Urologist, Dr. James Payne on WGNS Tuesday morning

Jun 14, 2022 at 09:10 am by Producer

Dr. James Payne joined WGNS' host Scott Walker on air Tuesday morning to talk about common issues impacting men. The local Urologist, who treats patients at his practice Mid.... Read More

Local Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital a Leader in "Digestion" Technology to Minimize Hospital Food Waste

Apr 26, 2022 at 09:40 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Ascension Saint Thomas is excited to participate in Stop Food Waste Day, an international campaign seeking to combat food waste with an annual flagship 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

New Air EVAC Lifeteam Helicopter to be Unveiled at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford on Friday

Feb 08, 2022 at 03:13 pm by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford will host a ribbon-cutting and blessing ceremony for the new Ascension Saint Thomas StatFlight-branded BELL 407GXi helicopter.Operated by Air.... 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

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford to host February 12th Galentine's Day Mammogram Event

Feb 07, 2022 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

It was February 2019 when Karen Samuels went in for her routine mammogram. “When I got to the age where I could start having mammograms, I never missed my annual appoint.... 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

A Mechanical Heart Device Gives Middle Tennessee Man a Second Chance at Life

Dec 07, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

When doctors tell you that you may only have six months to live, what do you do? Larry Young, 69 at the time, was told that medicine had done all it could do and his heart was.... Read More
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The Fight for Survival was Real for One Murfreesboro Man with COVID, Equaling the Best Thanksgiving to Come

Nov 19, 2021 at 07:49 am by WGNS

Click the above photo for more pictures - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, former Ascension Saint Thomas Rutheford patient Mark Lively is returning to the hospital on Monday, No.... 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

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

Ribbon-Cutting for Tennessee’s First 3D Mobile Mammography Coach in Rutherford County

Oct 25, 2021 at 10:19 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford will host a ribbon-cutting celebration of Tennessee’s first 3D mammogram breast tomosynthesis coach.T.... Read More

REMINDER: Breast Cancer Treatment has Changed Greatly Over the Years (Virtual Seminar Nearing)

Oct 20, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Reports indicate about one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. By the end of 2021, close to 300,000 new breast cancer di.... Read More
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Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Celebrates Power of Pink Week

Oct 19, 2021 at 07:27 pm by WGNS

Last week in Murfreesboro, the Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month by creating a better understanding of breast cancer while.... Read More

Breast Cancer Treatment has Changed Greatly Over the Years (Virtual Seminar Nearing)

Oct 13, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Reports indicate about one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. By the end of 2021, close to 300,000 new breast cancer di.... Read More

COVID Patient Joe Gammon Released from Rehab After Spending Over 2 months at Ascension Saint Thomas Facilities

Oct 06, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

After spending over 2 months in the hospital due to COVID-19 complications, Joe Gammon of Middle Tennessee was discharged from Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown rehab fa.... Read More

UPDATE: Groundbreaking for New Neighborhood Hospital in Blackman Community

Sep 27, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford will host a groundbreaking ceremony for Tennessee’s first neighborhood hospital on Veterans Parkway.... 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

Local Doctor talks about the Risks of Ovarian Cancer

Sep 14, 2021 at 09:14 am by Producer

Dr. Jason Barnett (gynecologic oncology) He practices in both Murfreesboro at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and in Nashville at Saint Thomas Midtown.   To.... Read More

POSITIVE: After Middle Tennesse Man faces Triple By-Pass Surgery and Multiple Stents, Ascension Saint Thomas Doctors find an Alternative Procedure called Brachytherapy

Sep 08, 2021 at 12:16 pm by WGNS

When Andy Plank, 57, started having chest pain in early 2002, he knew he couldn't wait. “I went to Ascension Saint Thomas West ER immediately,” Andy said. Andy has.... Read More