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

New guidelines hope to prevent colon cancer in younger people

Mar 25, 2022 at 06:54 am by WGNS

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control colorectal cancer is a third leading cause of cancer death for both men and women.... Read More

U.S. Precision Medicine Research Program Releases Genomic Data

Mar 18, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

Earlier this month the All of Us Research Program released an initial large batch of genomic data on its cloud-based research platform, the Researcher Workbench, including who.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Pediatrics Presents 3rd Annual Storybook Breakfast Fundraiser with Your Local United Way

Mar 16, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - MMC Pediatrics presents the Third Annual Storybook Breakfast fundraising event. Rutherford County’s youngest residents will have the chance.... Read More

Dr. Jessica Crowder joins WGNS on the air Tuesday morning - Hear the Podcast HERE

Mar 08, 2022 at 09:03 am by Producer

Our guest today is Dr. Jessica Crowder with the Ascension Medical Group - Saint Thomas New Salem offices. Today, Dr. Crowder talked about preventative health screenings of all.... Read More

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

Mar 07, 2022 at 02:22 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.-  The Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation will host their annual Society Gala on March 19, 2022. This event will take place at 6pm in Middle.... Read More

Dr. Craig McCabe on WGNS - Talking about allergies, eye issues and more

Mar 07, 2022 at 09:02 am by Producer

Craig McCabe, MD, "The Eye Doctor" interacts with the public about eye issues, allergies and more.  In addition to eye treatments and surgery, Dr. McCabe has made many fr.... Read More

Poll Shows Eroding Trust among Tennessee Parents in COVID-19 And Vaccine Information

Mar 05, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Fewer Tennessee parents polled by the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy in fall 2021 reported they trust information they receive about vaccines than the same time in.... Read More

TN Department of Health Awarded Project To Build Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

Mar 05, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced today it was awarded a two-year project to build capacity to promote Alzheimer's disease awareness. This project will suppor.... Read More

The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Ball - POSTPONED

Mar 03, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – The volunteer board of directors of the Rutherford County American Heart Association previoously announced the date of the Rutherford Heart Ball .... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Recognizes World Birth Defects Day

Mar 01, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health recognizes World Birth Defects Day on March 3, 2022, joining other birth defect prevention organizations, including the World Health Organiz.... Read More