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

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

Heart attack deaths more likely during winter holiday season than any other time of year

Dec 21, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Scientific research over time has shown an uptick in cardiac events during the winter holiday season, and more people die from heart attacks between D.... 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

The Rutherford County American Heart Association Names Carrie Beth and Kirk Catron and Nikkole and Jimmy Aho Co-chairs of the 2022 Heart Ball

Nov 12, 2021 at 05:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn – The Rutherford County American Heart Association is pleased to announce Carrie Beth and Kirk Catron and Nikkole and Jimmy Aho (a.... 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

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

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

UPDATE: Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Continues to Prepare for New Program to Allow for Open Heart Surgeries in Murfreesboro

Aug 11, 2021 at 02:20 pm by WGNS

The organization of a new heart surgery center is underway now in Murfreesboro. If everything continues to go as planned, a finely tuned team of doctors, nurses and surgeons.... Read More

Rutherford Heart Walk, led by Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Keith M. Huber, invites participants to reconnect for heart health

Jul 15, 2021 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., July 15, 2021 —The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting.... 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

2020 Rutherford Heart Walk Digital Experience Set for Saturday, Sept. 26

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:48 am by WGNS

The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Walk Digital Experience, sponsored by Vanderbilt Heart, will be held this Saturday.With the recent coronavirus (CO.... Read More

Newlyweds Brought Closer Together by Husband's Heart Transplant

Jul 30, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Monica and Kevin felt an immediate spark when they met at a mutual friend's birthday party in 2012. But before they could schedule their first official date, Kevin was rushed.... Read More

Save lives while staying in - The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Walk goes virtual

Jul 28, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

With the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic keeping more Americans at home, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and.... Read More

The American Heart Association responds to alarming drop in 9-1-1 calls fueled by COVID-19 fears

Jul 20, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain emergency departments nationwide, a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Re.... Read More