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Posted on February 28, 2015 at 6:21 pm

New Start to Life to focus on diabetes prevention A new lifestyle intervention program called “New Start To Life” can prevent — and even reverse — diabetes, among other diseases. Lynda Nelson, the local host of New Start, will explain how the program works during a lecture Monday, March 9. The event will be held from 11 a.m.to noon in the Everett and Carolyn Coolidge Volunteer Conference Center at Takoma

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  • UT Regional Health Center in Sevierville to host health screening and wellness fair

    Posted on February 22, 2015 at 12:10 am

    The University of Tennessee Medical Center Regional Health Center – Sevierville is holding a comprehensive community health screening and wellness fair at its new location at 1130 Middle Creek Rd. in Sevierville on Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the event, the medical center will offer numerous free and discounted health screenings as well as valuable information that can help participants have a better understanding of

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on February 22, 2015 at 12:09 am

    February 17 12 p.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 7 p.m. at Price less, 208 W. Broadway, Newport. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. February 18 7 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 3 p.m. at Greene Valle Developmental Center Third Floor Administration Building, 4850 Andrew Johnson Hwy., Greeneville. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. 10 a.m. MARSH REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 2 p.m. at Church

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on February 14, 2015 at 5:22 pm

    February 17 12 p.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 7 p.m. at Price less, 208 W. Broadway, Newport. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. February 18 7 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 3 p.m. at Greene Valle Developmental Center Third Floor Administration Building, 4850 Andrew Johnson Hwy., Greeneville. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. 10 a.m. MARSH REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 2 p.m. at Church

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  • Brookdale Morristown offering in-house heart education visits

    Posted on February 7, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    Many women don’t realize as they age they become more likely to develop heart disease. To combat this problem, a team from Brookdale Morristown is fanning out to personally alert area women age 65 and older to their increased risk disease and provide resources to fight it. Brookdale Morristown’s effort is part of “10,000 Heart to Hearts,” a nationwide initiative being conducted by its parent organization Brookdale with the goal

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on February 7, 2015 at 9:21 pm

    February 9   11 a.m. LECTURE: THE IMPORTANCE OF OBTAINING A HEALTHY WEIGHT until noon in the Everett and Carolyn Coolidge Volunteer Conference Center at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville. Dietitian and certified diabetes educator Joanie Scott will discuss how being overweight increases the risk of diabetes. She will share a week’s worth of breakfast, lunch and dinner menus and recipes. Light snacks will be served and door prizes will

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  • Defeat of Insure Tenn. leaves Haslam frustrated, embarrassed

    Posted on February 6, 2015 at 1:47 pm

    Republican Gov. Bill Haslam speaks to reporters in an office suite at the state Capitol in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Feb. 4., after the GOP-controlled Legislature defeated his Insure Tennessee proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income residents.

    NASHVILLE (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam insists he’s not giving up on his Insure Tennessee proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income people in the state, though he says he doesn’t have any specific plans for resurrecting the measure this year. Haslam told editors and publishers attending a Tennessee Press Association luncheon in Nashville on Thursday that he was frustrated by the measure’s defeat, surprised by lawmakers’ level

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