tennessee department of health http://wmot.org en New Meningitis Warnings from State Department of Health http://wmot.org/post/new-meningitis-warnings-state-department-health <p><span style='line-height: 200%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 14pt;'>NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) — Tennessee health officials are once again alerting patients who received tainted steroid injections after finding that some have abscesses at the injection site that could lead to fungal meningitis.</span></p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 18:14:56 +0000 Associated Press 18537 at http://wmot.org New Meningitis Warnings from State Department of Health Tenn. Babies Born with Addictions Increases Ten-Fold http://wmot.org/post/tenn-babies-born-addictions-increases-ten-fold <p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) — A task force of state health officials is trying to reverse an alarming rise in the number of Tennessee babies born addicted to drugs.<!--?xml:namespace prefix = o /--><o:p></o:p></span></p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 15:55:33 +0000 AP/WMOT 18343 at http://wmot.org Tenn. Babies Born with Addictions Increases Ten-Fold 900 More Tennesseans At Risk from Tainted Injections http://wmot.org/post/900-more-tennesseans-risk-tainted-injections <p><span style='line-height: 200%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 14pt;'>NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) — Tennessee health officials will start contacting hundreds of people who received steroid injections for back pain linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak to warn them about another infection.</span></p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:35:12 +0000 Associated Press 18094 at http://wmot.org 900 More Tennesseans At Risk from Tainted Injections Meningitis Outbreak Update: October 24, 2011 http://wmot.org/post/meningitis-outbreak-update-october-24-2011 <p>NASHVILLE,&nbsp;<span style="color: red; ">Tenn</span>. (AP) — Tennessee health officials say the number of people sickened by fungal meningitis and other diseases after receiving steroid injections has risen to 70.</p><p>Yesterday, the pharmacist who co-founded the Massachusetts specialty pharmacy linked to the meningitis outbreak voluntarily surrendered his license in Tennessee.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 17:53:45 +0000 Associated Press 17089 at http://wmot.org Meningitis Outbreak Update: October 24, 2011 Tenn. Meningitis Outbreak: Friday Update http://wmot.org/post/tenn-meningitis-outbreak-friday-update <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) — Health officials report that the number of cases of rare fungal meningitis in Tennessee has increased by five to 49 cases.</span></p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 13:28:16 +0000 Mike Osborne 16664 at http://wmot.org Tenn. Meningitis Outbreak: Friday Update