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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recommends Annual Mammograms for Women over 40

 

Written by Maria Christina Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Medical officials recommend women age 40 and older have a mammogram annually to detect for signs of breast cancer.

“Mammography has helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the U.S. by nearly 40 percent since 1990. Annual mammograms can help detect cancer in its earliest stages when it’s most treatable,” said Maj. Sara Michael, a diagnostic radiologist and Chief of Mammography and Ultrasound at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Chief of Mammography and Ultrasound, Maj. Sara Michael, a diagnostic radiologist, reviews a mammogram Oct. 11 to look for any abnormalities in the breast tissue that could require further testing. Women over age 40 should have a mammogram annually to detect for signs of breast cancer. Women over age 40 who receive care at BACH can call the mammography clinic directly to schedule their annual mammogram. (Maria Yager)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Chief of Mammography and Ultrasound, Maj. Sara Michael, a diagnostic radiologist, reviews a mammogram Oct. 11 to look for any abnormalities in the breast tissue that could require further testing. Women over age 40 should have a mammogram annually to detect for signs of breast cancer. Women over age 40 who receive care at BACH can call the mammography clinic directly to schedule their annual mammogram. (Maria Yager)

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APSU Football hosts Southeast Missouri for Homecoming

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Coming off a thrilling 21-17 victory over Tennessee State, the Austin Peay State University football team returns to action 4:00pm, Saturday, as the Govs welcome Southeast Missouri to Fortera Stadium for Homecoming.

The Governors walked away from Music City with a victory last week for just the second time in program history.

Austin Peay Football plays Southeast Missouri Saturday at Forteara Stadium for Homecoming.

Austin Peay Football plays Southeast Missouri Saturday at Forteara Stadium for Homecoming.

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Tennessee Department of Health says Talk with your Health Care Provider about Breast Cancer Screening, Rick Factors

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in women in the United States.

With nearly 4,700 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in Tennessee every year, the Tennessee Department of Health encourages residents to talk with a health care provider on when to schedule their annual mammograms. Mammography screening should begin no later than age 50.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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NASA extends Dawn Spacecraft’s mission at Dwarf Planet Ceres

 

Written by Elizabeth Landau
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA has authorized a second extension of the Dawn mission at Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. During this extension, the spacecraft will descend to lower altitudes than ever before at the dwarf planet, which it has been orbiting since March 2015.

The spacecraft will continue at Ceres for the remainder of its science investigation and will remain in a stable orbit indefinitely after its hydrazine fuel runs out.

This artist concept shows NASA's Dawn spacecraft above dwarf planet Ceres, as seen in images from the mission. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

This artist concept shows NASA’s Dawn spacecraft above dwarf planet Ceres, as seen in images from the mission. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

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APSU Volleyball takes down Belmont in four sets

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Special teams work carried the day as Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team became the fourth NCAA Division I team to 20 wins this season with a four-set Ohio Valley Conference victory (25-15, 25-14, 13-25, 25-19) against Belmont, Thursday night.

Austin Peay Women's Volleyball the fourth NCAA Division I team to 20 wins this season after win against Belmont Bruins. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Volleyball the fourth NCAA Division I team to 20 wins this season after win against Belmont Bruins. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Announces Lowest Unemployment Rate in History

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced the state unemployment rate fell to 3 percent in September, marking the lowest it has been since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the information in January of 1976.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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APSU Basketball Partners with Fort Campbell to host game against Bethel

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – As part of a historic partnership between Austin Peay State University and Fort Campbell, the men’s basketball game scheduled for November 22nd, 2017 against Bethel will take place at Shaw Fitness Center on the Fort Campbell military installation.

This will be the first-ever contest involving collegiate basketball programs at Fort Campbell, and the Governors first home contest away from the Dunn Center since it opened in 1975.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball to play Bethel at Fort Campbell's Shaw Fitness Center on November 22nd. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball to play Bethel at Fort Campbell’s Shaw Fitness Center on November 22nd. (APSU Sports Information)

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Poplar Hill Subdivision first to be recognized by Healthier Montgomery

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Poplar Hill Subdivision is the first in Montgomery County to be designated a Healthier Montgomery Neighborhood. The subdivision is located off Highway 41, near East Montgomery Elementary School.

Residents had to complete the following five activities to earn the designation: Bring it Home by bringing healthy habits to your family; Keep it Clean by organizing a neighborhood clean-up; Study Up learning online or in a class; Sweat it Out by organizing a neighborhood exercise activity and Veg Out by eating fruits and vegetables.

(L to R) Patti Hill, Jeff Truitt, Shell Kuhn, Joey Smith, Irene Steele, Barry Steele, Janelle Fossen, Heather Sugg, Phillip Sugg, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett. (Shasta Meza)

(L to R) Patti Hill, Jeff Truitt, Shell Kuhn, Joey Smith, Irene Steele, Barry Steele, Janelle Fossen, Heather Sugg, Phillip Sugg, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett. (Shasta Meza)

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Tennessee Titans head to Cleveland Browns Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (3-3) vs. Cleveland Browns (0-6)

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 | 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT
Cleveland, OH | FirstEnergy Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (3-3) travel this week to face the Cleveland Browns (0-6). Kickoff at FirstEnergy Stadium (capacity 67,431) is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017.

This is the first of four consecutive games for the Titans against teams from the AFC North. Following a Week 8 bye, they will host consecutive contests against the Baltimore Ravens (November 5th) and Cincinnati Bengals (November 12th) before visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers (November 16th).

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade set for November 11th

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day Parade will take place on Saturday, November 11th, 2017 with pre-parade ceremonies set for 9:00am in front of the historic courthouse (south side) on Third Street in downtown Clarksville.

Keynote speaker is Army retired Chief Warrant Officer 3 John Clement, who currently serves as the Field Representative for Congressman Marsha Blackburn representing the 7th Congressional district of Tennessee.

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