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Posted on May 3, 2015 at 9:53 am

MAY 4 11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. May 5 11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System Northeast Tower Conference Room, 908 W. Fourth North St., Morristown. For more information, visit www.medicblood.com or call 865-524-3074. May 11 10 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 4 p.m. at

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  • Hamblen Health Department offering quit smoking program for pregnant women

    Posted on April 25, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    Tara Beffrey, holding her daughter, Reagan, displays free diaper vouchers received through the Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program offered at the Hamblen County Health Department.  Beffrey is the first program participant to quit smoking and complete all education requirements.

    The Hamblen County Health Department has staff trained and is certified to offer a program to help pregnant women quit smoking and stay quit. “We know the harm tobacco use causes to the mother and unborn child. This program is research-based and proven to help pregnant women quit smoking and stay quit,” said Laurie Adams, BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Program executive director in Jamestown, New York. “The Hamblen

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on April 25, 2015 at 6:43 pm

    April 28 8 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 3 p.m. at Morristown-Hamblen West High, 1025 Sulphur Springs Rd., Morristown. For more information, call Medic at 865-524-3074. 8 a.m. MARSH REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 2 p.m. at Volunteer High School in Church Hill. For more information, call 423-408-7500. May 1 8 a.m. DIABETES SYMPOSIUM until 4 p.m. for clinical professionals at the Bristol Regional Medical Center. Pre-registration for the symposium

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on April 18, 2015 at 7:45 pm

    April 22   9 a.m. SPRING HEALTH FAIR until 11 a.m. at the Senior Citizen Center, 841 Lincoln Ave., Morristown. Free screenings include blood pressure checks, blood sugar checks, hearth rhythm, circulation testing and allergy screening. Lab work includes PSA ($35), thyroid profile ($25), lipid profile ($20), CDC and basic metabolic profile ($25). Fasting is required for lipid and metabolic profile. Lab work by Lakeway Regional Hospital. Senior information on

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  • Juvenile Diabetes walk planned

    Posted on April 18, 2015 at 7:43 pm

    The 2015 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk for the East Tennessee Chapter will be held at World’s Fair Park in Knoxville on Saturday, April 25. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 10. The walk is three miles long. The JDRF Walk raises money for life-changing Type 1 diabetes research in hopes of creating a world without the disease. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in

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  • Tennova announces employees of the year at area hospitals

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    Tennova Healthcare recently recognized one employee at each of its seven hospitals as “2014 Employee of the Year,” including three Lakeway Area health care professionals: • Eric Lamb, a computerized tomography technologist, in the Radiology Department at Lakeway Regional Hospital • Frank Stump, logistist specialist, in the Imaging Department at Jefferson Memorial Hospital • Registered nurse Lisa Hartzog, a staff nurse in the Critical Care Unit at Newport Medical Center

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on April 11, 2015 at 5:35 pm

    April 13 11 a.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD DRIVE until 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 951 S. Highway 92, Dandridge. For more information, call Medic at 865-524-3074. 11 a.m. LECTURE: THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING until noon in the Everett and Carolyn Coolidge Volunteer Conference Center at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville. Light snacks will be served and door prizes will be given away. Reservations are requested, but

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