Jacqui Schollenberger is a palliative care social worker at Erlanger. She says palliative care takes a holistic approach to a patient's treatment and well-being.
Athletic trainers say it is also critical to ensure players get plenty of rest and recovery between games and practices, as overuse is a major cause of injury.
More than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year, while heat-related illnesses and deaths are preventable.
From hiking to spending time at the beach, most people look forward to spending more time outdoors during the summer months.
Fiber can prevent illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and colon cancer.
But the Data Download team looked closer at the numbers and we noticed another trend: a hardening of views.
Some thought people with opioid addiction would turn to medical marijuana instead. It seems they were wrong.
The annual 'Go Red For Women Luncheon' was held on Wednesday in Chattanooga to raise awareness about heart disease. One woman in attendance says this event is very important.
This idea contradicts what scientists previously thought: that our taste genes determined why we preferred one drink over the other.
The total number of measles cases in the country have reached at least 671 in 2019, including two pregnant women in New York diagnosed with the disease.
Sole commissioner Shannon Whitfield said the county will no longer owe $8.7 million to Erlanger at the end of this tax cycle.
Channel 3 spoke with Sharon Goforth, a nurse and special projects supervisor for the Hamilton County Health Department, on the best ways to avoid contracting hepatitis a.
Inside the Anna Shaw Children's Institute in Dalton is help and hope for children in North Georgia with developmental delays and disabilities.
Anyone who ate at the McDonald's at 106 LaFayette Road between March 4-29 is being advised to contact their health care provider or the health department to see if they need to get a vaccination.
Every year, about 140,000 Americans get colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it, but doctors say that can be prevented with a simple screening if caught early.
This new device could be critically important for preemies born before 34 weeks, who often struggle to feed because they haven't developed the reflex to suck, breathe, and swallow.
Researchers found that cannabis use during the teenage years was associated with a nearly 40 percent bump in the risk of depression and a 50 percent increase in the risk of suicidal thoughts in adulthood.
Health officials are offering resources like quit programs and the number to a confidential quit line, to provide users with a two-week supply of nicotine replacement patches and an addiction counselor.
Minority communities are still disproportionately impacted when it comes to H-I-V and other medical conditions. now one local organization has launched a new program to help close the gap.
Experiments done in specially engineered mice found that certain immune cells in the small intestine tended to slow down metabolism and send ingested food to be stored as fat rather than converting it to energy.
Because of a recent report on the link between smoking and heart disease, cardiologists are being urged to take a lead role when it comes to helping their patients break the habit.
Republican U.S. Rep.-elect Mark Green has since walked back the comments he made Tuesday at a town hall, saying he encourages families to vaccinate their children.
The doors open this weekend for the community to take a tour and find out more about the new Children's Hospital Kennedy Outpatient Center. We took a look inside