“I believe that over time, for many of us, serious healthcare events show the “advantage” plans for what they can be: a serious mistake” — Judy Garland.
Lizzie Monroe and Brent Sterling eagerly waited to see where they would start their residency training Friday. The couple hoped to stay together somewhere in Nashville or Chicago to continue their medical training.
Ballad Health has named local public health expert Paula Masters as the new vice president of health programs.
12-year-old Patiance Gardner beamed with excitement when hospital leaders announced the total raised through the 2018 Niswonger Children’s Hospital’s Radiothon.
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.
In patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping. And they provided slightly less pain relief.
It was crunch time Tuesday morning as the Ballad Health Foundation worked to raise more than $200,000 in a single day for its annual Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon fundraiser.
The numbers were only from emergency departments and did not include figures from urgent care providers and private physician offices.
Counselor Loren Biggs says the widening cultural acceptance of drinking is contributing to local trends in alcohol abuse.
During the past few days, school officials at University School said approximately 60 students – roughly 10 percent of the student body at the K-12 school – were out due to the flue various illnesses.
Never before have two states agreed to approve and supervise a merger quite like the one between Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System.
Like many people in my generation who grew up here in the Tri-Cities, I never realized just how much is happening here on a day-to-day basis.
A researcher in East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine is studying ways to better treat patients who have hepatitis C or other chronic viral infections.
Local residents suffering from hearing loss will now have access to a new, affordable clinic in Elizabethton.
According to the American Lung Association’s 2018 “State of Tobacco Control” report, Tennessee earned mixed grades on its tobacco policies.