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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

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

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

Ground breaking for Kittrell public safety and health building

Mar 14, 2022 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron, county commissioners and first responders helped break ground Thursday for the Public Safety and Health Building to serve the Kittrell c.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic’s Gastroenterology Department Leads Local Charge for Colorectal Cancer Awareness and Screening

Mar 10, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Recent studies have revealed an increase in incidence of colorectal cancer amongst people younger than age 50, which has led to updated screening recommendations.This is why.... Read More

The function of Serotonin and the battle of depression that many face throughout Rutherford County and Beyond

Mar 08, 2022 at 11:23 am by WGNS

Depression is one of the many side effects of the COVID Pandemic that has been experienced by a multitude of patients, according to Dr. Jessica Crowder in Murfreesboro...Those.... 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

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

In Sickness and in Health: Wife Donates Kidney to Husband

Feb 15, 2022 at 03:34 pm by WGNS

It was young love. Wendy and Rayme Phillips, 60, met at a church gathering and started dating in January 1980. A little over a year later, in April 1981, they were married a.... Read More

Giving the Gift of Milk this New Year. Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford and the Milk Bank of Tennessee Team up to Save Babies’ Lives

Feb 11, 2022 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

Some call it liquid gold. Breast milk has many advantages in helping babies grow. It can build immunity and mature intestinal tracts, provide vital nutrients and hormones, red.... Read More

Gene Variants Increase Risk of Kidney Failure in Black Veterans With COVID-19: Study

Feb 11, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Gene variants increased the risk of acute kidney injury and death in veterans of African ancestry who were hospitalized with COVID-19, according to a new study published in&nb.... Read More

Vanderbilt and CDC Research Shows Third Vaccine Dose Key to Preventing Omicron Hospitalization

Feb 09, 2022 at 10:16 am by WGNS

New research shows that two doses of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine result in lower effectiveness for preventing hospitalization for the omicron variant (65%) than previous variants.... Read More

Today, WGNS Focused on Heart Health with a guest from Ascension Saint Thomas Heart Rutherford

Feb 08, 2022 at 09:02 am by Producer

Our guest this morning was Dr. Ramya Suryadevara, MD, FACC, FSCAI who discussed with host Scott Walker, common problems dealing with the heart. February is American Heart.... Read More

TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center Goes Red for Women's Heart Health

Feb 07, 2022 at 07:15 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, Tenn. - February is American Heart Month and is dedicated to focusing on heart healthy habits to help prevent cardiovascular disease. To raise awareness throughou.... Read More