Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Morning Rounds: New tattoo guidelines, over-treating patients

CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new report that offers guidance on the potential health issues surrounding body modifications like tattoos, a telling survey on the over-treatment of patients and a new patch that could help diabetics accurately measure glucose levels after exercise. …read more Source:: CBS News Radio Health Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Protecting Your Skin

As summer heat and humidity arrives in the Upper Cumberland, it’s time to consider how important suntan lotion, hats, and an overall sun blocking procedure can be to your overall health. We provide expertise on sun protection and how skin cancer continues to grow as a problem nationwide. Dr. Lisa Whiteaker is a noted Upper Cumberland Dermatologist – and she’s ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: Chris Stapleton Covers ZZ Top…Sorta

Chris Stapleton appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday (May 8th). He teamed up with Jimmy, the host of the show, and actor-musician Kevin Bacon for a sketch as ZZ Top titled “First Draft of Rock” in a remake of the trio’s hit, “Legs,” using alternate lyrics as sort of the first draft of the song. “She’s got hands / She knows how ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Hepatitis Growing

Not considered a prominent health problem for many years, hepatitis now is on the rise. In particular, hepatitis C, continues to grow rapidly as a health concern both in the United States and around the world. In the Upper Cumberland, as prescription drug users turn to other forms of drug abuse, such as heroin, the sharing of needles leads to ... Read More »

Win A Day Camp For Your Kids

School will be over soon and you’re trying to figure out something fun, educational and worthwhile they can enjoy this summer? 106-9 Kicks Country has a helping hand. Send your kids to Cedar Lake Summer Camp for a week-long summer camp experience. Register now to win a week-long day camp experience at Cedar Lake….with lunch included. It’s a $140 value. The week-long ... Read More »

Kelsey Smith Of Jackson County Is A Dream Big Scholar

Jackson County High School’s Kelsey Smith has been selected as the Lite Rock 95.9/106-9 Kicks Country Dream Big Scholar for May. The award honors outstanding work in the classroom, leadership in school groups, and organization, achievement in extracurricular activities as well as work in the community. One student from a high school across the Upper Cumberland wins the award each ... Read More »

Gator Bytes: Instasnap or Snapchat?

In a just-released April survey of 1,991 millennials, 78 percent chose Snapchat Stories as their preferred narrative platform. That number was down from 88 percent recorded in a similar survey conducted four months earlier. Only 4 percent of respondents in each survey preferred Instagram, and the big difference was that 16 percent now say they use neither platform, up from only 6 ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Oakley Stem Center

When leaders gathered more than ten years ago, they wanted to provide a place where Tennessee Tech students, faculty as well as community members and their kids could create and learn. This discussion and work led to the Oakley Stem Center on the Tennessee Tech campus. We continue our exploration of STEM Education as we visit with the center’s director ... Read More »