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MHHS offering new Barret’s Esophagus procedure

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 9:39 pm

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System is now offering a new procedure for patients diagnosed with Barrett’s Esophagus — a condition in that the tissue that normally lines the esophagus is replaced by tissue similar to that of the intestinal lining. The process, called intestinal metaplasia, puts patients at increased risk of developing esophageal adenocarcinoma, a rare type of cancer. One of every 10 people who experience gastric reflux will be diagnosed with

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on April 12, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: ctstate@lcs.net The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit etror.org or call 1-877-354-0353. Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. on

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: ctstate@lcs.net The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit etror.org or call 1-877-354-0353. Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. on

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  • UT Medical Center officially recognized as MS treatment center

    Posted on April 5, 2014 at 10:27 pm

    The Cole Neuroscience Center at The University of Tennessee Medical Center is now officially recognized as a Center for Comprehensive Multiple Scleroris Care through the National MS Society’s Partners in MS Care program. This formal recognition honors Cole Neuroscience’s commitment to providing exceptional coordinated, comprehensive MS care; and a continuing partnership with the Society to address the challenges of people affected by MS. The center is a leading provider of

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  • Oney named Lakeway Regional’s Employee of the year

    Posted on March 29, 2014 at 7:04 pm

    Lakeway Regional Hospital has named Virginia Oney as 2013 Employee of the Year, the highest honor bestowed on a hospital employee each year. Oney was chosen from more than 300 employees for the honor. “Health care requires a special blend of great people skills, tireless energy and the ability to work well under pressure,” said hospital Chief Executive Officer Clyde Wood. “People who work in health care share the common

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on March 29, 2014 at 7:02 pm

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: ctstate@lcs.net The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit etror.org or call 1-877-354-0353. Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. on

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  • East Tennessee Children’s Hospital planning $75 million expansion

    Posted on March 9, 2014 at 12:45 am

    East Tennessee Children’s Hospital and BarberMcMurry Architects recently unveiled plans for a $75 million expansion project. A 3D model and artist renderings of the planned five-story, 245,000-square-foot building was revealed to donors, hospital staff and media. The new facility will be built at the corner of White Avenue and 21st Street, the current location for emergency department parking. President/CEO Keith Goodwin highlighted key features of the project, which include a

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