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Posts categorized as “Patient Stories”

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,