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Friends in Need receives money

Friends in Need receives money

July 4th, 2014 4:00 pm by Hank Hayes

FIN provides regionally supported medical, dental and counseling care for the employed, uninsured residents of Sullivan, Hawkins and Scott counties.

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Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

Young, active war wounded pushing medical science

July 4th, 2014 10:00 am by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

With survival rates reaching historic highs during the two wars, the Naval Health Research Center is launching a major, six-year study on wounded warriors to track their quality of life and better understand the road to recovery.

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Red Cross offers tips for keeping cool in summer swelter

Red Cross offers tips for keeping cool in summer swelter

July 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Temperatures are predicted to be in the 90s on Wednesday across the region, before dipping into the 80s for the Independence Day holiday, then back into the 90s for several more days.

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Regional addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

Regional addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

July 1st, 2014 7:57 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Addiction specialist Tom Reach spoke with state Rep. Tony Shipley of Kingsport and U.S. Rep. Phil Roe at the Watauga Recovery Center about the group's efforts to overcome the stigma attached to prescription treatment for opioid dependency.

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Support groups available for those who need help with addiction

Support groups available for those who need help with addiction

June 28th, 2014 12:05 pm by Staff Report

Narcotics Anonymous groups meet daily throughout the region.

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Your guide to health for the week of June 27 through July 3

Your guide to health for the week of June 27 through July 3

June 28th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Classes and seminars are available about diabetes and senior health.

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Fragrance sensitivities are on the rise

Fragrance sensitivities are on the rise

June 28th, 2014 12:00 pm by POHLA SMITH

Is it possible that there are more chemicals being used in perfumes and sprays that are hurting more people than 10 or 20 years ago?

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Diabetes symposium set for BRMC

Diabetes symposium set for BRMC

June 25th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Tennessee is the fourth highest in the nation in prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, and Sullivan County is among the top five counties in the state.

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Hope still alive for hospital in Lee County

Hope still alive for hospital in Lee County

June 20th, 2014 10:00 pm by Hank Hayes

The Lee County Hospital Authority announced Friday ongoing discussions are being held with Wellmont Health System regarding the potential re-opening of the former Lee Regional Medical Center under the Authority's management

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Judge Faulk grateful for prayers as his battle against cancer continues

Judge Faulk grateful for prayers as his battle against cancer continues

June 19th, 2014 8:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Circuit Judge Mike Faulk said Thursday he had just completed his fourth round of chemotherapy and was on his way home to Hawkins County to take his place back on the bench.

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