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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 […]


Covenant Health Named to Forbes List of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 1, 2016

Covenant Health was among only 44 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. to make the lists of “America’s Best Employers” in Forbes magazine, which include a total of 750 U.S. companies.


Soccer mom, teacher, and stroke survivor

Posted on April 28, 2016

School teacher Stephanie Blackstock remembers staring out at the world from inside a body that was rendered helpless.


Patient Whose Heart was Broken Twice Thankful to be Alive

Posted on April 28, 2016

After an emotional service memorializing her late husband and others who had passed away, Jessie Hood, 81, began experiencing chest pain on the way home.


Teenager Sarah Hill Undergoes Ablation to Restore Heart’s Rhythm

Posted on April 28, 2016

From the time Sarah Hill was in 7th grade, she knew something was wrong. The Maryville resident says she began to feel a strange fluttering her heart,