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Posts categorized as “Patient Stories”

Home is Where the Heart is- Parkwest’s 400th TAVR

Posted on March 15, 2017

Gilbert is Parkwest’s 400th TAVR


Remembering Hayden-Mother turns advocate after son’s suicide

Posted on March 8, 2017

Remembering Hayden-Mother turns advocate after son’s suicide


Cardiac Rehab Gets Fitness Instructor Spinning Again

Posted on February 15, 2017

Michael Berry of Knoxville is living proof that you can be in great shape and still have heart disease.


Pain Relief- Making a run for it

Posted on February 8, 2017

Once Marissa Carnes started running, she was hooked


Parkwest’s First Baby of New Year

Posted on January 31, 2017

Parkwest’s First Baby of New Year is No. 8 for Scott County Family


Cancer Survivor Has “a Lot of Living to Do”

Posted on December 6, 2016

Sara Forrester is faithful about getting yearly mammograms. At five feet tall, the sprightly grandmother takes care of her health by walking regularly, and says she usually hits 10,000 steps on her pedometer every day. “I always get a screening (mammogram) every year. I try to go during October, during breast cancer awareness month, because […]


The Singing Ambassador- Peninsula puts autistic student on course

Posted on December 2, 2016

Peninsula student goes to Pellissippi State Community College.


Bad back tests mettle of Alcoa furnace tender

Posted on December 1, 2016

Like any working stiff who has just been told he needs spinal surgery, Tommy Rogers’ first thoughts were about his job.   “My big concern was the length of recovery,” said Rogers, a 47-year-old furnace tender at the Alcoa aluminum plant now known as Arconic. “I was thinking house payments and bills. I thought I […]