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WATCH: Behind the covert disinformation attack on Tennessean health

January 30, 2022

I was interrupted and cut off multiple times by Rep. Ragan as I tried to explain that our patients deserve information that they can trust, and that there is no place for misinformation and disinformation in our profession. Dr. Katrina Green was cut off and interrupted by Rep. Ragan as well when she tried explaining that doctors who intentionally…

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Dr Katrina Green Demands Lawmakers Keep TN Whole

January 19, 2022

Join Emergency Physician Dr. Katrina Green in Demanding Lawmakers Keep TN Whole No matter our color, party or zip code, we all have a constitutional right to an equal say in the decisions that impact our lives and shape our future – from curbing the pandemic to creating jobs to providing affordable care.  But now…

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Voices of TN Health Professionals

December 24, 2021

During this holiday season, I want to take a moment to thank you for your support this year. I am grateful for you and for my colleagues who have served on the front lines of this pandemic. And I’m particularly thankful for the scientists who have given us reason to believe that 2022 may be…

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American Rescue Plan Helps Gig workers like David Sanders

July 8, 2021

I have lived in Nashville all my adult life and am a proud graduate of Nashville State Community College and Trevecca.  My wife, a registered nurse, and I have together raised three children, all of whom graduated from MLK Magnet High School for Science and Engineering(formerly Pearl Cohn High School).   Our children received excellent public…

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American Rescue Plan provides resources needed to return to work safely – this restaurant worker is grateful!

March 12, 2021

Join Nora and other Tennesseans in supporting the American Rescue Plan Add Your Name Here My name is Nora Cooper.  I moved to Nashville in November, 2019, a city to which I had been drawn since I was a teenager living in California.  I had lived in Boston two years, working in the restaurant industry,…

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High School Student Implores Maury County School Board to Require Masks

March 5, 2021

On March 2, 10th grade student Avalon McCartney delivered a petition signed by 800 supporters to school board members. Read her full remarks below: See coverage by Fox17 Nashville My name is Avalon McCartney and I’m a sophomore at Spring Hill High School here in Maury County. My mom is a nurse, and since the…

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Governor Lee – Please be the Leader We Elected You To Be

January 8, 2021

Governor Lee, a statewide mask mandate is critical to protect Tennesseans from suffering serious complications or death from Covid-19. It’s your responsibility as the leader of our state to protect Tennesseans, and you are the only one with the power and ability to do just that. We are tired of seeing all the sickness, all of the sadness. We need your help.

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The County-by-County Approach Has Not Worked in Tennessee

December 18, 2020

What happens in one county affects the other because we are, in fact, all in this together I am Dr. Tracey Doering, a physician in Nashville, board certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine.  I grew up in New Jersey, completed medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and then moved to Nashville…

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TN COVID Doctor Makes Plea to Tennesseans for Help Convincing Governor Lee to Take Responsibility

December 14, 2020

NASHVILLE — Tennessee COVID-19 Doctor, who has been treating patients on the frontlines since the beginning of the pandemic released this video statement today in response to Tennessee breaking a new record in the COVID-19 outbreak over the weekend.  Dr. Jason Martin said, “What we need from you is to ask Governor Lee to show leadership right…

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Statewide Mask Mandate is Investment in our Future

December 10, 2020

My name is Lee Spieker, I moved to Nashville 3 years ago from Colorado for the music, new geography and warmer weather.  So far I’m thrilled with the move. I’ve worn many hats in the fitness industry over the past 45 years including equipment designer/manufacturer/marketer, health club owner, fitness equipment store founder, fitness video producer…

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