KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Ballad Health and Kingsport officials cut the ribbon Wednesday on this region’s third pediatric emergency department.
And implying that her decision to keep taking them contributed to her son's stay in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The All About That …
Experts agree that lack of access to nutritious food in certain areas, the impacts of poor eating habits during the pandemic and intense weight-related stigma are worsening childhood obesity challenges.
I would say, no matter what you choose to call it, Russell Lievers received a miracle — that’s pronounced “mir-a-cul” — from God.
This region recorded its first weekly decline in new cases of COVID-19 this summer, fueled by a 25% reduction across 10 Northeast Tennessee counties.
FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 60 percent of adult emergency department visits are by patients with at least one chronic condition associated with severe COVID-19, according to a study published online Sept. 1 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A new smartwatch could be a key player in preventing heart attacks among people suffering from risky heart conditions, a new study claims.
TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Every year, anywhere from 700,000 to 1 million people fall while in U.S. hospitals, and this often triggers a downward health spiral.
TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- Practically from the time she figured out crawling, Kacie Nowakowski began somersaulting around her home.
TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 vaccines do not increase your risk for stroke, new research shows, but severe COVID infection does, and experts hope the finding will ease the concerns of those who are hesitant to get the shot.
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Recent years have seen several high-profile cases of doctors sexually abusing young patients. Now the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is issuing new recommendations aimed at prevention.
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. doctors administered more than 150,000 doses of useless monoclonal antibody treatments to COVID-19 patients early this year, spending loads of cash on therapies that had been deemed of no benefit, a new study has found.
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is considerable variation in uptake of COVID-19 boosters by geography, sociodemographic characteristics, and occupation, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in JAMA Network Open.
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Pediatric emergency department visit rates related to batteries, particularly button batteries, increased from 2010 to 2017, according to a study published online Aug. 29 in Pediatrics.
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Trista Hamsmith’s 18-month-old daughter, Reese, died after swallowing a button battery that slipped out of a remote control in the fall of 2020, and the mom-turned-advocate has spent the past two years trying to make sure no other child dies this way.
SUNDAY, Aug. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- As high school sports get underway this fall, sports medicine specialists remind athletes, parents and coaches that concussions can be challenging to diagnose.
Just Sam is in the hospital and in need of "serious help" as she posted an image of a set of scales onto Instagram.
FRIDAY, Aug. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Use of the Smart Sock system may reduce hospital fall rates among fall-risk patients, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality.
Area deaths due to COVID-19 rose 66% during the past week while the number of new cases rose 31.5% across the region, which remains in the gri…
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