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Expiration dates: What do they really mean?

JACKSON, Tenn. -- We see them every day on our food and medicine — expiration dates. But do we really know the meaning behind them? "The expiration date is the label that's…

Highland Hospital says sale to Acadia is off

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Highland Hospital has announced it is not selling its facilities to Franklin, Tennessee-based Acadia Healthcare. The sale was to include Highland's Kanawha City hospital. Highland's board of directors unanimously agreed to sell Kanawha City hospital three…

West TN Healthcare board approves Arnold's resignation

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The West Tennessee Healthcare Board of Trustees held their first meeting Tuesday night since the abrupt resignation of longtime CEO Bobby Arnold. WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News hoped during the…

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…

Four West TN hospitals join Tennova Healthcare

JACKSON, Tenn -- Tennova Healthcare has announced four West Tennessee hospitals have been added to their network. According to Tennova, Regional Hospital of Jackson, Dyersburg Regional Medical Center, Volunteer Community Hospital in…

Healthwatch: Protecting Yourself From the Sun

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Those summer days are getting closer, which is good news for getting out and having some fun, but the sun's high UV rays can be harmful to your skin. Carrie Knox, the community outreach coordinator with the…

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