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

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation to Host 2nd Annual Golf Tournamen

May 09, 2022 at 09:58 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation Golf Tourname.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Celebrates 95th Anniversary

Apr 12, 2022 at 09:05 am by Producer

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford celebrates its 95th Anniversary. President and CEO Gordon Ferguson share highlights of those years of service that began in 1927 with the Rut.... Read More

Number of uninsured children returning to pre-pandemic levels; overall wellbeing is lower than pre-pandemic

Apr 06, 2022 at 12:43 pm by WGNS

The most recent analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll by researchers in the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy shows that insurance coverage for Tennessee chil.... Read More

Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee Will Host Webinar on Breastfeeding and Benefits for Tiny Premature Infants on April 20th

Apr 05, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee (MMBTN) invites the public to participate in a webinar presentation on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:00 AM CST from.... Read More
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Life-Saving Stroke Intervention Offered in Rutherford County for the First Time

Apr 05, 2022 at 11:07 am by WGNS

On Tuesday (04/05/22), Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford became the first healthcare facility in Rutherford County to offer a potentially life-saving stroke interven.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Society Gala Honors the 2022 Philanthropist and Physician Champion Award Winners

Mar 31, 2022 at 03:52 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – The Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation’s annual Rutherford Society Gala was held on March 19, 2022, at Middle Tennessee.... Read More

Proposed Bill Sponsored by Murfreesboro Representative Gains Ground for Medical Cannabis Use

Mar 31, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

A bill sponsored by State Representative Bryan Terry that focuses on medical cannabis has been making progress in the Tennessee House of Representatives (HB 2641).Representati.... Read More

Vanderbilt Eye Institute opens in Murfreesboro

Mar 25, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Vanderbilt Eye Institute recently opened a new Murfreesboro office on Heritage Park Dr. Their eye institute is the largest ophthalmology practice in a several-state region and.... Read More