Vanderbilt Child Health Poll analysis explores COVID-19 prevention in Tennessee schools

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Most Tennessee parents polled late in 2021 by researchers with the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy say they send their children to school with masks, but they also h.... Read More

Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office to Hire Two Medicolegal Investigators

Jan 19, 2022 at 01:05 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (January 19, 2022)—The Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office (RCMEO) is seeking to hire two Medicolegal Death Investigators (MDIs).The.... Read More

Vanderbilt Biostatisticians Launch Cancer-Immu Data Portal for Predicting Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade Immunotherapy

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

A new data portal called Cancer-Immu established by a team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center biostatisticians can help cancer clinicians and researchers predic.... Read More

Healthier Living and a few tips from Locally Owned and Operated Sunshine Nutrition Center

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Local health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your health and helping residen.... Read More

Sen. Shane Reeves of Murfreesboro to Address Respite Care for Alzheimer's Patients

Jan 15, 2022 at 05:30 pm by WGNS

Sen. Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) and Rep. Ryan Williams (R-Cookeville) will hold a news conference on Wednesday, January 19, at 10:30 a.m. at Cordell Hull to speak about S.... Read More

Murfreesboro Vice-Mayor Facing A "Possibly Fatal Medical Condition" (Madelyn Scales-Harris on WGNS 7:20AM this Friday)

Jan 12, 2022 at 05:22 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) The Murfreesboro City Council conducted a special workshop session at 11:30AM Wednesday morning in the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport. Murfreesboro Vice-Ma.... Read More

TN Department of Health Recognizes Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Jan 10, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

This new year, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) continues to urge Tennesseans to prioritize their health. One way to live a healthier version of yourself is to take st.... Read More

Interview: Sunshine Nutrition Center, giving a few tips on healthier eating

Jan 10, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Local health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your health and helping resid.... Read More

Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Access Increases in Areas With Large Medicaid Population

Jan 04, 2022 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

Researchers report that in communities where Medicaid is a more common source of insurance, providers of buprenorphine, an effective treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), a.... Read More

Tennessee Receives Oral Antiviral COVID-19 Treatment Supply

Dec 30, 2021 at 10:12 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced the state has received shipments of the Merck and Pfizer oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19.The Food and Drug Administra.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department Advises of Testing and Vaccination Date/Time Changes and Holiday Hours

Dec 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) is advising the community of changes in dates/times in COVID-19 testing and vaccination offerings as wel.... Read More

Study Finds Sexual Minority Communities Disproportionately Engage in Behaviors to Reduce Medication Costs

Dec 29, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Individuals from sexual minority populations, including members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer communities, are more likely than heterosexual individuals to engage in.... Read More

Heart attack deaths more likely during winter holiday season than any other time of year

Dec 21, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Scientific research over time has shown an uptick in cardiac events during the winter holiday season, and more people die from heart attacks between D.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic’s OBGYN Department First in TN to Be Recognized as a Patient-Centered Specialty Practice by NCQA

Dec 21, 2021 at 06:54 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Medical Clinic’s (MMC) OBGYN department, which provides the full spectrum in obstetrical and gynecological care to women in Midd.... Read More

Murfreesboro VA nurse earns international award for stellar care

Dec 17, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – La’Wanda Bowers, a licensed practical nurse at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, earned The DAISY Award for providing exceptional h.... Read More

State Approves Vanderbilt Hospital In Murfreesboro

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:50 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) On Wednesday afternoon (12/15/2021) the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency approved Vanderbilt University Medical Center's request to build a 42-bed.... Read More

TrustPoint Hospital Offers "Partial Hospitalization Program"

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:43 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On Thursday (12/16/2021) TrustPoint Hospital expanded its levels of care with a new partial hospitalization program. The local facility at 1009 N. Thompso.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Presents 2021 Physician Awards for Excellence in Clinical Leadership

Dec 10, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to recognize its 2021 honorees for outstanding accomplishments in clinical leadership.  Dr. Ma.... Read More

Insight Counseling Centers Announces Insight Ambassadors of Rutherford County

Dec 01, 2021 at 04:59 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. -  Insight Counseling Centers has announced a newly formed group, Insight Ambassadors of Rutherford County.The ambassadors have committed to represe.... Read More
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A Reminder to be Thankful This Thanksgiving comes easy for Mark Lively - after his COVID Journey and Recovery at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford

Nov 23, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

UPDATED Reminder to Give Thanks This Thanksgiving - Click the above photo of former patient Mark Lively for more pictures - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, former Ascensio.... Read More