Women's Fund Of Greater Chattanooga Hosts Health Forum May 15

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga is hosting a community event, What is Happening in Women’s Healthcare: A Conversation on Monday, May 15, at 5:30 p.m. at the Edney Building at 1100 Market St. 

Guests will learn about the timely and crucial issues facing women’s’ health today and also learn more about how different scenarios with health policy at the federal level could impact women’s healthcare locally in Hamilton County.

Panelists for the discussion include Dr. Martina Harris of Chattanooga State, Frances Martini of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Angel Moore, Esq. of Erlanger Community Health Centers, and John Sorrow of BB&T Huffaker Insurance.

Wine and light refreshments will be served.


Memorial's Mobile Lung CT Coach To Visit Homeless Health Care Of Chattanooga

Board Certified Neurosurgeon David Wiles, MD Joins Parkridge Medical Center

Morning Pointe Recognizes Excellence In 5 Senior Living Communities At Christmas Banquet


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David Wiles, MD, a board-certified neurosurgeon with Southeastern Spine and Neurosurgery, has joined the medical staff at Parkridge Medical Center. "The level of neurosurgical expertise he brings ... (click for more)

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Living Well

Memorial's Mobile Lung CT Coach To Visit Homeless Health Care Of Chattanooga

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Board Certified Neurosurgeon David Wiles, MD Joins Parkridge Medical Center

David Wiles, MD, a board-certified neurosurgeon with Southeastern Spine and Neurosurgery, has joined the medical staff at Parkridge Medical Center. "The level of neurosurgical expertise he brings to Parkridge Medical Center will allow the facility to offer an increasing number of surgical treatment options for people suffering from brain and spine disorders," officials said. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Earthquakes Hit Tennessee Valley Early Wednesday Morning

Two earthquakes happened early Wednesday morning in the area. The earthquakes registered at 4.4 and 3.3 magnitudes at 4:27 a.m. Some people felt them in North Chattanooga and Ooltewah. The epicenters were at Spring City and Ten Mile. (click for more)

Henderson, Mitchell Ask Council To Consider Language On Preserving Steep Slopes And Floodplains

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Opinion

Alstom And Tubman: A Tale Of Two Sites

The former Alstom industrial site on the riverfront and the former Harriett Tubman housing site in East Chattanooga both have a lot of redevelopment potential. And yet the city of Chattanooga seems to view them quite differently. Alstom is the fair-haired child; Tubman is the forgotten child. The Alstom area was recently designated as an "opportunity zone" in a new program ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We're Torturing Millions

I’ll admit it – I would rather hurt than take an opioid pain pill. Hydrocodone and its cousins scare the willies out of me because once when I was ‘drug sick,’ it was the worst sickness I have ever known. For somebody who always has somewhere that it hurts, I know that opioids are wonderful when used properly but because they are increasingly abused by society, there are now over ... (click for more)