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A healthy school lunch? It’s in the bag

Posted on September 11, 2017

Children and teens can get their hands on plenty of junk food, fast food, and other treats throughout the day. By sending them off to school with a healthy lunch, you can help ensure that they have at least one chance to fuel their bodies with nutritious options. The ground rules are simple. Healthy basics […]


Distraction Activities Available to Help Moms-to-Be Cope

Posted on September 11, 2017

Fort Sanders Perinatal Center and Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center offer moms purposeful distraction activities during long hospital stays.


Bedtime Story

Posted on August 24, 2017

Librarian’s sleep apnea ends “happily ever after” Once upon a time there was a librarian. A very, very tired librarian. At bedtime, the clock would slowly tick by the hours – one … two … three – before she could drift off to sleep. The next day, she trudged along as if she were walking […]


Geriatric Resource Nurse Course to be held September 13, 27 and October 4

Posted on August 23, 2017

Geriatric Resource Nurse Course to be held September 13, 27 and October 4


Kids Need Enough Sleep to Succeed at School

Posted on August 10, 2017

Although many kids stay up late on long summer days, once school starts in the fall they should return to their normal sleep routines, experts say. Adequate sleep is essential to a child’s academic success and overall well-being. Researchers say that three to five-year-olds need at 11 to 13 hours of shut-eye per night. Five […]


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Seeks Volunteers for No One Dies Alone

Posted on August 7, 2017

Six months into the launch of its No One Dies Alone (NODA) program, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center continues to build its volunteer ranks to help meet end-of-life care need. “We talk about it being a patient need, but it’s really a need of our own to serve – an opportunity for us to serve […]