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Tanner Hosting Free Education Session on Coping With Congestive Heart Failure
August 16, 2019
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic, progressive condition that occurs when your heart muscle doesn’t pump blood as well as it should. A diagnosis of CHF by a cardiovascular disease specialist can stop you in your tracks, but it’s far from the end of your journey. With early detection and treatment, CHF can be slowed and even reversed. With a later stage diagnosis, treatments such as medications — along with important lifestyle changes such as exercising and reducing your sodium intake — can help you live longer and improve your quality of life. Could you have CHF? The symptoms include: shortness of breath when you exert yourself or lie down; swelling in your legs, ankles and feet; fatigue; weakness; a rapid or irregular heartbeat; a persistent ...
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Tours Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama
August 15, 2019
In celebration of Alabama’s 200th year of statehood, Gov. Kay Ivey is touring communities throughout the state. On Tuesday, the tour brought her through Randolph County and the halls of Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama in Wedowee ...
The Gift of Cuddles: Tanner’s Unique NICU Program Provides Comfort to Region’s Tiniest Patients
August 07, 2019
Several times a week, Barb Stayton, a retired investigator for the Georgia Department of Community Supervision, passes through the swinging glass doors at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton to begin her shift as a volunteer at the hospital. But ...
Tanner Hosting Free Education Class on Hip Pain Treatment
August 07, 2019
Hip injuries among adults are incredibly common, impacting thousands of people each year. They can stem from physically demanding activities like jogging or hiking to conditions such as arthritis and joint inflammation. Living with the ...
Ryan Davis, MD, Joins Tanner Healthcare for Women in Villa Rica
August 07, 2019
Greater access to experienced, compassionate maternity care, advanced minimally invasive surgical care and state-of-the-art robotic-assisted surgery is coming to Villa Rica as Ryan Davis, MD, joins the patient care team at Tanner Healthcare for ...
Registration Now Open for Get Healthy Kids
August 07, 2019
Registration is now open for Get Healthy Kids, a free, healthy lifestyle program for children ages 8 to 16 and their parents or guardians. The program, led by Tanner’s Get Healthy, Live Well staff and trained volunteers, consists of six ...
Tanner Hospice Care Earns ‘Superior Performer’ Award
August 02, 2019
Tanner Hospice Care has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall caregiver and family satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20% of all eligible SHP clients for the ...