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

State Rep. Bryan Terry works to improve patient access and care

Oct 26, 2020 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The future of health care is consistently one of the top issues facing Tennesseans and America.  Encouraging steps are being made to address access with recent announceme.... Read More

Murfreesboro Native in the U.S. Army Awarded after Rendering Medical Aid to 94 Soldiers in 8 Days during Mass Casualty in Mojave Desert

Oct 09, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tennessee native Reed Walker who is enlisted in the U.S. Army, was recently awarded a U.S. Army Achievement Medal during a mass casualty at Fort Irwin in Califor.... Read More

Local VA receives 2020 Healthcare Organization of Distinction Award

Sep 21, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) received the Huron-Studer Group’s 2020 Healthcare Organization of Distinction award for sustained employee engage.... Read More