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Jun 9, 2004 1:00:00 AM

HAWKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL TO CELEBRATE OPENING OF THE CENTER FOR SENIOR HEALTH

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – Hawkins County senior adults will soon have access to outstanding mental health services close to home. On Friday, June 11, Hawkins County Memorial Hospital will celebrate ...
Jun 8, 2004 1:00:00 AM

REBOUND HEADACHES TARGETED BY PHYSICIANS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}The first sign of trouble is often a visual disturbance such as seeing dots or flickers of light. For 45 million people, that’s how chronic headaches begin. In an effort to find some ...
Jun 3, 2004 1:00:00 AM

OCEAN-THEMED ARTWORK DECORATES BRISTOL REGIONAL PEDIATRICS DEPARTMENT

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}For a child, it’s scary to be sick. But now children who visit the pediatric treatment room at Bristol Regional Medical Center can escape to an underwater haven. Kingsport artist Suzanne ...
Jun 2, 2004 1:00:00 AM

HAWKINS COUNTY MEMORIAL CREATING RESPITE GARDEN FOR PATIENTS, STAFF

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – For many people, a home garden is a source of peace and relaxation. The sight of bright green leaves and the smell of blooming flowers simply makes people feel better. ...
Jun 1, 2004 1:00:00 AM

HAWKINS COUNTY’S TECHNOLOGY, IMPROVEMENTS TO BE FEATURED AT COMMUNITY EVENT

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – A renovated emergency department with cutting-edge technology. One of the fastest medical scanners in the world. A state-of-the-art communications system to transmit and ...
May 26, 2004 1:00:00 AM

AREA RESIDENTS URGED TO ‘BONE UP’ ON OSTEOPOROSIS

Imagine standing up to go into the kitchen and breaking your hip. Or reaching down to pick up a magazine and cracking a bone in your wrist. For the more than 44 million women and men over age 50 who are affected by osteoporosis, the risk of such ...
May 20, 2004 1:00:00 AM

BRMC OPENS WELLCARE CENTER IN BRISTOL MALL

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Residents of Bristol and the surrounding area now have another resource for good health. Bristol Regional Medical Center officials today joined with local leaders to mark the grand ...
May 13, 2004 1:00:00 AM

WELLMONT HOSPITALS TO RECEIVE ABOUT $2 MILLION IN ESSENTIAL-ACCESS FUNDING

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Two Wellmont Health System hospitals that provide care to a large number of TennCare and Medicaid patients will receive about $2 million in essential-access payments in the coming weeks ...
May 12, 2004 1:00:00 AM

EMPLOYEES AT WAL-MART DISTRIBUTION CENTER RAISE MORE THAN $90,000 FOR CMN, RANKING THIRD IN U.S. AND CANADA

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}MIDWAY – Not many people would open their back yard to 950 co-workers and their children for an entire Saturday. But to Channing Greene, an associate at the Wal-Mart Distribution Center ...
May 10, 2004 1:00:00 AM

FAMILY KITCHEN SERVES UP COMFORT AT HCMH

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – For many hospital patients, nothing sounds quite so appetizing as a home-cooked meal. Thanks to a new family kitchen at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital, home cooking is ...
May 4, 2004 1:00:00 AM

NEARLY 1,000 PARISHIONERS FROM 21 AREA CHURCHES JOIN PARISH NURSES ON JOURNEY TO GOOD HEALTH

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Remember the Chinese proverb that says a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step? Parishioners at 21 area churches have a proverb of their own: The journey to good health ...
Apr 26, 2004 1:00:00 AM

WHEN IS A HEADACHE NOT JUST A HEADACHE?

For most people, a couple of aspirin will relieve the pain of a headache. But for the 6 percent of individuals who suffer from migraines, relief can be elusive. “A normal headache usually lasts from one to two hours,” said Kevin Misischia, DO, of ...
Apr 19, 2004 1:00:00 AM

THERAPY CAN HELP PREGNANT WOMEN RELIEVE BACK PAIN

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}A pregnant woman arches, wincing, and places her hand on her lower back. It’s a familiar sight. Women around the world know back pain is a normal part of pregnancy. What many women may ...
Apr 8, 2004 1:00:00 AM

PRAYER LABYRINTH A PLACE FOR MEDITATION, RENEWAL

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}At first glance, it looks like a maze. But the circular, concrete path outside the Holston Valley Outpatient Center is not a place to get lost. Instead, the prayer labyrinth – just the ...
Apr 5, 2004 1:00:00 AM

GLUCOMMANDER AIDS DIABETES PATIENTS DURING SURGERY

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Diabetes patients at Bristol Regional Medical Center and Holston Valley Medical Center have an ally to speak for them when they can’t speak for themselves. The Glucommander, a ...
Apr 1, 2004 12:00:00 AM

NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT PROVIDES RELIEF FOR URINARY INCONTINENCE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Men and women living with urinary incontinence may not have to turn to medication or surgery to relieve their symptoms. Patients at the Holston Valley Outpatient Center are benefiting ...
Mar 30, 2004 12:00:00 AM

HAIR STYLISTS LIFT SPIRITS OF HOSPITAL PATIENTS

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}Nell Viers had to help the elderly patient from his wheelchair to the barber’s chair. The man was barely conscious as Viers trimmed his wispy, white hair. It was only when she asked him ...
Mar 29, 2004 12:00:00 AM

“INTENSIVE PRAYER UNIT” EXPANDS TO BRMC

What began as a partnership of prayer between a single hospital and church has now grown to include two hospitals and congregations across the region. The intensive prayer unit, a volunteer prayer initiative begun in 2002 by Holston Valley Medical ...
Mar 25, 2004 12:00:00 AM

WELLMONT EXPANDS PARISH NURSING PROGRAM TO ROGERSVILLE

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}ROGERSVILLE – For Allison Shuppert, caring for the parishioners of First United Methodist Church is like caring for family. After all, Shuppert’s parents both attend the church where she ...
Mar 22, 2004 12:00:00 AM

NEW TECHNOLOGY KEY TO ATTRACTING, RETAINING NURSES FOR WELLMONT HEALTH SYSTEM

#VOCUSHTML{font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:10pt;}With a future nursing shortage a concern for healthcare providers across the nation, Wellmont Health System is taking some high-tech steps to attract new nurses and retain its current ...
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