New Westlawn Hospital in Blackman Area is Scheduled to Open to Patients This March

Jan 12, 2023 at 02:56 pm by WGNS News

A brand-new neighborhood hospital will soon open in the Blackman area of Murfreesboro. The hospital will be the very first of its kind to open in Tennessee, and it’s loc.... Read More

Flu Prevention and Treatment with Seasonal Influenza Activity High in TN and Severe Nationwide

Jan 04, 2023 at 09:01 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Health is encouraging all Tennesseans who have not had their annual flu vaccine to get immunized as soon as possible to protect themselves and prev.... Read More
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Rutherford County and Metro Nashville School Students Begin Healthcare Careers through Innovative New Program

Jan 04, 2023 at 08:38 pm by WGNS News

Ascension Saint Thomas today recognized the inaugural class of Ascension Saint Thomas Work-Based Learning, a new year-long program designed to prepare students from Metro Nash.... Read More

3 Murfreesboro Doctors Receive 2022 Physician Awards

Dec 15, 2022 at 04:50 pm by WGNS News

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford is pleased to recognize its 2022 honorees for outstanding accomplishments in clinical leadership.  Dr. David Beaird has been named Physi.... Read More

Senior Flair, the FREE Senior Health Fair THIS Thursday

Dec 06, 2022 at 11:01 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) A special senior health fair called Senior Flair will be held for area seniors on Thursday afternoon. The FREE event will be at St. Marks United Methodist C.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks at Number 17 on the List for Medical and Healthcare Spending

Nov 15, 2022 at 01:20 pm by WGNS News

HEALTHCARE and TENNESSEE'S RANKING - The challenges facing the healthcare sector in the U.S. are numerous. The U.S. lags behind other developed nations on many key metrics of.... Read More
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Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Names NICU after Generous Donors Lee and Susan Moss

Oct 04, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford and Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation are celebrating their newly named neonatal intensive care unit aft.... Read More

Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs Available in Tennessee - Job Fairs Held Weekly in Murfreesboro

Oct 03, 2022 at 12:40 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Currently, there 385,622 job openings in Tennessee. According to the Department of Labor & Workforce Development, 163 new job openings were posted.... Read More

TN Health News: Child Health Month

Sep 26, 2022 at 01:08 pm by WGNS News

(TENNESSEE) The Tennessee Department of Health is recognizing Child Health Month throughout October. This annual recognition celebrates and raises awareness about programs dev.... Read More

Avian Influenza Detected in Tennessee

Sep 15, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS News

TENNESSEE - A strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has sickened a poultry flock in West Tennessee. To protect the health of other domesticated birds, the State V.... Read More

TN Dept. of Health Will Use Federal Grant Award To Reduce Pregnancy-Related Deaths in Tennessee

Sep 06, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health has received a $5M competitive federal grant to fund community and clinical programs that improve Tennessee’s maternal health outcomes.... Read More

Sunshine Nutrition Center in Murfreesboro and Smyrna - They can help you feel healthy!

Jun 27, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Locally owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your healt.... Read More

Sunshine Nutrition Center in Murfreesboro and Smyrna - They can help you feel healthy!

Jun 20, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Locally owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your healt.... Read More

Renal Calculus is Both Painful and EXTREMELY Common in Rutherford County and Throughout the South

Jun 14, 2022 at 02:13 pm by WGNS

  A common health problem that residents in Rutherford County and throughout the south face is one that often comes with a hefty level of pain. Renal calculus usually im.... Read More

TrustPoint Hospital Opens New Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program

Jun 14, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — TrustPoint Hospital, one of middle Tennessee’s leading behavioral health treatment centers, is expanding its levels of care with a new intens.... Read More

Sunshine Nutrition Center in Murfreesboro and Smyrna - They can help you feel healthy!

Jun 13, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Locally owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your healt.... Read More

Sunshine Nutrition Center in Murfreesboro and Smyrna - They can help you feel healthy!

Jun 06, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Locally owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your healt.... Read More

$40,838 Raised to support vulnerable patients in Rutherford County

May 24, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

$40,838 Was raised at the 2nd annual Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation Golf Tournament. The event was held earlier this month at the Stones River Country Club in Mu.... Read More

Two face TennCare Fraud Charges in Rutherford County

May 16, 2022 at 05:56 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Two people in Rutherford County are charged with TennCare fraud in connection with allegedly giving false information so one of them could enroll in th.... Read More

Murfreesboro and Nashville VA to host in-person hiring fairs for nurses

May 10, 2022 at 02:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) is hosting an on-site hiring fair May 17 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at its Murfreesboro campus and May.... Read More