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Posts categorized as “Patient Stories”

Face of F.A.S.T.

Posted on November 9, 2016

When Kathy Jennings looked in the mirror, the face looking back at her reminded her of the woman on the stroke posters inside the elevators at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. It was a face that frightened her because, like the lady in the poster, Jennings’ face was drooping – evidence that she too was […]


Follow Through

Posted on October 5, 2016

Cozadds keep moving with help from FSR


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.


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,