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Understanding breast cancer

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If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s important to understand some basics: What is breast cancer and how does it happen? In this weekly section of the newspaper, readers can learn how breast cancer develops, how many people get breast cancer, what factors can increase risk for getting breast […]

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Trail enhanced for Agricenter visitors

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Bartlett hospital responds to ED ruling in Arlington

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Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency (HSDA) ruled on Aug. 23 to deny a Certificate of Need request from Baptist Memorial Hospital for a freestanding emergency department in Arlington. In response, Chris Locke, CEO of Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett, released the following statement: “We are pleased with the Agency’s decision and agree that Baptist’s application does […]

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Get your family moving and boost fitness

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Regular exercise is an important part of helping to keep your family healthy and strong. Indeed, physical activity can help you live longer, improve your mood, reduce your risk for life-threatening diseases and strengthen bones and muscles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September 30 is Family Health and Fitness Day USA, […]

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New treatments for PTSD help military vets

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When U.S. servicemen and women return from war, they often return home plagued by anxiety, depression and sometimes Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced shocking, frightening or dangerous events. And while the number of affected veterans is high, emerging treatments are improving their chances for recovery. […]

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Volunteers sought for mass casualty exercise in Shelby County

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If there’s a little drama in you, Shelby County needs your acting skills. A mass casualty exercise on Oct. 11 needs volunteers to role play patients experiencing illness or injuries. The event is practice for a large-scale disaster and mass medical surge. Partners include the Shelby County Health Department, the Tennessee Department of Health, Agricenter […]

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New tool improves complex spinal surgeries at Saint Francis-Bartlett

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Saint Francis Hospital in Bartlett is using new spinal surgery technology that helps doctors be more precise and typically improves patient outcomes. The hospital is the first in the area to have an O-arm Multidimensional Imaging System. It provides a three-dimensional view of the spine – particularly useful for complex cases such as spinal fusions. […]

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Free summer meals help low-income children cope

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Given that humans must burn more calories over the summer to keep cool, record temperatures this summer will further increase the need for free summer meals for low-income children funded by the federal government. That is why the nonprofit group Hunger Free America is now ramping up its efforts to publicize the USDA National Hunger […]

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Cordova gunshot survivor says support group was a lifesaver

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Gunshot victims’ support group The gunshot victims’ support group meets at noon on the first and third Thursday of every month at the Shelby County Crime Victims’ Center, 1750 Madison Ave., Memphis, in the first floor conference room. Fourteen years have come and gone, but one memory is still crystal clear for Jeff Droke of […]

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Senior Living: How seniors can preserve their brains

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Physical activity and proper diet and nutrition can help people age 50 and older maintain their physical health. But there are also ways aging men and women can preserve brain health in an effort to prevent or delay the cognitive decline that affects millions of seniors across the globe. It’s easy to overlook the importance […]

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Real people, real struggles with deadly heroin addiction

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[Editor’s note: This is the fifth and final a series of columns on the perils of heroin. The first published on April 20 and has been the most widely read column of any published in The Bartlett Express. See the first column here, the second column here, the third column here, and the fourth column here. […]

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Senate Health Committee chair highlights adult immunizations

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NASHVILLE — State Sen. Rusty Crowe (R-Johnson City) has introduced Senate Joint Resolution 250 to highlight the importance of adult immunizations for Tennesseans. “When we think about immunizations, we immediately think of children, but adults should also be getting the vaccines they need to prevent illness and disease,” Crowe said. “Raising awareness among Tennesseans is important […]

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