Health problems that largely result from poor diet and health habits – including obesity and diabetes – cost the states of Virginia and Tennessee more than $300 billion in health care costs each year.
Since 2012, the U.S. Olympic Training Site at East Tennessee State University has hosted their Olympic Day at Science Hill High School to get kids active.
The United Health Foundation recently released its 2018 America’s Health Rankings Senior Report focusing on senior health in Tennessee.
The university will be hosting its ETSU Next Olympic Hopeful Tryout at Science Hill High School’s Kermit Tipton Stadium from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 26.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams joined local officials, gubernatorial candidates and community members Wednesday at Johnson City’s Millennium Centre to discuss the health care issues facing the region today.
What was formerly known as YWCA Bristol will now be expanding its service area to encompass counties across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, the organization announced Thursday.
Some local Johnson City Press readers weighed in on social media to share their thoughts on what their resolutions for 2018 are.
Whether it’s Tennesseans’ indulgence in guilty pleasures like the “Southern diet,” tobacco use or the opioid crisis that has continued to plague the state, Tennessee has never been known as particularly healthy.