Dr. Gerald Deehan Jr., assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at East Tennessee State University, is the recipient of a new grant that will examine adolescence as a susceptible period for the development of an alcohol-use disorder.
With supplies dwindling, area blood banks urgently need blood donations this January, recognized as National Blood Donor Month.
Hospital officials say the Johnson City Medical Center’s newly certified stroke center could mean the difference between life and death for some patients.
The Johnson City Fire Department visited Niswonger Children’s Hospital to spread Christmas cheer to children who spent the holiday away from their homes.
Dr. Alyssa Pfister, ETSU Quillen College of Medicine Class of 2005, knew when she came to Quillen for medical school that she wanted to establish a career through which she could serve the underserved.
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.
Niswonger Children’s Hospital needs Christmas toy donations for patients like 3-year-old leukemia patient Micah Delano, who spent last Christmas at the hospital instead of his home.
Trish Baise, a registered nurse with broad experience in hospital leadership and quality improvement, has been named chief executive officer of Franklin Woods Community Hospital and Woodridge Hospital, as well as administrator of Overmountain Recovery.
Though reports suggest this year’s flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective against a mutated strain of the virus, health care professionals in Tennessee are still urging people to get their shots.
A mother and father fighting through cancer treatments with their toddler son hope hundreds of donated toys they collected will make other sick children’s holidays brighter.
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.
With the Federal Trade Commission’s 30-day review now complete, the only thing separating Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System from merging is an official closing date.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Northeast Tennessee is particularly vulnerable to a rapid spread of hepatitis C and HIV, both of which are closely related to intravenous drug abuse.
Early detection of the flu is an important part of keeping schools healthy, and one San Francisco-based company will be helping University School do just that.
The Baby Box program, which was officially launched Tuesday at Niswonger Children’s Hospital, aims to provide every parent a free Baby Box, a safe sleeping space for babies made from durable cardboard and outfitted with a tight-fitting mattress covered with a breathable cotton sheet.