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Tamika Catchings Fund Provides Free Hearing Aids and Repairs

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Lady Vol Basketball Hall of Famer and four-time Olympic gold medalist Tamika Catchings is continuing to make a difference in East Tennessee. Catchings has an Amplification Fund at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Audiology Department, which supports young adults whose insurance no longer covers the cost of hearing amplifiers.… Read More

“The situation in Tennessee right now is critical!”

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Doctors petition to allow school mask mandates as another COVID-19 peak is expected within weeks. Several Knoxville-area doctors, nurses and other medical professionals have signed an open letter petitioning to allow masks mandates for students in schools. They join thousands who signed the letter, along with several physicians who are speaking out from the Memphis area,… Read More

UT medical school looking at expansion

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The Tennessean reports UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab said in a statement that the institution, which is based in Memphis, is eyeing “a major construction project” that would bring allow it to attract more medical students to Middle Tennessee.