Health

Health insurance deadline 1 week away

JACKSON, Tenn. -- People who want health insurance under the Affordable Care Act have one week left to enroll or face a fine. “We're here to help,” West Tennessee Healthcare Patient Access Services Manager Chad Foutch said. Time is running… continue reading ›

Free Tune-up For Sleep Apnea Machines

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Many people suffer from sleep apnea, which is a condition where the patient will stop breathing while sleeping, causing them to wake up multiple times during the night. The CPAP machine is the number one non-surgical fix… continue reading ›

Kids and the Flu

If you have young kids, you know that during winter they constantly battle sicknesses. "Strep throat is typically an infection of the tonsils and the back of the throat, the pharynx, that causes pain and fever," Dr. James said. The… continue reading ›

Healthwatch: Flu Season

The flu season is here and local doctors have already seen more than 900 cases. This year, some patients are reporting symptoms are worse than ever. Linda Avent from the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital infection control department says the flu… continue reading ›

Heathwatch: Premature Babies

One out of eight babies are born premature in the United States. They often require special care to keep them alive. Early childbirth can be a scary reality for parents. The earlier the baby, the higher risk for complications. "My… continue reading ›

Protecting Athletes From Concussions

This video is no longer available. Concussions are being taken more seriously in the world of sports. Now schools and hospitals are doing their part to help spread the word about concussion prevention. "Concussions are on the forefront of everything… continue reading ›

Voters Are Encouraged To Double Check Registration

This video is no longer available. September 2013 Is National Voter Registration Month in Tennessee The Tennessee Secretary of State and the Madison County Election Commission encourage people to make sure your current registration is accurate. "It is important for… continue reading ›

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