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    In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in US
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    Mar
    3
    Obamacare and the Supreme Court Whats at Stake
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    Mar
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    Health Tip Count Your Calories
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    Health Highlights March 3 2015
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    Mar
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    About 7 Percent of Kids Worldwide Have ADHD Study
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    Mar
    3
    Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers
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    Mar
    3
    Crashes Cause Majority of Deaths for Truck Drivers
    (HealthDay News) -- Crashes cause 65 percent of on-the-job deaths of truck drivers in the United States, making it the top cause of work-related deaths in that occupation, a federal government report shows. There are about 2.6 million people in the United States who drive trucks weighing more tha Read Article »
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  • IHOP Holds Annual National Pancake Day To Support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
    2/23/15 - A stack of pancakes can satisfy one's desire for good breakfast food - and make miracles happen for local children. IHOP will hold National Pancake Day Tuesday, March 3, to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
    Wellmont Hosts Fourth Annual Trauma Conference With Patients Who Received Lifesaving Care Among Speakers

    2/20/15 - The Level I and Level II trauma centers of Holston Valley Medical Center and Bristol Regional Medical Center will partner again for Wellmont Health System's fourth annual Trauma and Critical Care Conference. The event will be held Friday, March 6, from 7:45 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Monarch Auditorium at Bristol Regional.

    Stacy Long Named Bristol Regional Medical Center Director Of Surgical Services

    2/17/15 - Stacy Long, a nurse by training with a decade of experience as a medical professional, has been named director of surgical services at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Long most recently served as the hospital's assistant director of surgical services and previously was a charge nurse and staff nurse in that department.


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