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Knowledge is Power

Posted on February 15, 2017

You hardly ever see her cry, but Carolyn Guffey wipes away tears as she sits at a picnic table in the park thinking about the sadness of the past, and the bright promise of the future. It’s a chilly day with a bright blue sky, and she joyfully savors every second of it. “I’m looking […]


Fort Sanders Regional to Host Upcoming Clinical Job Fair

Posted on February 15, 2017

Clinical healthcare workers seeking new career opportunities are invited to attend a clinical job fair at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, February 28th from 3:30 – 7:30 p.m. Attendees are invited to talk with nursing leaders, hospital staff and members of administration about career opportunities in the hospital. Those wishing to attend should […]


Lesson for Life

Posted on February 9, 2017

Blevins suffered a stroke as she arrived at school that morning on Dec. 1. Within 38 minutes, she was at Fort Sanders, receiving the clot-busting drug, tPA.


A Brand New Baby for a Brand New Year

Posted on February 1, 2017

When Melanie Mullins found out she was pregnant, it came as a complete surprise.


Law & Aorta

Posted on January 25, 2017

Tests prior to his bypass surgery revealed a deadly secret – he also had an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).


Fourteen Functions to a Healthy Lifestyle in 2017

Posted on January 19, 2017

Check out these tips from our clinical dietitian to have a healthy and happy 2017! By: Kim E. Pryor, MS, RDN, LDN 1. A good night’s rest is the way to start the day. Adults should aim for 8 restful hours each night. Habitual sleep is good and necessary! 2. Plan your meals ahead of time. […]