Tennessee

Summitt says she was not forced out by Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Pat Summitt said Friday it was her decision to step down as coach of the Tennessee women’s basketball team and she never believed athletic director Dave Hart forced her out. Summitt, […]

10/05/2012

Clinics rush to warn patients of tainted steroid

NEW YORK (AP) – Health providers are scrambling to notify patients in nearly two dozen states that steroid shots they got for back pain may have been contaminated with a fungus tied to a deadly […]

10/05/2012

Doc: 'First time I've ever seen anything like this' (video)

A rare meningitis outbreak has infected 35 people in six states, health officials warn. All received steroid injections, a fairly typical treatment. One New York anesthesiologist says, “It’s the first time I’ve ever seen anything […]

10/04/2012

FDA: Avoid drugs from company tied to meningitis

NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. health officials ramped up warnings Thursday about a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy linked to a widening outbreak of a rare kind of meningitis, urging doctors and hospitals not to use any […]

10/04/2012

Rare US meningitis outbreak grows, 5 dead

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A fifth person has died in a growing outbreak of a rare form of meningitis that has sickened more than two dozen people in five states. Dr. Robert Latham, chief of […]

10/04/2012

Rare meningitis cases up to 26 in 5 states, 4 die

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Health officials say a rare meningitis outbreak has sickened 26 people in five states who received steroid injections for back pain. Four people have died. Eighteen of the cases – and […]

10/03/2012

Secret Service probing theft of Romney tax records

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Secret Service says it’s investigating the reported theft of copies of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney‘s federal tax records before 2010. A letter sent anonymously to Tennessee political and newspaper offices […]

09/05/2012

Brush with greatness

The Operations Manager at my church is in the Basketball Hall of Fame. Really. Dan Issel. All-Pro with Denver. But one of the all-time greats at one of the legendary programs in college basketball: The […]

08/13/2012

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