Surgery Center To Open in Murfreesboro’s New Salem Corridor

    Aug 03, 2021 at 02:56 pm by WGNS

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, United Surgical Partners International (USPI) and physician partners will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the.... Read More

    Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Nurses Throw Birthday Party for Patient’s 1-Year-Old Son

    Aug 02, 2021 at 10:13 am by WGNS

    Sometimes things happen that are beyond your control, and you have to make the best of the situation. Patrick Regg, a patient at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, found himse.... Read More

    Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital CEO Joins WGNS On Air Tuesday

    Jul 13, 2021 at 09:13 am by Producer

    Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford President and CEO Gordon B. Ferguson was our guest on The Action Line Tuesday morning. Some of the items that were discussed included: -.... Read More

    Aladdin Temp-Rite makes generous donation to the Tennessee Fisher House Foundation Inc.

    Jul 12, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

    Nate Jackson, President and Joshua White, Tech Service Specialist (a Veteran) of Aladdin Temp-Rite located in Hendersonville, Tennessee recently presented to Tennessee Fisher.... Read More

    Free Health Fair and Food Distribution at Patterson Park in Murfreesboro on July 17th

    Jun 25, 2021 at 11:05 am by WGNS

    (Murfreesboro, TN) - Healthy Tennessee, a non-profit organization founded by Vanderbilt orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Manny Sethi is hosting a free health fair on Saturda.... Read More

    St. Thomas Rutherford Requesting Cardiac Surgery Program

    Jun 22, 2021 at 12:29 pm by WGNS

    (MURFREESBORO)  With the growth in Rutherford County along with the people living in the contiguous counties who depend on the medical services here, Ascension St. Thomas.... Read More

    Meet the Poodle Bringing Joy to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Patients

    Jun 08, 2021 at 03:31 pm by WGNS

    An innovative pet therapy program launched last week at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford with Magnolia Grace, a sweet three-year-old poodle nicknamed Maggie.  &n.... Read More

    Primary Care and Hope Clinic Breaks Ground in Smyrna

    Jun 02, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

    SMYRNA – The Primary Care and Hope Clinic has broken ground on a $6.6 million health care clinic to be located at 500 Spc Neal Mitchell Place across from the Nissan Asse.... Read More

    Preventing Colon Cancer, the Third Most Common Cancer in America

    Jun 02, 2021 at 09:11 am by WGNS

    The topic of cancer has received less publicity since the start of the COVID Pandemic, largely due to the fact that COVID-19 hit areas like Rutherford County so quickly. At th.... Read More

    Medical Marijuana Inches Closer to Reality in the Volunteer State

    May 11, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

    Before adjourning last week, the Tennessee General Assembly approved legislation creating the Tennessee Medical Cannabis Commission. The commission will serve as a nonpartisan.... Read More

    Special Kids Seeks New "Nurse Manager"

    Mar 29, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

    The Special Kids campus is now looking to fill one of their most critical leadership positions, the non-profit is searching to hire a new "nurse manager" to oversee the n.... Read More

    Local Doctor Offices Now Offering COVID Vaccine to those 16 and Older in Rutherford County

    Mar 26, 2021 at 01:22 pm by WGNS

    As the COVID vaccines become more readily available, locations of where patients can receive the vaccine are also expanding.As heard in previous WGNS newscast, Governor Bill L.... Read More

    Most Medical Offices Still Require Face Coverings

    Mar 15, 2021 at 06:54 am by WGNS

    While the mask mandate has been lifted throughout Rutherford County, many businesses and medical offices continue to ask patrons, clients and guests to continue wearing a face.... Read More

    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System expands COVID-19 vaccines to enrolled Veterans of all ages

    Mar 12, 2021 at 12:28 pm by WGNS

    The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is offering COVID-19 vaccines to enrolled Veterans of all ages starting Friday, March 12.To request a vaccine appointment, enrolled Vete.... Read More

    UPDATE: Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations

    Mar 10, 2021 at 11:33 am by WGNS

    Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is now vaccinating those who are age 16 or older who are at a high risk of contracting COVID-19, which is under the state’s Phase 1c group. T.... Read More

    Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations

    Mar 03, 2021 at 09:11 am by WGNS

    Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (MMC) is now providing aid in the solution to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering vaccines to patients and those in the Rutherford County Community.C.... Read More

    How robots are fighting COVID-19 at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

    Feb 26, 2021 at 09:09 am by WGNS

    Robots are taking over the fight against COVID-19 and the VA medical center in Murfreesboro already has 5 robots, each wrapped in camouflage.The Tennessee Valley Healthca.... Read More

    First time in the past 20+ Years for Murfreesboro Medical Clinic to Close for Consecutive Days due to Weather

    Feb 18, 2021 at 02:16 pm by WGNS

    UPDATE: While Murfreesboro Medical Clinic will reopen on Friday (2/19/2021), this past week has been the longest period of time they have ever shut down - which was a big deci.... Read More

    Bald In The Boro - Thank You For 10 Wonderful Years!

    Feb 03, 2021 at 05:42 pm by WGNS

    In 2011, Bald in the Boro was founded in partnership with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research through a fun day of head-shaving! Over th.... Read More

    New Technology at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, $2.75 Million Investment

    Dec 15, 2020 at 09:50 am by WGNS

    Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford has announced the installation of one of its latest technological advancements, the Siemens Artis Q biplane angiography system. The culm.... Read More