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Enjoy the holiday season – and the food – without overdoing it.

Posted on November 30, 2016

As the holidays arrive, so too does the crunch of shopping, family and tempting food. But there’s a way to avoid a dieting disaster and keep your waistline in check for next year. Here are some strategies from Fort Sanders Regional Registered Dietician, Beth Booker, for having a tasty, terrific holiday.  Rise and Shine. Start […]


Voice of Experience

Posted on October 26, 2016

Catlett says, ‘Don’t wait. Have a mammogram.’ It had been three years since Stacey Catlett’s last mammogram. That came as a surprise to her. “Time gets away,” the Pigeon Forge native says. “I didn’t realize three years had passed so fast.” Stacey, who is in treatment for invasive ductal carcinoma, acknowledges that she would have […]


A Heart for the Wilderness

Posted on September 14, 2016

Bill Gober is well aware that he doesn’t look like the stereotypical heart patient. He doesn’t act like one, either.


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.


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 […]


The Joint Commission

Posted on March 14, 2016

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission, recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards and continued dedication to providing you with quality care. Fort Sanders also holds the coveted Comprehensive Stroke Center certification – given to only a fraction of facilities […]