Know the Signs of Appendicitis

Posted on April 9, 2018

Appendicitis is a serious medical emergency requiring immediate attention. Discover the signs and symptoms so you’ll know when to seek help.

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One Family, Two Patients: When Unexpected Healthcare Needs Arise

Posted on April 6, 2018

One family has a whirlwind of a week when two members land in the hospital needing emergency treatment at the same time.

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Get on the Trail with Missy Kane & Friends: Spring 2018 Hikes

Posted on March 19, 2018

This April, join Missy Kane as she takes you on guided hikes through the national park. This series is a fun way to improve your fitness while helping to fund projects and programs supported by “Friends of the Smokies.”

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LeConte Dietitian, Emily Parkman, Wins Regional Clinician of the Year Award

Posted on March 12, 2018

March is national nutrition month, and we are so excited that one of LeConte Medical Center’s dietitians, Emily Parkman, RD, LDN, won the Morrison’s Clinical Dietitian of the Year Award!

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Is it a cold or seasonal allergies?

Posted on March 8, 2018

Sneezing, coughing, and watery eyes can be signs of either a cold or seasonal allergies. During pollen season, it can sometimes be difficult to know the difference. 

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What are the symptoms of colorectal cancer?

Posted on March 5, 2018

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the US. With screening, polyps can be found and removed before they become cancer. 

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