Free Lung Health Community Day Offered In Chattanooga

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The American Lung Association is offering a free Lung Health Community Day in Chattanooga on Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

The event will be at East Dale Community Center, 1312 Moss Street, Chattanooga, Tn. 37411.


Erlanger Observes National Stroke Awareness Month

Siskin's Charlotte Purcell Completes Her Clinical Doctorate

Blood Assurance To Host 50th Anniversary Party On June 25


Erlanger Health System observes National Stroke Awareness month during May through continual education in the community about this disease. Officials said, "During a stroke, the average ... (click for more)

Charlotte Purcell, speech therapist at Siskin Hospital, has completed her Clinical Doctorate at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Ms. Purcell’s capstone research project was ... (click for more)

Blood Assurance will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on June 25, and is inviting the public for a day of fun, free food, Coca Cola, photos, special guests, and live music. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.: ... (click for more)



Living Well

Erlanger Observes National Stroke Awareness Month

Erlanger Health System observes National Stroke Awareness month during May through continual education in the community about this disease. Officials said, "During a stroke, the average person can lose around two-million brain cells per minute. In 2021, Erlanger treated 1663 strokes, 189 intracerebral hemorrhages (ICH) and 61 subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) patients. The team ... (click for more)

Siskin's Charlotte Purcell Completes Her Clinical Doctorate

Charlotte Purcell, speech therapist at Siskin Hospital, has completed her Clinical Doctorate at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Ms. Purcell’s capstone research project was called “A Comparison of Sound Production Treatment and Metrical Pacing Therapy for Apraxia of Speech.” She will be presenting the research Thursday at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference ... (click for more)

Breaking News

137 Acres Of Prime Land In Hixson Being Eyed By Several Groups - It's The Valleybrook Golf Course

There's 137 acres of prime land in Hixson now being eyed by several different groups - it's the Valleybrook Golf Course. Chattanooga businessman Henry Luken, who bought it at an auction nine years ago for $950,000 (plus six percent sale commission, is shopping it for $3.4 million. He said a Florida group is eyeing it along with some groups in Chattanooga, but no deal has yet ... (click for more)

DA Crump To Seek Detention Of 2 Boys Charged In Beating Death Of Dog "Angel"

District Attorney Steve Crump said he has requested detention of two 16-year-old boys facing aggravated animal cruelty charges, though he said under the law they could not be transferred to adult court. One of the youths allegedly videoed the other beating a dog to death. They are scheduled for a detention hearing on Thursday in the Juvenile Court of Bradley County. DA ... (click for more)

Opinion

We Owe A Great Debt Of Gratitude To Sheriff Jim Hammond

I nearly bit off my tongue trying to restrain myself with regard to the attacks on Sheriff Jim Hammond in recent weeks. For over 25 years I have known Jim. I know him to be a fine Christian gentleman, a patriotic American, a genuinely compassionate leader. For many years, at his church, he taught Sunday School. On behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, he taught constitutional ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Muffling The Mobs From Neighborhoods

On Monday Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill to combat bad behavior, which most laws do, but HB 1571 should have never been necessary. It bans angry mobs and profane picketers from going into neighborhoods to protest in front of somebody’s house. We’ve seen the upraised middle fingers and the insidious language spewed out of megaphones in recent weeks in front of some Supreme ... (click for more)