Updated: 06/08/2007 - Two weeks to the official start of summer, and temperatures are already 10 to 12 degrees above average. The extreme heat caught many people off guard yesterday, sending rural/metro ambulance crews into overdrive, responding to people already experiencing heat-related illnesses.
Updated: 06/05/2007 - Summer and swim lessons go hand and hand for many families.
Posted: 06/05/2007 - Improving community health. It's the largest endeavor the United Way of Greater Knoxville has undertaken in its 87 year history.
Posted: 06/04/2007 - Knox County health leaders say crews will continue spraying for mosquitoes all week.
Updated: 05/31/2007 - Five Tennessee residents were on flights with a man infected with a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis and may have been exposed to the disease.
Posted: 05/31/2007 - The tuberculosis patient under the first federal quarantine since 1963 is a 31-year-old personal injury attorney who practices law with his father in Atlanta, a federal law enforcement official said Thursday.
Posted: 05/29/2007 - New research shows certain foods may make quitting smoking a little easier.
Posted: 05/21/2007 - Avandia, the biggest-selling diabetes drug in the world, is linked to a greater risk of heart attack and possibly death, says a new scientific analysis published online Monday.
Posted: 05/14/2007 - This time of year, produce departments are piled high with fresh fruits like strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and cherries.
Posted: 05/10/2007 - The treatment options for patients with early Parkinson's expanded Wednesday with the approval of a new drug in patch form _ a first for medicines to treat symptoms of the disease.
Updated: 05/10/2007 - Veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are at increased risk of suicide because Veterans Administration health clinics do not have 24-hour mental health care available, an internal review found.
Updated: 05/10/2007 - Two days after agreeing to pay states nearly $20 million for falsely marketing OxyContin, the drug's maker, Perdue Pharma, and three current and former executives plead guilty to federal charges.
Updated: 05/10/2007 - If it really is what's on the inside that counts, then a lot of thin people might be in trouble. Some doctors now think that the internal fat surrounding vital organs like the heart, liver or pancreas - invisible to the naked eye - could be as dangerous as the more obvious external fat that bulges underneath the skin.