Get Back in the Game! Joint replacement surgery often helps “baby boomers” stay active.

Posted on August 15, 2017

These days, many people born between 1946 and 1964, the “baby boom” years, may identify less with a “boom” and more with the “creak” of stiffening joints, or maybe the “crunch” of bone-on-bone, where cartilage has worn away in aging knees or hips. Millions struggle with pain and loss of motion because of joint damage. […]

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Ice, Ice Baby! Community Comes Out to Support Breastfeeding at Ice Cream Social

Posted on August 7, 2017

A warm summer evening, a shady tree grove, and cool, deliciously drippy ice cream… it was just the right combination for a successful and fun celebration of World Breastfeeding Month, held August 3 in Oak Ridge. More than 50 moms, dads, kids and friends came out for the Baby’s Best Fest celebration to show their […]

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Welcome H. Frank Todd, MD

Posted on July 21, 2017

H. Frank Todd, MD joins East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group and Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare network.

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MMCer, Mary Lou Hammer, becomes ordained health care chaplain

Posted on July 17, 2017

Congratulations to Methodist Medical Center’s Mary Lou Hammer for receiving her congregational endorsement from the United Church of Oak Ridge (Chapel on the Hill) as an ordained health care chaplain. As MMC’s customer service coordinator, Mary Lou interacts with patients and guests on a daily basis; however, since the January retirement of Chaplain Jack Sills, […]

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Baby’s Best Fest – A Celebration of World Breastfeeding Month!

Posted on July 13, 2017

Save the Date!  Thursday, August 3 from 6-7 p.m. When it comes to baby’s nutrition, breast is best and Baby’s Best Fest (and the Big Latch On)  is a cel­ebration held in partner­ship with La Leche League and the Anderson County Health Department dur­ing World Breastfeeding Month. Show your support for breastfeeding and all its […]

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Summer of Service – Spotlight on Methodist’s Junior Volunteers

Posted on July 12, 2017

When school is out for the summer, many teens look forward to sleeping in, hanging out with friends and enjoying the freedom of a few unscheduled weeks. But at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, a group of teens used the summer to give back to their community rather than spending hours in front of […]

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Oak Ridge Native Leaves Legacy of Love to Methodist Hospitality Houses

Posted on July 10, 2017

Nancy Reed grew up in Oak Ridge and dedicated her life to teaching. A sixth grade math teacher at Karns Middle School in Knoxville, Nancy fought a valiant battle with can­cer, inspiring her students, friends and family with her strong spirit. That in­spiration lives on through the many lives she touched in her teaching career; […]

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Victory is Sweet at Methodist’s Survivor Sundae

Posted on June 29, 2017

National Cancer Sur­vivors’ Day is an annual, worldwide celebration of life where cancer survivors unite to show the world what life after cancer looks like. On Sunday, June 4, Method­ist Medical Center of Oak Ridge honored these cancer survivors, their family and friends by hosting Survivor Sundae, an ice cream social celebrating National Cancer Survivors’ […]

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