Updated: 11/20/2007 - East Tennessee is playing a role in a medical study that could change the way heart attacks are treated in the future.
Posted: 11/19/2007 - Health authorities say they've confirmed a fourth victim of the West Nile virus in Shelby County this year.
Updated: 11/16/2007 - It's called Adenovirus 14 and the CDC says it could be to colds, what MRSA is to staph infections, rare but potentially deadly.
Updated: 11/13/2007 - Public health officials say we are battling an infant death epidemic in Tennessee. There are areas of our state where babies die at a higher rate than they do in some third-world countries.
Updated: 11/13/2007 - The Knox County Health Department doesn't want you to wait until New Year's to have a healthy eating plan.
Posted: 11/13/2007 - Medical officials say an organ donor infected four transplant patients at three Chicago hospitals with the AIDS virus.
Updated: 09/04/2008 - We've heard plenty about why you should or shouldn't get a flu shot, but there's another vaccine you may want to consider this season.
Posted: 11/08/2007 - Children are among the groups most at risk for developing flu and subsequent complications.
Updated: 11/09/2007 - For about $20, you can check to see if you are susceptible to a staph infection, so why don't all hospitals conduct them.
Updated: 11/07/2007 - Many people seek a natural approach to prevent flu and medical experts say there are some things you can to build your immune system and avoid getting sick.
Updated: 11/06/2007 - Most medical research suggests the single best way to protect yourself from the flu is to get a flu shot. But there are also ways you can outsmart the flu. Volunteer TV's Jessa Goddard has the details.
Updated: 11/06/2007 - Volunteer TV's Jessa Goddard has the details on what you need to know to help you decide whether or not to get the shot.
Updated: 11/05/2007 - School officials say since St. Mary's Medical Center of Campbell County started giving free Flu Mist and Flu Shots to students and teachers, attendance has improved during flu season.
Posted: 11/05/2007 - Writing in the journal Pediatrics, researchers have found that every additional hour per night that a third-grader spends sleeping reduces his or her chances of being obese in the sixth grade -- by 40 percent.
Posted: 11/05/2007 - The FDA says drug maker Bayer has agreed to stop selling its anti-bleeding drug Trasylol. This, after a Canadian clinical study last month found that it could be linked to a higher risk of death than other drugs.
Updated: 10/31/2007 - Millions of women suffer from urinary incontinence, or loss of bladder control, but few will admit it or do anything about it.
Updated: 10/30/2007 - The country's leading pediatricians group is pushing again to have all children screened for autism twice by age two.
Updated: 10/26/2007 - There are now 24 confirmed cases of Shigellosis following last week’s Shigella outbreak in our region.
Updated: 10/25/2007 - School districts across the country continue to close and disinfect, to try to stop the spread of dangerous MRSA infections among students.
Updated: 10/23/2007 - The number of reported cases of the MRSA Staph Infection is rising across the United States and East Tennessee.
Updated: 10/26/2007 - One new case of Shigellosis in Knox County brings its total to 24 in the county and 44 in across East Tennessee.
Posted: 10/19/2007 - A federal study finds schools are doing more to encourage good nutrition and other healthy habits.