After recent efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Tennessee were postponed once again on Capitol Hill, local medical marijuana advocates are planning another Johnson City rally on Saturday to voice their disappointment.
In the midst of the opioid crisis that has hit Northeast Tennessee hard, there has been an increasing sense of urgency in recent years among officials at East Tennessee State University to promote efforts to battle the epidemic.
Health experts are beginning to take a closer look at the harmful effects of electronic cigarettes, which are often marketed as a safe alternative to smoking.
When fundraisers work toward helping people in other nations, some Americans often wonder why we should assist people elsewhere when there’s so much need here.
Milligan College recognized seven local leaders at Tuesday’s annual Leaders in Christian Service Convocation who officials say have demonstrated servant leadership throughout their careers.
What we must be concerned for is the future of Medicare.
Regional educators have a message for girls in public schools – science and technology aren’t just for boys.
Patients at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center's intensive care unit can now be served by doctors hundreds of miles away, thanks to a new tele-ICU system installed in the ward.
At Tuesday’s annual East Tennessee State University Boland Undergraduate Research Symposium, students from a broad range of disciplines from the humanities to the sciences unveiled their research to the public in the Millennium Centre.
“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.