Living Well

ATC Finds New Way To Fight Opioid Crisis With Fundraising

Over 15,000 people sought treatment for drug or alcohol addiction last year in the state of Tennessee, up 21 percent since 2016, according to the state’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Department. The increase is due in large part to the opioid crisis that plagues the U.S., said officials. Locally, Adult & Teen Challenge is fighting the crisis by helping individuals struggling with addiction afford their 12-month recovery ... (click for more)

The Silverdale Baptist Church senior choir takes a bow following a performance at The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, Chattanooga. The local choir regaled the memory care community’s residents with classic hymns and other songs from the past. “Our residents enjoyed singing along and visiting with the choir members. Their visit definitely brightened our day,” said Lantern Program Director Danielle Nelson.
The Silverdale Baptist Church senior choir takes a bow following a performance at The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, Chattanooga. The local choir regaled the memory care community’s residents with classic hymns and other songs from the past. “Our residents enjoyed singing along and visiting with the choir members. Their visit definitely brightened our day,” said Lantern Program Director Danielle Nelson.

Erlanger Trauma Center Achieves Level I Verification

Senate Health Committee Questions FDA & CDC About Mysterious Lung Illness Tied To E-Cigarette Devices, Injuring Over 2,000 Americans


The trauma center at Erlanger Baroness Hospital has been verified as a Level I Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee, a part of the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s "dedication to providing optimal care for ... (click for more)

The Senate health committee held a bipartisan hearing on the outbreak of lung injuries linked to the use of electronic cigarettes and what federal agencies are doing to prevent youth use of these products on Wednesday. In his opening remarks at the hearing, which featured witnesses from ... (click for more)



Erlanger Presents 25th Annual Moments To Share Candle Lighting Service On Dec. 4

CHI Memorial Mammography Health Coach To Visit CHI Memorial Parkway Nov. 21

Cliff Morrison Of Documentary 5B Speaks At World AIDS Day Event


Erlanger Health System’s Never Forgotten program presents the 25th annual Moments to Share candle lighting service on Wednesday, Dec. 4 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul. ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at CHI Memorial Parkway, 4700 Battlefield Pkwy. in Ringgold, on Thursday, Nov. 21. Appointments are available from 9 a.m.-4 ... (click for more)

The first of December is marked each year as World AIDS Day. This day is set aside to reflect on the impact of HIV/AIDS and memorialize those lives lost to the virus. This year the Southeast ... (click for more)


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