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Health Night: Combating the Sniffles, Sneezing and Stuffiness of Spring
Monday, May 20, 2013
Nearly 40 million Americans have nasal allergies and more than 10 million have allergic asthma. Many of these people will experience runny noses, congestion, itchy and watery eyes, and sneezing as spring kicks into high gear. Those who have allergic asthma also may have to deal with wheezing and coughing.  Learn more about spring allergies - risk factors and how to protect yourself - with board-certified and fellowship-trained allergy and immunology specialist Jeffrey Schlactus, MD at Health Night, Tuesday, May 28.
Targeting Cancer Like Never Before: Cone Beam CT
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Thompson Cancer Survival Center at Methodist has incorporated Cone Beam technology into its existing linear accelerator, which delivers radiation to cancer patient. This addition allows for more targeted radiation treatments. Used with any type of cancer, Cone Beam CT is more accurate, it reduces side effects to other parts of the body, and it allows for a safer, larger delivery of radiation.
Physicians at Your Fingertips: Methodist offers new Physician Directory
Friday, May 10, 2013
Looking for a doctor? Methodist Medical Center can help. Each year Methodist distributes a free, updated, edition of its Physician Directory, and the 2013 directory is now available.
Healthy Eating is Fun and Delicious with Methodist’s Cooking Classes
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
We’ve all heard that good eating habits are key to a healthy heart, but what if you don’t know where to begin when it comes to preparing healthy meals or what if you still want to eat the foods you love? Do you have to give up flavor and old family favorites for the sake of your heart? Not at all! Methodist Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehab program sponsors Heart-Healthy Cooking Classes, which make preparing healthy meals a quick, tasty, and enjoyable experience. The next class is Monday, May 13. And what's on the menu? Why it's lean country sausage, Swiss-potato bake, and light and fluffy biscuits... and that's just the beginning!
Health Night to Focus on the Burning Issue of GERD
Monday, April 29, 2013
Learn more about GERD and what options exist to treat the condition as Clyde Collins, MD, Oak Ridge’s newest board-certified gastroenterologist, discusses this common digestive disorder during Health Night on the Town, Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in the Ridge Conference Room of Methodist Medical Center.
Mentoring the next generation of caregivers
Monday, April 15, 2013
Anderson County Youth Leadership recently visited Methodist Medical Center for their class Healthcare Day. While at Methodist, Youth Leadership participants learned about the broad range of careers available in healthcare and gained some hands-on experience as they participated in special lab stations. 
March Health Night to focus on emergency heart care
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Learn about emergency heart care and how Methodist Medical Center and the Anderson County EMS continue to provide excellent service during Health Night on the Town. Join board-certified interventional cardiologist Dr. Milan Sheth and director of the Anderson County EMS Nathan Sweet on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ridge Conference Room of Methodist Medical Center.
C’est Fantastique! Methodist’s Casino Night Offers an Evening in Paris
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Do you ever dream of jetting off to Paris just for an evening of dining on French food, browsing charming shops and being entertained by street performers and artists? Paris is closer than you think! Join the Methodist Medical Center Foundation for Casino Night 2013: “An Evening in Paris” on Saturday, April 6. Guests will dine bistro-style in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, browse in Les Puces – our auction-version of the famous French flea market, and of course, enjoy friendly casino-style games.
St. Patrick's Pancake Breakfast benefits Methodist Medical Center
Monday, March 04, 2013
The Methodist Medical Center Foundation will host its annual St. Patrick’s Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 16 at Lincoln’s Sports Grille in Oak Ridge from 8:00-10:00 a.m.
Community Health Screening Scheduled for March 19
Friday, March 01, 2013
Covenant Health Check, a community health screening event, will take place Tuesday, March 19 from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at Methodist Medical Center in the Ridge Conference RoomMost screenings are free and discounted blood tests are available.