Are you experiencing a fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and/or fatigue? If so, you’re not alone.
A decade ago, methamphetamine was the largest drug problem in East Tennessee. Today, the slow-killing drug has taken a back seat to a deadlier opioid epidemic, but meth continues to take its toll on the region.
One of the many conundrums emergency doctors and nurses face on a daily basis is whether to treat pain with over-the-counter medication or an opioid.
In an effort to promote health and wellness in the region, the Governor’s Foundation recently named Washington County a candidate for official designation as a Healthier Tennessee Community.
Wherever families choose to witness the eclipse, it is important to note that protective eyewear is a must. NASA recommends wearing ISO 12312-2 compliant and CE certified viewing glasses – not regular sunglasses. If not, it could be the last thing you witness, as the harsh ultraviolet rays that emanate from the eclipse could potentially cause viewers to go blind. Luckily, there are many local events where attendees will have free access to these viewing glasses to safely view this historic astronomical spectacle. Here is a roundup of some of these events.
Little Olympians were out in force Friday morning, running, jumping and leaping across the football field at Kermit Tipton Stadium on the campus of Science Hill High School.
Living healthy by improving one’s diet isn’t just what Seth McLaughlin preaches, but he tries to live it as well.
The disAbility Resource Center in Johnson City, a nonprofit provider of independent living services for people with disabilities in nine Northeast Tennessee counties, is facing a gradual reduction and eventual elimination of the federal funding
Apr 7, 2016 at 10:06 PM
The Regional Cancer Center at Johnson City Medical Center will host “Saving Our Smiles,” a fun, free awareness event for kids ages 8-14 on Saturday, April 16, from 3-5 p.m. at Carver Park, 322 W. Market St.
BOSTON — When Dr. Michelle Johnson scribbles out prescriptions, the next stop for many of her patients is the gym, not the pharmacy.
With the obvious exception of babies, not many people think about breast milk on a daily basis.
Typically associated with images of babies with smaller-than-normal heads, the Zika virus is a mosquito-born and sexually transmitted illness that has recently been the center of worldwide attention and speculation.
Every 13 seconds a senior citizen is treated in an emergency room after sustaining an injury from a fall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Mar 2, 2016 at 12:35 PM
If you look at the data, there’s little surprise that tobacco use and obesity are at the center of two of the most common New Year’s resolutions.
’Tisn’t the season for such high temperatures.