Chattanooga, Tenn. – Since Erlanger received a tremendous amount of interest for the Academic Urologists’ free information session on male urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction, officials have scheduled another session to take place on Tuesday, […]
Patients who arrive at Erlanger’s Emergency Department complaining of chest pain or discomfort receive the immediate treatment necessary to avoid as much heart damage as possible. Our state-of-the-art heart care works seamlessly with area emergency […]
Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Health System’s medical director of bariatric surgery, Chris Sanborn, M.D., will speak to area residents about the various solutions for encouraging and managing weight loss on Wednesday, October 24 beginning at 6 […]
With summer right around the corner and people enjoying the outdoors, Erlanger Health System asks residents to remain vigilant for venomous snakes and disease-carrying insects. A new concern is the increase in patients seen with snake bites. […]
For generations, women have dealt with osteoporosis—a condition in which the bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. It’s often called the “silent disease” because you may not have symptoms until you break a bone, typically in the hip, spine, or wrist, or you discover that you’ve lost an inch or two in height.
About 27 million Americans – mostly women – produce either too much or too little thyroid hormone. For such a small gland, the thyroid has a surprisingly big job. To work correctly, virtually every part of your body depends on the hormone produced by this gland in your neck.