Tag: Tennessee

ATV Crash Data Show Helmets ‘Clearly’ Protect the Brain

Kids who wear helmets and are involved in all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes are less likely to suffer a severe brain injury, new research suggests. In...

Hospitals Struggle to Find Nurses, Beds, Even Oxygen as Delta Surges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The state of Mississippi is out of intensive care unit (ICU)...

Healthcare Giant Sold Off Hospitals But Continued Suing Patients

Tennova Healthcare-Lebanon doesn’t exist anymore as a hospital. But it still sued Hope Cantwell. A knock came on the door of Cantwell’s Nashville, Tennessee, apartment...

Confederate Bust To Be Removed From Tennessee Capitol After Decadeslong Fight

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A decadeslong effort to remove a bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader from the Tennessee Capitol...

Records Reveal Tennessee’s Claims for Firing Vaccine Leader

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As controversy raged on over the firing...

Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Brought By 36 States and Washington, D.C.

Photo: JOSH EDELSON / Stringer (Getty Images) Google’s Android app store is the subject of an antitrust lawsuit brought by 36 states and Washington, D.C....

Many Americans Resuming Pre-Virus Activities

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Many Americans are relaxing precautions taken during...

Tennessee Woman Caught Speeding Through COVID Vaccine Tent

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A Tennessee woman who sped through a COVID-19 vaccine site and...

As States Expand Vaccines, Prisoners Still Lack Access

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. This week, Florida expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to all residents...

Vaccines Came Too Late for at Least 400 Medical Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As health care workers in the U.S. began lining up for...

FEMA Opens Mass Vaccine Sites as Bad Weather Hampers Efforts

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Motorists wait to get their COVID-19 vaccine at a federally run...

Police search for clues to mysterious motor home blast in Nashville

NASHVILLE: Police and federal agents in Nashville sought clues on Saturday to determine how and why a motor home was blown to pieces in an...

Tennessee Emerges as New COVID-19 Epicenter in US

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tennessee emerged on Wednesday as an epicenter of the latest COVID-19 surge as U.S. political leaders sought to guard against a...

California Hospitals Discuss Rationing Care as Virus Surges

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s overwhelmed hospitals are setting up makeshift...

Pembrolizumab ‘Preferred Choice’ in MSI-H/dMMR Metastatic CRC

Frontline pembrolizumab (Keytruda) significantly improved progression-free survival (PFS) compared with chemotherapy among patients with microsatellite instability–high/mismatch repair–deficient (MSI-H/dMMR) metastatic colorectal cancer, according to results from...

U.S. Tops 100,000 Coronavirus Cases in One Day

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The records keep falling as the number of U.S. coronavirus cases...

No One Tells Patients Their COVID Hospital Bills Are Covered

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When Angela Settles’ husband, Darius, got sick with COVID-19, he was...

Trump and Biden Face Off Over COVID-19, ACA in Final Debate

The COVID-19 pandemic figured prominently in the final debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden when they met on stage for...

Months Into the Pandemic, 16 States Don’t Mandate Mask Use. Why?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nils Hase, a retiree who lives in Tarpon Springs, Florida, is...

Will Labor Day Weekend Bring Another Holiday COVID Surge?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Hopefully, summer won’t end the way it began. Memorial Day celebrations...

The Wheels on the Bus Take Lung Cancer Screening to Rural Areas

A bus converted into a mobile CT screening unit has been reaching high-risk individuals in underserved rural counties in Appalachia areas who may have otherwise...

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

ATLANTA (Reuters) – With the U.S. coronavirus death toll topping 51,000 and nearly one in six workers out of a job, Georgia, Oklahoma and several...

Georgia tests boundaries of life post-pandemic with ‘risky’ reopening

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A handful of mostly southern U.S. states will begin loosening economic restrictions this week in the midst of a still virulent pandemic,...

Alabama Alters COVID-19 Vent Policy After Complaints

Alabama agreed to a revision of its COVID-19 ventilator policy soon after a federal civil rights agency began investigating complaints that the state’s COVID-19 ventilator...

Water-Only Fasting May Reduce Chemo Modifications

Patients with gynecologic malignancies who consumed only water for 24 hours before and 24 hours after each chemotherapy cycle had fewer dose delays and reductions...