Kids Need Enough Sleep to Succeed at School

Posted on August 10, 2017

Although many kids stay up late on long summer days, once school starts in the fall they should return to their normal sleep routines, experts say. Adequate sleep is essential to a child’s academic success and overall well-being. Researchers say that three to five-year-olds need at 11 to 13 hours of shut-eye per night. Five […]

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July Daisy Award Winner – Christal Hadorn

Posted on August 9, 2017

Nursery worker Christal Hadorn, RN, was nominated by a patient for delivering outstanding care to her newborn during her stay at Fort Sanders Regional. The patient was concerned about her daughter’s health, but Christal was very proactive and kept Mom up to date on everything happening with the baby until she was able to go […]

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Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Seeks Volunteers for No One Dies Alone

Posted on August 7, 2017

Six months into the launch of its No One Dies Alone (NODA) program, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center continues to build its volunteer ranks to help meet end-of-life care need. “We talk about it being a patient need, but it’s really a need of our own to serve – an opportunity for us to serve […]

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B97.5 Michele Silva Finds Sciatic Back Pain Relief After Surgery

Posted on August 7, 2017

B97.5 radio personality Michele Silva is pain free after minimally invasive back surgery by neurosurgeon Joel Norman, MD at TN Brain and Spine.

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Welcome Danielle Hobdy, MD

Posted on August 3, 2017

Danielle Hobdy, MD joins Fort Sanders Women’s Specialists and Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare network.

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A New Perspective

Posted on August 3, 2017

On any given day, you’ll find cancer patients and survivors who have found hope and help at Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center.

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