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American Diabetes Month: Tips for a Healthy Life

Diabetes affects millions of people around the world. Without proper care, diabetes can cause blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and other serious conditions. However, your risk for developing type 2 diabetes can be reduced through a few lifestyle changes. 1....

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

By: Kelsey Davis What is lung cancer? Lung cancer can occur in one or both lungs. Abnormal cells grow uncontrollably, damaging healthy tissue. As these abnormal cells continue to grow, they can form tumors or interfere with your ability to breathe. According to the...

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Fact or Fake? Breast Cancer Myths

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Time to break out those pink socks you’ve been saving and celebrate, recognize and support the people in your life who have battled breast cancer. Many facts and articles about breast cancer will be shared this month, but not...

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World Alzheimer’s Month

By: Kelsey Davis According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. This disease not only affects the patients, but also the caregivers. 16.1 million Americans provide unpaid support to Alzheimer's patients - estimated at...

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

By: Kelsey Davis Starting August 1st, the National Psoriasis Foundation will launch their 31-day campaign featuring educational articles, blogs, and webcasts discussing psoriasis. Psoriasis Awareness Month is important for spreading awareness and educating the public...

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Dr. Chester J. Falterman Obituary

Dr. Falterman was born on April 7, 1953 and passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Dr. Falterman was a resident of Murfreesboro, Tennessee at the time of passing. Dr. Falterman graduated Salutatorian from Assumption High School in 1971. In lieu of flowers, memorials...

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Fighting Sarcoma Cancer

Sarcoma is a type of cancer that forms in the bones and soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, fat, etc.). It is not one of the most common types of cancer, but it is something to be aware of as you age. How much do you know about sarcoma? Sarcoma...

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Men’s Health Month: 3 Steps to Prevention

During the month of June, we want to bring attention to the health problems that can affect the lives of men. Prevention is key to a healthy life, so here are a few tips to help you stay healthy this summer. 1.Exercise regularly Exercising for 30 minutes a day, five...

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Summer Health Tips For Seniors

By: Anastasia Iliou As you age, it becomes more and more important to pay attention to health concerns like sunburn and heat exhaustion. Your skin can’t handle the sun’s rays the way it used to! Before you head out to enjoy the weather, read these summer health tips...

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Mental Health Awareness Month

By: Anastasia Iliou According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately one in five Americans is affected by mental health conditions. Mental Health Awareness Month is important for spreading awareness and reducing the stigma associated with...

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April: Autism Awareness Month

By Anastasia Iliou For over 50 years, the Autism Society has been working to increase acceptance and inclusion for those with autism. During the month of April, thousands of local and online events collect donations for the society and raise community awareness. What...

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Dr. George W. Smith Obituary

Dr. George Smith Obituary Read Obituary Published on Daily News Journal Site Dr. George W. Smith Murfreesboro - Dr. George W. Smith, 69, passed away on March 23, 2018. He was born to Rev. George and Ophelia Smith of Decherd, TN, January 2, 1949. Graduating from...

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Announcement about Dr. John Schneider

Dr. John Schneider, founder of Comprehensive Pain & Neurology Center, has been elected as President of the Tennessee Pain Society. Dr. Schneider also serves as Treasurer of the Tennessee Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and is a Committee Member on the Drug...

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Foods that Help Fight Fat

So the holidays are over and we are all wanting to fight the bulge. That New Year's Resolution, of course, isn’t going to be accomplished by itself. We all want to lose a few pounds or just live a little healthier, and eating right and exercising is the best way to...

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“Lowest Inpatient Admissions per 1,000 Members” award!

Stones River IPA’s PCMH program was recently recognized for our superior quality of care by receiving the “Lowest Inpatient Admissions per 1,000 Members” award at the annual PCMH Best Practice Forum held this May in Nashville. The IPA’s leadership team would like to...

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Dr. Beatty Recognized as NCQA PCMH Level II

Dr. Douglas Beatty's office has been recognized as a NCQA PCMH Level II. This is a paper-charting office, and it is so difficult for those offices to achieve this level, so we want to congratulate this office, Dr. Beatty, Norma Beatty, and Kim Hatfield on a fantastic...

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Local Surgical Groups Announce Merger

Two of Murfreesboro’s most well known and respected surgical groups have merged. Mid-State Surgery and Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists announced their merger this week. The groups hope the merger will streamline and improve their practice, saying in a joint...

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Continental Healthcare Alliance Introduces Customized Plans

Continental Healthcare Alliance, an insurance partner of Stones River Regional Independent Physicians Association, now offers healthcare plans that can be customized to fit varying needs, all with an eye toward providing you and your family an affordable healthcare...

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