prevented

June 6th, 2014 8:52 am by Staff Report

Nearly 20 million seniors 65 and older visit the emergency room each year with almost a third of the visits related to injuries sustained in their home.

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Support for those with addictions and for those who care about those with addictions

Support for those with addictions and for those who care about those with addictions

June 6th, 2014 8:42 am by Staff Report

Need help battling an addiction? These groups can help you on the road to recovery.

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Your guide to health June 6-12

Your guide to health June 6-12

June 6th, 2014 8:39 am by Staff Report

Information on parenting, diabetes, stress, taming your temper, heart health, nutrition, respiratory health and weight loss available.

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Haslam prescription drug abuse plan focuses on treatment

Haslam prescription drug abuse plan focuses on treatment

June 3rd, 2014 7:22 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam and Commissioner of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Douglas Varney on Tuesday unveiled a multiyear plan to fight prescription drug abuse in Tennessee.

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