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Sevier County Health Department Schedules Rabies Clinics

Sevier County Health Department Schedules Rabies Clinics

Pet owners can have their dog or cat vaccinated against the rabies virus for only $10 per pet at one of several low cost rabies clinics offered by the Sevier County Health Department. Tennessee state law requires all dogs and ...

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LeConte Medical Center Earns Designation as Lung Cancer Screening Center

LeConte Medical Center Earns Designation as Lung Cancer Screening Center

LeConte Medical Center is one of only 29 facilities in the state of Tennessee to be designated as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology. The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program ...

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Avian Influenza in Tennessee a Reminder of Biosecurity for Backyard Flocks

Avian Influenza in Tennessee a Reminder of Biosecurity for Backyard Flocks

Backyard biosecurity means doing everything you can to protect your birds from disease including Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). As a bird owner, keeping your birds healthy is a top priority. Your birds can become sick or die from exposure ...

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Little Tikes Recalls 540,000 Swings after Kids Injured

Little Tikes Recalls 540,000 Swings after Kids Injured

Popular Little Tikes toddler swings are being recalled after reports of children injured due to the product breaking. Ohio-based Little Tikes is recalling about 540,000 of its pink 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure Swings. The manufacturer has received 140 consumer complaints ...

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Free Community Health Fair Planned in Pigeon Forge

Free Community Health Fair Planned in Pigeon Forge

LeConte Medical Center, in conjunction with the City of Pigeon Forge, is pleased to host their annual spring health fair event 9–11 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017. The health fair event will feature free health screenings, and reduced-price lab ...

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FEMA Offers Free Crisis Counseling for Sevier County Wildfire Survivors, Workers

FEMA Offers Free Crisis Counseling for Sevier County Wildfire Survivors and Workers

For wildfire disaster survivors or workers who find themselves fatigued, short-tempered, suffering from depression, loss of appetite, hopelessness or sleeplessness, FEMA has paired with the State of Tennessee to offer free crisis counseling services until March 13, 2017. In the ...

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Strength Training: The Secret Weapon for a Successful Marathon Finish

Strength Training: The Secret Weapon for a Successful Marathon Finish

Strength training can increase an athlete’s performance during a marathon and has health benefits far beyond race day, according to a fitness expert at Fort Sanders Health & Fitness Center. Let’s face it 26.2 miles is a long way. That’s ...

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Listeria Contamination Prompts Cheese Recall of Sargento, Other Brands

Listeria Contamination Prompts Cheese Recall of Sargento, Other Brands

UPDATED WITH EXPANDED RECALL INFORMATION. Routine testing of cheese by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture found Listeria in a sample of Amish Classic Colby deli cheese and the finding has prompted a cheese recall of other brands produced by the ...

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