Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity receives $12,000 grant from Lowe’s to improve home safety and health outcomes in Rutherford County

Oct 20, 2022 at 02:59 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN — Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) has received a $12,000 grant from Lowe’s to help complete two Housing Plus Aging In Place pr.... Read More

Tennessee Launches 2nd Annual Let’s Talk Month Campaign

Oct 07, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS Radio News

In October, the Tennessee Department of Health will recognize Let’s Talk month, a nationwide awareness campaign that encourages caregivers and trusted adults to have car.... 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

UPDATED: A look at the latest health department scores at local restaurants in Rutherford County

Oct 02, 2022 at 11:53 am by WGNS News

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) We all enjoy a good meal at a local eatery, it’s what makes going out on the town fun! From date nights to dinner with the kids, din.... Read More

Giant HEALTH EXPO This Thursday At St. Clair Center

Oct 02, 2022 at 11:40 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The title of ‘Senior Citizen’ no longer brings to mind the seniors we once thought of as ‘old’ or ‘worn-out.’  .... 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

FREE Health Expo in Murfreesboro - Scheduled for October 6th

Sep 21, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The title of ‘Senior Citizen’ no longer brings to mind the seniors we once thought of as ‘old’ or ‘worn-out.’  .... 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

Monkeypox Numbers Grow, but COVID Continues to be the Larger Concern in Rutherford County and Beyond

Aug 29, 2022 at 12:01 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD CO., TENN) - WGNS has an update on the number of Monkeypox cases in Tennessee, the case number is now up to 156. Nationwide, the number of Monkeypox cases has incr.... Read More

Monkeypox Cases Climb to Over 11,000 Nationwide and 67 in Tennessee

Aug 12, 2022 at 11:32 am by WGNS

Over the week, the number of Monkeypox has climbed to 67 in Tennessee, according to the CDC. Nationwide, the number has grown by 2,243 new cases since Tuesday to a total of 11.... Read More

Asension Urgent Care Receives Accreditation

Jul 21, 2022 at 09:42 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care centers have received the Urgent Care Association (UCA) Accreditation designation, the highest level of distinction for an.... 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

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

The Positive Aging Conference will be held in Murfreesboro

Apr 19, 2022 at 07:14 am by WGNS

For those who are 60-plus, you likely don’t feel like someone you once labeled as elderly. Most seniors are much more active today, when compared to years past.An upcomi.... Read More