Southern's School Of Nursing Hosts Lifestyle Medicine Conference

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Southern Adventist University’s School of Nursing is hosting the Lifestyle Medicine Conference on February 3-4. Guest speakers include health luminaries T. Colin Campbell (The China Study) and Rip Esselstyn (Engine 2 Diet). Both were featured in Forks Over Knives, a popular documentary about the benefits of plant-based diets.

The public is invited to keynote presentations on February 3 at 7 p.m. (Cigna Healthcare Company, 7555 Goodwin Road, Chattanooga) and February 4 at 7:30 p.

m. (Southern’s Iles P.E. Center). Additional lectures are also open to students and non-students alike, but require an RSVP due to space limitations. 

Latino Health Fair Scheduled For Sunday

The general public is invited to attend the La Paz Chattanooga 2015 Latino Health Fair on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. at East Side Elementary School off of Main Street.  One of the region's most heavily attended Latino events, the Latino Health Fair brings together nearly 500 people each year, providing access to health information, screenings, activities, community healthcare ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial Physician To Lead CATALYST Accelerate Training Program

CHI Memorial is leading the CATALYST Accelerate training program designed to train surgeons who have been in practice for one year or more in minimally invasive spine surgery utilizing advanced navigational technology.  During this training on Oct. 25, Scott Hodges, D.O., will provide instruction for two Colorado surgeons using a cadaver laboratory. This is the final ... (click for more)

Lee University Social Media Threat Suspect Identified, Charged And In Custody

Lee University student Olayinka Opaso, from Nigeria, 18, confessed on Tuesday to a senior Lee University official about his involvement in the Yik Yak post describing potential threats to Lee University students. Opaso was immediately placed into custody by the campus security director, Matt Brinkman. Mr. Brinkman transported Opaso to the Cleveland Police Department where ... (click for more)

Bullets Ring Out Near Alton Park School Bus Stop Sending Students Scrambling; Vehicle Used Had Been Carjacked In Knoxville

Bullets rang out near an Alton Park school bus stop on Tuesday morning, sending students scrambling for cover. Police took two suspects into custody. The incident happened on W. 38th Street across from the Bethlehem Center and was believed to be gang related. Crime tape quickly went up at the shooting scene, and W. 38th Street was temporarily blocked. There were five ... (click for more)

Ole Man River Just Keeps Rollin

Citizens are hearing yet another new chapter in Chattanooga’s 21st Century Riverfront concrete repair saga. It seems it will require more repair, more delays and more tax dollars to do it. When will it end? Construction of the Riverfront concrete structures began in 2003. Before it was finished, designers, engineers, contractors, Public Works officials, Mayor Littlefield and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It Was Our Tool Shed

Some said the huge beams had been soaking in creosote for two or three years when the men finally stacked them to dry. They were long, about 20 feet each, and thick – maybe eight inches. I remember they were 14 inches wide but the biggest thing I remember was that it was the ugliest lumber I ever saw. They cured the beams for one entire hot summer in the Tool Shed, a huge building ... (click for more)