Recapturing youth through diet and exercise

Posted on May 27, 2015

Eating right and exercising is the key to feeling young again. If only youth were found in a bottle. With so much money pumped into marketing wrinkle-free this and tightening that, you would think a daily dollop of face cream would restore that youthful energy you remember. But while you’re spending so much time and … »

Erlanger Neurology Conference: Can football survive the head trauma epidemic?

Posted on May 26, 2015

In 2006, a 13-year-old star football player, Zachery Lystedt, made an impressive tackle during his last junior high football game. During the play, the back of his head slammed against the ground. Zachery lay on the turf, holding both sides of his head, but he was still conscious. So, after a 15-minute rest on the … »

Making the most of your doctor visits

Posted on May 21, 2015

Adjust your mindset. When visiting a doctor, patients tend to adopt the mindset that their fates are solely in the hands of the professionals. This leads some to show up, say a few words, and leave without getting a complete grasp of their health situations. As a patient, it is important to remember these two … »

Stress is Real. So Are These Natural Ways to Relieve It.

Posted on May 18, 2015

Stress is a normal part of life that can be caused by our jobs, children, school, environments, and everyday challenges. But, stress exists for a reason. It’s designed to keep us alert to face life’s trials. Long-term stress, however, can lead to elevated blood pressure, heart disease, headaches, digestive issues, and insomnia.

Erlanger hosts “First Responders” and “Strike Out Stroke” nights at upcoming Lookouts games

Posted on May 12, 2015

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Join Erlanger Health System and the Lookouts baseball team at AT&T Field for two exciting nights on Saturday, May 16 at 7:15 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 5:15 p.m.

How Erlanger’s battle with stroke changed history

Posted on May 8, 2015

Years of diligent work by exceptional physicians at the Erlanger Southeast Regional Stroke Center helped Erlanger position itself as one of the best hospitals in the country to battle against stroke — and win. Winning at battle requires the skills and knowledge of exceptional leadership along with a dedicated team willing to advance when faced … »

Ask an Expert: Are Pain Relievers Bad for You?

Posted on May 6, 2015

Are pain relievers actually bad for you? There are a lot of conflicting claims about them in the media.

Live Fit – Diet and Exercise are Keys to Preventing Diabetes

Posted on May 5, 2015

Second chances are rare when it comes to your health. But that’s one way to look at pre-diabetes, a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not yet at the level of diabetes.

Region’s only neurosurgery/spine specialty group joins Erlanger Health System

Posted on April 20, 2015

Two of the region’s oldest healthcare organizations, Chattanooga Neurosurgery & Spine Clinic (CNS) and the Erlanger Health System, have joined forces. CNS, which has provided neurosurgical services to area residents for more than half a century, has joined the Erlanger Health System and is now affiliated with the UT Erlanger Physician Network. In making the … »

Erlanger leads “history making” breakthrough in stroke treatment

Posted on February 27, 2015

Erlanger’s stroke team played a key role in a breakthrough treatment for acute stroke, following a series of successful clinical trials hailed as representing “a new era” and “sea change” in stroke treatment around the world.

Medical trials affirm Erlanger’s place at ‘forefront of stroke treatment’

Posted on February 26, 2015

Stroke doctors at Erlanger Health System were all smiles as they stood before their colleagues in a conference room on Tuesday.

The EROC Era

Posted on February 25, 2015

After 8 months of construction, our region has officially entered the “EROC Era.” EROC (Erlanger Regional Operations Center) is a new, high-tech control center that will greatly improve patient care, particularly in the emergency response and pre-hospital care sectors.

Bringing a New Orthopedic Center to Chattanooga

Posted on February 9, 2015

Center for Orthopedic Surgery Fulfills Significant Community Need Every patient about to go to under the knife appreciates the expression “surgical precision.” Recently, the patient was Erlanger Hospital’s sixth floor, and the doctors had diagnosed the facility as missing a critical component— a dedicated orthopedic services area.

Erlanger doctors, executives ‘tear down the wall’ for new orthopedic center

Posted on January 27, 2015

Physicians and executives at Erlanger hospital traded their scalpels and pens for sledgehammers Friday as they tore down a wall in a ceremony to begin construction of the new Center for Orthopedic Surgery.

Erlanger leaders and physicians “tear down the wall” for new orthopedic suites

Posted on January 23, 2015

Erlanger executives and physicians celebrated today by “tearing down the wall” with sledgehammers in hand at the future location of Erlanger’s new Orthopedic Services area.

Times Free Press story describes Erlanger Stroke Center as the frontier of U.S. stroke treatment

Posted on January 11, 2015

The Erlanger Stroke Center is on the cutting edge of stroke care and treatments. Click here to read the Sunday, January 11 article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press about some of the clinical trials and research that make Erlanger one of the best hospitals in the nation for stroke care. Photo Provided by the Chattanooga Times Free … »

Erlanger welcomes new rheumatologist

Posted on August 20, 2014

Erlanger welcomes Dr. Jayne Crowe, rheumatologist, to the practice of University Rheumatology Associates. Dr. Crowe received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and doctorate of medicine from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Penn.

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