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Life-Changer Times Two

Posted on March 22, 2023

Surgeon says couples see great results with help from Fort Sanders Bariatrics Center Teaming up for weight loss is a great way to reach healthy goals. Just ask Fort Sanders Regional bariatric surgeon Mark Colquitt, MD, who has witnessed the power of pairs. “I enjoy taking care of couples because they do so well together,” […]

Harriman Veteran Receives Curative Cancer Treatment at Covenant Health

Posted on March 9, 2023

Determined. Motivated. Resolved. When Harriman resident Rich Robertson was diagnosed with early-stage rectal cancer, he knew he would do whatever it took to tackle it. Through two years of radiation, chemotherapy treatments and an intensive surgery that involved removing the cancerous tumor, he kept his sight on his goal: being cancer-free. Robertson has always been […]

Celebrate American Heart Month

Posted on February 22, 2023

February is American Heart Month, a great time to think about how you are caring for your heart. The heart is a muscle, and movement strengthens the heart the same way exercise strengthens muscles in other parts of your body. A strong heart does a better job of pumping blood through the body, and that […]

FLAME Award Winner- Jeremy Shore

Posted on February 17, 2023

It takes a village and we’re proud Jeremy Shore is a part of ours! Jeremy, a health unit coordinator, was nominated by a co-worker for the outstanding care he provided to both patient and staff. Upon noticing a co-worker from another department needed help getting a patient from wheelchair to car, he decided to pitch […]

Covenant Health, Encompass Health host grand opening celebrations for two inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in Knoxville

Posted on February 16, 2023

The joint venture includes a new 51-bed freestanding rehabilitation hospital and renovation of the downtown Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center location.

Tips for a Heart Healthy Diet

Posted on February 14, 2023

Here are a few lifestyle changes to benefit your heart health and avoid issues like heart disease.