Murfreesboro VA nurse earns international award for stellar care

Dec 17, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – La’Wanda Bowers, a licensed practical nurse at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, earned The DAISY Award for providing exceptional h.... Read More

State Approves Vanderbilt Hospital In Murfreesboro

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:50 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) On Wednesday afternoon (12/15/2021) the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency approved Vanderbilt University Medical Center's request to build a 42-bed.... Read More

TrustPoint Hospital Offers "Partial Hospitalization Program"

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:43 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On Thursday (12/16/2021) TrustPoint Hospital expanded its levels of care with a new partial hospitalization program. The local facility at 1009 N. Thompso.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Presents 2021 Physician Awards for Excellence in Clinical Leadership

Dec 10, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to recognize its 2021 honorees for outstanding accomplishments in clinical leadership.  Dr. Ma.... Read More

Insight Counseling Centers Announces Insight Ambassadors of Rutherford County

Dec 01, 2021 at 04:59 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. -  Insight Counseling Centers has announced a newly formed group, Insight Ambassadors of Rutherford County.The ambassadors have committed to represe.... Read More
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A Reminder to be Thankful This Thanksgiving comes easy for Mark Lively - after his COVID Journey and Recovery at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford

Nov 23, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

UPDATED Reminder to Give Thanks This Thanksgiving - Click the above photo of former patient Mark Lively for more pictures - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, former Ascensio.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System encourages Veterans to participate in the Great American Smokeout

Nov 18, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

The tobacco cessation program at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is encouraging Veterans and their loved ones to participate in the Great American Smokeout on November 18.T.... Read More

TN Department of Health Supports National Effort To Raise Awareness of Pre-Diabetes

Nov 10, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

Throughout November, the Tennessee Department of Health is recognizing National Diabetes Awareness Month. This year the campaign looks to educate individuals on ways to revers.... Read More

On today's show, WGNS Highlighted Bladder Problems that Many Face Daily

Nov 09, 2021 at 09:01 am by Producer

We spoke to Dr. Jill Danford, who is part of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford and Saint Thomas Midtown. Dr. Danford is a urogynecologist who often focuses on bladder issues i.... Read More

POVERTY - MORE FUNDING: WIC Program Announces Temporary Increase To WIC Cash-Value Benefit

Nov 04, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health announced a temporary increase to the Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) Cash-Value Benefit (CVB) for fruit and vegetable purchases..... Read More

Free flu vaccines provided across Tennessee on Nov. 9

Nov 04, 2021 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is urging all Tennesseans who have not yet received a flu vaccine this flu season to get one as soon as possible. For the fourth consecutive.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas earns national recognition for efforts to improve cardiovascular and neurology treatment

Nov 02, 2021 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital, Midtown and West campuses, and Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford have received 5 American Heart Association Achievement Awards for implementin.... Read More

Hepatitis C Infections Among Pregnant People Increased Substantially Between 2009 and 2019

Oct 29, 2021 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection can lead to long-term health problems including liver damage, liver failure, cirrhosis, liver cancer and even death. These outcomes are espec.... Read More

Wear a Little Purple with Your Pink Campaign

Oct 21, 2021 at 02:23 pm by WGNS

During October, the Tennessee Department of Health recognizes both Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence Awareness with the Wear a Little Purple with Your Pink Campaign.  T.... Read More

Lunch & Learn in Murfreesboro on Mental Illness and the Screening of The Pink Canopy Film

Oct 21, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The community is invited to attend an evening of mental health awareness. This event will consist of the premier documentary film, “The Pink Canopy," from writer/produ.... Read More

FREE COVID Vaccinations in Murfreesboro on October 25th

Oct 09, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - This month, Murfreesboro will host professionals from across the state for the 2021 TAHPERD Annual Convention. TAHPERD stands for The Tennessee As.... Read More

MTSU, community collaborate Oct. 9 on 1st of new nature-focused arts workshops

Oct 07, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Multiple MTSU departments are collaborating on “Green is the New Blue,” a new nature-focused, monthly com.... Read More

TN Health News: Tennessee Celebrates Child Health Month

Oct 05, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is recognizing Child Health Month (CHM) throughout the month of October. This annual recognition is a time to celebrate and raise awar.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Physicians Recommend These 5 Things For Prostate Cancer Health

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:02 pm by WGNS

Nearly 250,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men.... Read More

Rutherford Heart Walk set for September 25th led by retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber

Sep 20, 2021 at 10:08 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting Rutherford County b.... Read More