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Deadline approaching to sign up for Health Insurance on the Marketplace

Posted on January 31, 2015 at 6:20 pm

As the Feb. 15 deadline to sign up approaches, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging Tennessee consumers to check out their options for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. As of Jan. 16, 184,486 Tennessee consumers selected or were automatically reenrolled in Marketplace coverage. According to a report with additional details released by the HHS, of the 184,486 consumers in Tennessee who selected or were automatically

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on January 31, 2015 at 6:20 pm

    February 2 8 a.m. MARSH REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 2 p.m. at Cherokee High School in Rogersville. For more information, call 423-408-7500. 11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Family Discount Drugs, 702 W. Highway 25/70, Newport. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. 11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Walgreens, 1650 E. Andrew Johnson Hwy., Greeneville. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com

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  • Pediatric Rehab coming to Jefferson Memorial

    Posted on January 29, 2015 at 11:44 am

    Tennova Healthcare is expanding its outpatient rehabilitation program at Jefferson Memorial Hospital to include pediatric rehabilitation services. This means young patients will not need to travel a half hour or more to receive physical therapy, occupational therapy and/or speech therapy for illness, injury, disease or developmental delay. “Pediatric rehabilitation is about more than improving strength and physical functioning. It’s about inspiring young children and teens to gain the skills and

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on January 25, 2015 at 1:35 am

    January 26   12 p.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 7 p.m. at Mosheim Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star Dining Room, 1825 Main St., Mosheim. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. January 27   11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Walgreens, 2103 E. Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. 12 p.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 7 p.m.

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  • Alison Whittle fulfills requirements of Tinnitus Practitioners Association

    Posted on January 17, 2015 at 5:53 pm

    Doctor of Audiology Alison Whittle, Au.D., of Physicians Hearing Care, has demonstrated fulfillment of the requirements for membership in the Tinnitus Practitioners Association. The TPA is a national non-profit organization of audiologists dedicated to tinnitus and sound sensitivity care. Often called “ringing in the ears,” tinnitus is a common condition that affects approximately 50 million Americans. As a member of the TPA, Whittle has demonstrated knowledge and skill in the

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on January 17, 2015 at 5:52 pm

    January 20 11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Walters State Community College, 500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy., Morristown. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. January 21 11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Walters State Community College, 500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy., Morristown. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. January 26 12 p.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 7

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  • Hamblen Pediatric meets COLA accreditation

    Posted on January 11, 2015 at 1:29 am

    Hamblen Pediatric has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance of proficiency testing, and pass a rigorous on site laboratory survey. Hamblen Pediatric has earned COLA accreditation as a result of a long-term commitment to provide quality care to its patients. COLA is

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