Posted: 01/08/2008 - Autism cases in California continued to climb even after a mercury-based vaccine preservative that some people blame for the neurological disorder was removed from routine childhood shots, a new study found.
Updated: 01/07/2008 - Knoxville (WVLT) -- In January 2006, congress required trans fat content be listed on food labels, and since then, food manufacturers and restaurants have scrambled to find alternatives. Congress simply required trans fat content be listed, not eliminated. Several fast food restaurants have already replaced trans fat oil with something else, and now the change has taken place at a rather unlikely place. We're covering East Tennessee health with a closer look at the label.
Updated: 01/03/2008 - With cold temperatures settling across East Tennessee, you should know about the warning signs of hypothermia and how to protect yourself and your family from it.
Updated: 01/02/2008 - The Christmas gifts are open. The New Year's Ball has dropped. It's time to step away from the egg nog, and start 2008 off right. For most us, that includes a new exercise plan.
Posted: 01/02/2008 - Nashville is one of two test sites for a campaign that aims to get seniors suffering from depression to seek help.
Updated: 12/28/2007 - A recall on green beans is affecting hundreds of facilities across Tennessee.
Updated: 12/21/2007 - Even though the CDC says you should postpone booster shots for your child, it may not have much of an impact on their health.
Posted: 12/20/2007 - The House is temporarily extending a popular health insurance program for children.
Updated: 09/04/2008 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating dozens of blood infections linked to medical syringes contaminated with bacteria.
Posted: 12/18/2007 - KNOXVILLE (WVLT) -- In this week's Healthy Tennessean, men shouldn't need another reason to quit smoking, but if they do, this one should hit home.
Updated: 12/18/2007 - In this week's Healthy Tennessean... Men shouldn't need another reason to quit smoking, but if they do, this one should hit home.
Updated: 12/14/2007 - You probably heard the same thing from your mom that we all have, if you didn’t dress warm in the winter, you would catch a cold, but is it true.
Updated: 12/12/2007 - KNOXVILLE (WVLT) - We're covering East Tennessee health with the growing threat of Adenovirus.
Posted: 12/11/2007 - The program providing healthcare services for children on Tenncare got a check up in Knox County on Tuesday.
Posted: 12/11/2007 - KNOXVILLE (WVLT) - The program providing healthcare services for children on TennCare got a check up in Knox County today.
Updated: 09/04/2008 - KNOXVILLE (WVLT) - Cancer is a difficult battle for anyone, but fighting it twice in almost two years can be a very hard road to travel.
Updated: 12/05/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Obese children could face more heart disease when they're adults
Updated: 09/04/2008 - Anyone who has ever worked the overnight shift knows it is hard to do. Now, there is growing evidence it can be dangerous to your health.
Updated: 11/27/2007 - At any given time, nearly 100,000 men, women and children in America need life-saving organ transplants. And every day, an average of 18 people die because they don't receive the organs they need.
Updated: 11/27/2007 - The new prescription card available to all Tennesseans can help you save some money during the holiday season.
Updated: 11/21/2007 - We're covering East Tennessee Health, providing you with a little bit of damage control prior to your Thanksgiving dinner.
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.