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CRMC Finance Committee Approves $1.17M Purchase For New CT Simulator

CRMC, Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Cookeville Regional’s finance committee approved a 1.173 million purchase to replace the Cancer Center’s CT simulator. Radiation Oncologist Dr. Algis Sidrys said that the simulator is an integral part of planning a patient’s treatment. He said that every patient will use the simulator at least one time during their cancer care. “It is not a treatment machine it’s strictly a ... Read More »

Radon Awareness For UC Homeowners

Radon is not normally an issue for people, but when it gets trapped into the foundation of a home it can cause serious health risks. Upper Cumberland counties rank high in potential radon exposure. Overton County UT Ag Extension Director Christina Swallows said radioactive elements break down in the soil and rise up, releasing radon which is the second leading ... Read More »