Posted: Sunday - Sept. 12, 2010
Memorial posting open heart surgery video
Memorial Hospital is opening up its operating room in an online marketing campaign that aims to capitalize on Internet-savvy patients and their thirst for health information.
Posted: Thursday - Aug. 26, 2010
Hard to swallow
Buddy Scallia ate grapefruit one morning and later tossed back a Crestor pill to help control his cholesterol.
Posted: Monday - Aug. 23, 2010
No evidence that tainted eggs go beyond 2 farms
WASHINGTON — Food and Drug Administration officials said Monday that there is no evidence a massive outbreak of salmonella in eggs has spread beyond two Iowa farms, though a team of investigators is still trying to figure out what caused it.
Posted: Monday - Aug. 23, 2010
Protecting premium dollars
Consumer advocates and doctors are praising reforms that force health insurers to direct more dollars to actual medical care and less to profits and executive bonuses.
Posted: Sunday - Aug. 22, 2010
Falling for yoga
Chattanooga’s newest hybrid, paddleboard yoga, puts yogis in a shaky situation as they move through traditional yoga poses while standing on water.
Posted: Sunday - Aug. 22, 2010
Sequatchie County holds out hope for ER
Sequatchie County’s emergency room is on track to be converted into an urgent care clinic in two weeks, but county officials still are scrambling to find a new emergency services provider.
Posted: Thursday - Aug. 19, 2010
Fitness 101
It can be hard to fight off the freshman 15 when the $15 in your bank account can’t be spared for fitness costs.
Posted: Thursday - Aug. 19, 2010
STD vaccine offered for free
North Georgia health departments are now offering a free vaccine for HPV, a sexually transmitted disease that is the leading cause of cervical cancer.
Posted: Thursday - Aug. 19, 2010
Health Briefs
Expectant moms are invited to Parkridge East Hospital’s “Labor Day Soiree” (941 Spring Creek Road) at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28.
Posted: Wednesday - Aug. 18, 2010
Ash study shows no harmed health
A health study of 214 residents in 112 households near the Kingston ash spill site is getting a cautious thumbs up from community members
Posted: Wednesday - Aug. 18, 2010
Hospital cuts jobs to stay afloat
Murray County’s struggling community hospital should be able to stay afloat after job cuts announced this week, officials said Tuesday.
Posted: Wednesday - Aug. 18, 2010
School system close to compromise on health benefits
After more than a year of debate, Hamilton County Schools employees are one step closer to a new set of health insurance benefits.
Posted: Tuesday - Aug. 17, 2010
Prevention best medicine
Nearly every day, family medicine specialist Dr. Chip Harris sees patients who delay recommended preventive care because of money.
Posted: Monday - Aug. 16, 2010
Eve of change
Allison Peters has deep misgivings about health care reform and its potential impact on spending — both the government’s and her own.
Posted: Wednesday - Aug. 11, 2010
TennCare suppliers worried about new payer
Local medical equipment suppliers are worried their TennCare patients soon could be hard-pressed to buy home medical equipment locally.

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