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Dinner diva: diet-friendly snack ideas and restaurant tips

Dinner diva: diet-friendly snack ideas and restaurant tips

Dinner Diva, Health June 23, 2015 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

By Leanne Ely If one is traveling or on vacation, as many people are this time of year, there are easy ways to “stay on plan” without feeling deprived. Nature has provided us with plenty of healthy grab-and-go options, though we seem to think that suitable food for traveling involvesRead More

A shocking 31 million Americans underinsured

A shocking 31 million Americans underinsured

Health, National News, News June 6, 2015 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

SAN FRANCISCO (press release)—Astonishingly, it’s reported that roughly one-quarter of people with health insurance are paying deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses that are so high they are considered underinsured, a new study has found. That’s the facts from the 2014 national health insurance survey by the Commonwealth Fund. They estimate thatRead More

Dinner diva: seven tricks for creating healthy habits

Dinner diva: seven tricks for creating healthy habits

Dinner Diva, Health June 6, 2015 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

By Leanne Ely In case you haven’t heard, we have our brand new, absolutely amazing 21 Day Knockout happening right now. One of the best parts of these Challenges, in my opinion, is the tremendous amount of support in our private Facebook group. One of our 30 Day Challengers postedRead More

Dinner diva: there’s an alternative to “magazine skinny”

Dinner diva: there’s an alternative to “magazine skinny”

Dinner Diva, Health May 27, 2015 at 2:04 am 0 comments

By Leanne Ely If you’ve been fighting with the scale for most of your adult life like I have, trying everything from counting calories to tracking points all with the goal of getting magazine cover skinny, I have just one thing to ask of you: please stop. First of all,Read More

Walters State Community College workforce training courses

Walters State Community College workforce training courses

Education, Health, Local News March 17, 2015 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

By Kimberly J. Slater   Walters State’s Division of Workforce Training will offer a variety of classes at the Morristown, Sevierville, Greeneville and Claiborne County campuses. For more information on any of these classes you may contact Patty Harmon at 865-774-5851 or Patricia.Harmon@ws.edu<mailto:Patricia.Harmon@ws.edu>. The schedule is as follows: Clinical MedicalRead More

ETSU to host annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference

ETSU to host annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference

Education, Health, Local News March 14, 2015 at 1:23 pm 0 comments

JOHNSON CITY (press release)—The East Tennessee State University’s Office of Professional Development will host the annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference, with the theme “The ABCs of Childhood Brain Injury,” Friday, March 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Millennium Centre, opposite the campus of ETSU. The day begins withRead More

Summit welcomes Wayne Stuart, DO to Seymour Medical Center

Summit welcomes Wayne Stuart, DO to Seymour Medical Center

Health, Local News March 10, 2015 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

By Jennifer Burke   Summit Medical Group opens a new location for primary care in East Tennessee. Seymour Medical Center provides comprehensive care for all ages, from newborns and pediatrics to geriatrics. Wayne Stuart, DO, along with Family Nurse Practitioners Wendy Heidel and Elizabeth Brownlie, staff the facility. A graduateRead More

TDCI urges Tennesseans to enroll in free credit protection/identity theft repair service

TDCI urges Tennesseans to enroll in free credit protection/identity theft repair service

Health, Local News, State News March 10, 2015 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

By Kevin Walters   Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak encourages Tennessee consumers to enroll in free identity theft repair and credit protection services to protect themselves from potential fraud and identity theft in the wake of the Anthem health benefits breach in January. AnthemRead More

Six signs your loved one may be addicted to prescription pills

Six signs your loved one may be addicted to prescription pills

Health January 23, 2015 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

By Brian Sullivan Imagine you’re standing in line at a local coffee shop for your morning latte and the woman with a small child in front of you pulls out a bag of cocaine and proceeds to bump a line off the nearest table. Would you be shocked? Alarmed? LookRead More

BlueCross underwrites GoNoodle physical activity breaks for 1,100 Tennessee elementary schools

BlueCross underwrites GoNoodle physical activity breaks for 1,100 Tennessee elementary schools

Education, Health January 21, 2015 at 10:39 pm 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation (BlueCross) and GoNoodle announced a new partnership today to bring GoNoodle’s in-classroom physical activity breaks to all 480,000 Tennessee elementary students at the 1,100 elementary schools across the state. The Foundation is funding GoNoodle through a three-year grant totaling $3,000,000. Sponsored byRead More