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Phenomenal treatment for man battling stage IV melanoma

Posted on July 21, 2016

Brain surgery without the “surgery” is possible. Fort Sanders has the newest and most advanced Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion machine, one of only 30 in the United States. Read how this technology saved Travis Maryanski’s life in this week’s Shopper News.


Covenant Health Announces Medical Student Program in Partnership with Lincoln Memorial University

Posted on July 21, 2016

Covenant Health has launched a medical student program in partnership with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee.


Shedding weight and worry

Posted on July 14, 2016

Read how Jim Johnson’s gastric bypass surgery helped him shed 80 pounds and changed his entire life.


‘Chute’ Straight – Trust Helps Ex-Paratrooper Take Leap of Faith

Posted on July 7, 2016

When the time came for John Parris to undergo back surgery, he was admittedly nervous.


Feeling the Burn?

Posted on June 1, 2016

Man’s first case of ‘heartburn’ was actually heart attack It was that last bite of pizza. Or so Michael Smith thought. He figured his usual Friday night pizza delivery included his first-ever case of heartburn. “It was just a burning sensation right there,” he said, pointing to just below his sternum. But what the seemingly […]


Sign of a Stroke

Posted on May 4, 2016

Billboard leads Johnson University EMT to choose Fort Sanders If it had been anyone else, Perry Morin would’ve been among the first to help. Only this time, he was the one who needed help. A 52-year-old emergency medical technician who lives on the Johnson University campus where he is safety manager, Morin suddenly found himself […]