Children with severe vision impairment have received high-tech vision aids for free thanks to a local initiative by the Southern College of Optometry and Sight Savers America. The children were identified by low vision doctors from the SCO and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, as well as by teachers serving visually impaired students… Read More
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“I think there’s probably a limit or a time when it becomes an avoidance mechanism or sign that something else is going on,” said Dr. Jessica Gold, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. “Burnout comes to mind if the thing you don’t want to get up and… Read More
In recognition of National Heart Month, newborns at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, Dyersburg Hospital, and Volunteer Hospital in Martin, TN will be doing their part to promote heart health. The “Heart Warrior” campaign is a collaborative effort between the West Tennessee Heart & Vascular Center and the West Tennessee Women’s Center.
Sepsis acquired in clinical settings threatens the lives of tens of millions of people worldwide every year. The condition, in which the body responds to an infection by essentially going into overdrive, inadvertently attacks the body by overzealously releasing chemicals to defend it.
Dr. Miguel Maturana is a Memphis, Tennessee-based doctor and the chief cardiology fellow at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He has spent much of his professional life exploring connections between “sports, emotions, and cardiovascular outcomes.”
Community leaders in Kingsport gathered Thursday for a dental clinic groundbreaking. East Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee partnered to open a clinic and training site for students.
The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science celebrated the start of construction Thursday on a new dental training clinic in Kingsport which is expected to open sometime in mid-2024.
The Kingsport Dental Clinic of the Appalachian Highlands will be a partnership between the City of Kingsport, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, East Tennessee State University, and Ballad Health. It has also involved business and government leaders.