Weight Loss through the Saint Thomas Bariatric Program and Bariatric Surgery

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:16 am by Producer

Dr. Stephen Allen Rich talks about the Saint Thomas Bariatric Program Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Rich is located in Murfreesboro and helps a wide variety of local residents with w.... Read More

Local Doctors Fight Cancer with Innovative "Hot Chemotherapy" Treatment

Apr 07, 2021 at 11:33 pm by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Barnett and Dr. Michael Stany have become the first gynecological oncologists in Tennessee to perform a type of ch.... Read More

"50th Birthday Reunion" for Murfreesboro Brain Tumor Survivor

Mar 19, 2021 at 11:19 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee native Brian Toungette will be turning 50 on March 24. Though the "big 5-0" is a notable occasion for most people, this birthday is especially meaningful.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Daisy Troop Makes Sweet Stop at Murfreesboro Hospital

Mar 11, 2021 at 02:06 pm by WGNS

Last week, the kind-hearted young ladies of Daisy Troop 3071 delivered Girl Scout cookies and a handmade banner to the frontline heroes at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Ho.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Loosens Visitor Restrictions for Labor and Delivery in Saint Thomas Rutherford

Feb 26, 2021 at 09:24 am by WGNS

Expectant mothers can breathe a sigh of relief as Ascension Saint Thomas loosens visitor restrictions for its obstetrics areas.At Saint Rutherford, 2 visitors ages 18 or.... Read More

Nashville and Murfreesboro Babies "Go Red" for Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Feb 11, 2021 at 02:29 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee proudly "went red" on Friday for National Wear Red Day, but the mission of Heart Month is far from over! The newborns of Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midto.... Read More

2020 Physician Awards - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

Jan 25, 2021 at 10:05 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to recognize its 2020 honorees for outstanding accomplishments in clinical leadership. Dr. Pam Sing.... Read More

Mothers-to-be at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Complications

Jan 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

A lot of questions circulate around the COVID Vaccine, but little has been discussed about expectant mothers. That said, more should be addressed about the subject because Rut.... Read More

Should you get the COVID Vaccine?

Jan 12, 2021 at 09:10 am by Producer

On this mornings show, WGNS explored the question, "Should you get the COVID Vaccine?" Our guest during the first half of the program was Dr. David Sellers with Saint Thomas R.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Names New Director of Emergency Department

Jan 11, 2021 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TENN. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to introduce Doris Price, DNP, MSN, RN, NE-BC, as its new Director of the Emergency Department.&nbs.... Read More

SECOND Suspect Sought in Murder of Nurse on Interstate

Jan 06, 2021 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

A second person is being sought by Nashville Metro Police in the shooting death of Caitlyn Kaufman on Interstate 440. Kaufman was the woman who was on her way to work when s.... Read More

UPDATE: Murder of Saint Thomas Nurse - $15,000 Reward for Clues in Case

Dec 09, 2020 at 01:12 pm by WGNS

The reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Nashville nurse Caitlyn Kaufman now stands at $15,000.  A second loca.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas expands online mental health and counseling services

Dec 03, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas, part of Ascension, is increasing access to essential mental health and counseling services for those in our communities who need it most. Ascension Onl.... Read More

Middle Tennessean Gives Mom a KIDNEY for her Birthday

Nov 18, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

Longtime Antioch resident Geraldean Smith celebrated her 66th birthday on September 30th. Her most memorable present? A kidney donated by her son, 42-year-old Howard Smith Jr..... Read More

THIS SATURDAY: Drug Take Back in Murfreesboro

Oct 19, 2020 at 12:25 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) – Prevention Coalition for Success is holding a drug take back event at Saint Thomas Rutherford on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00.... Read More

Op-ed: Flu vs. COVID-19 - Ascension Saint Thomas

Oct 13, 2020 at 10:38 am by WGNS

Op-Ed by Dr. Greg James Chief Clinical Officer, Ascension Saint Thomas:  Flu season typically begins to ramp up in October which, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic&.... Read More

9th Annual Wine Around the Square is Nearing in Murfreesboro

Aug 31, 2020 at 09:31 am by WGNS

Wine Around the Square is nearing. The event is an annual fundraiser to help fight Breast Cancer in Rutherford County and to raise awareness of the prevalent disease. Thi.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Rutherford County to Deliver On-Site, Near-Site Clinic Care

Aug 24, 2020 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - On September 1, Ascension Saint Thomas will officially partner with Rutherford County to provide on-site and near-site clinic services at three sites of.... Read More

Join Power of Pink and the Saint Thomas Rutherford Ambassadors for the Inaugural Wine Around the Square Virtual 5K

Aug 20, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

Lace up your sneakers for the first-ever Wine Around the Square Virtual 5K benefitting the Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation’s Power of Pink Fund. This exciting event i.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Contessa to Bring Hospital-Level Care into the Home

Aug 14, 2020 at 11:52 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford is offering patients Hospital Care at Home, an emerging healthcare option that brings all the essential elements of inpatient care to the com.... Read More