Soccer mom, teacher, and stroke survivor

Posted on April 28, 2016

School teacher Stephanie Blackstock remembers staring out at the world from inside a body that was rendered helpless.

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LeConte Cardiac Rehab Helps Ron Rowe Enjoy Life

Posted on April 28, 2016

Ron Rowe, 71, is an energetic, youthful senior who can still hit an inside-the-park homer, climb a tree with a chainsaw in hand, and chase the great grandkids.

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James Clark, Parkwest’s 100th TAVR Patient, is ‘Back to Active’ One Month Later

Posted on April 28, 2016

James Clark began having difficulty completing his daily two-mile neighborhood walk. “Any type of exertion and I would get a lot of pressure and pain in my heart area,” says Clark,

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Parkwest’s First TAVR Patient Tells Benefits of Procedure

Posted on April 28, 2016

Five days past his 88th birthday, Roy Ogle became Parkwest’s first-ever TAVR patient. Ogle is a living testament to what TAVR can do for

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Methodist Heart Team Gets Newcomb Resident Back Into the ‘Rhythm of Life’

Posted on April 28, 2016

Two days before Christmas, Jerry Sharp of Newcomb, Tennessee, was very sick. He was experiencing cold sweats and his blood pressure was up. Concerned he might be having a heart attack, Sharp went to a nearby hospital, but heart tests performed there didn’t show anything unusual or alarming. Convinced it had just been a virus, […]

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Golfer Undergoes First Cardiac Stent Procedure at Cumberland Medical Center

Posted on April 28, 2016

On July 24, 2014, the first cardiac stent procedure was performed at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. The milestone event was made possible through

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Father, Supervisor and Stroke Survivor

Posted on April 26, 2016

Perry Morin, a 52-year-old emergency medical technician, found himself on the receiving end of emergency care last year when an ischemic stroke left him in a

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