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Mono-unsaturated fats from plants, not animals may reduce risk of death from heart disease and other causes

 

American Heart Association Meeting Report

American Heart AssociationNew Orleans, LA – Diets rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids from plants were associated with a lower risk of dying from heart disease or other causes compared to diets rich in mono-unsaturated fats from animals, which were linked to a higher risk of death from heart disease or other causes, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2018, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in population based cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.

The largest reductions in the risk of death were found when healthy fats from plant sources replaced saturated fats, trans fats and refined carbohydrates. (Amnerican Heart Association)

The largest reductions in the risk of death were found when healthy fats from plant sources replaced saturated fats, trans fats and refined carbohydrates. (Amnerican Heart Association)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol seeks information on Dickson County Fatal Hit and Run Crash involving Pedestrian

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is seeking the public’s assistance that may aid in the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run crash in Dickson County. In the early hours of April 14th, 2018, preliminary information indicates a silver or grey Honda Civic, model years 1996-1998 was traveling North on Highway 46 around 4:30am-5:00am when the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian.

The vehicle has damage to the right front corner of the vehicle. It’s missing the right side of the front bumper and may have damage to its hood, fender, and headlight with possible damage to the windshield as well.

The car in this photo may resemble the vehicle, but it is possible the car was a two door.

The car in this photo may resemble the vehicle, but it is possible the car was a two door.

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City of Clarksville Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan directs that the U.S., State and City flags be flown at half-staff at all City of Clarksville offices and facilities through sunset Saturday, April 21st, 2018 the day of former First Lady Barbara Bush’s internment.

This is in keeping with the Presidential proclamation to fly the U.S. Flag at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory of the Mrs. Bush.

Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush

Flags to fly at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush

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101st Airborne Division Band musicians support Division Field Exercise

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The motto of the 101st Airborne Division Band is “Pride of the Eagle.” Not only does band members build pride in others through their music, the motto also describes the band’s pride in supporting the division. Occasionally that support is provided outside of their role as accomplished musicians.

Recently, the 101st Airborne Division Band provided field operations support to the division for its Warfighter 18-3 exercise conducted in early February.

“It’s not necessarily what we are designed to do, but we are the band of the 101st Airborne Division and if we are asked to support, we are happy to do it,” said Chief Warrant Officer 2 Charles Doswell, commander of the 101st Airborne Division Band.

Staff Sergeant Arthur Cole III and Spc. Jihye Shim, trombonists from the 101st Airborne Division Band, recently check the credentials of Spc. William Hutchinson, 101st Main Command Post-Operational Detachment, Kentucky National Guard, and secures his cellphone before allowing him entry into a secure division area, during the Warfighter 18-3 exercise. (Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Staff Sergeant Arthur Cole III and Spc. Jihye Shim, trombonists from the 101st Airborne Division Band, recently check the credentials of Spc. William Hutchinson, 101st Main Command Post-Operational Detachment, Kentucky National Guard, and secures his cellphone before allowing him entry into a secure division area, during the Warfighter 18-3 exercise. (Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – April is National Occupational Therapy Month and marks the 101st Anniversary of a profession started to help those suffering from injury and illness regain function to live a purposeful life.

“This is the 101st anniversary of the profession and I think it’s very special that we’re in the 101st Airborne Division,” said Lt. Col. Colleen Daniels, chief of occupational therapy at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and installation ergonomics officer, who serves as a consultant of ergonomics for the 101st Airborne Division.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's Chief of Occupational Therapy and Installation Ergonomics Officer, Lt. Col. Colleen Daniels has participants of Fort Campbell's Dental Activity keep their arms raised in the air for about two minutes to demonstrate how remaining in one position for a long period of time can cause muscle strain. Daniels spoke at the DENTAC's Safety Stand Down, April 6 to share how ergonomics can reduce muscle strain and prevent injuries in their work center. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Chief of Occupational Therapy and Installation Ergonomics Officer, Lt. Col. Colleen Daniels has participants of Fort Campbell’s Dental Activity keep their arms raised in the air for about two minutes to demonstrate how remaining in one position for a long period of time can cause muscle strain. Daniels spoke at the DENTAC’s Safety Stand Down, April 6 to share how ergonomics can reduce muscle strain and prevent injuries in their work center. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Section of Gatewood Lane Closed

 

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a section of Gatewood Lane from Carriage Way to Norwalk Court in the Savannah Lakes subdivision for water service line repair.

Motorists may access the road at the north end of the Gatewood Lane loop.

Lane Closure

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Clarksville Police request public help identifying Shell Station Robbery Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Detective Justin Neagos is investigating a robbery that happened about 3:30am Tuesday morning, April 17th near Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and Needmore Road at the Shell service station.

The suspect, upon being told there was little money in the register, chose instead to grab a pack of Marlboro cigarettes and two packs of cigars before running out of the store.

Clarksville Police are trying to identify the person in this photo for the robbery of the Shell Station at Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and Needmore road.

Clarksville Police are trying to identify the person in this photo for the robbery of the Shell Station at Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and Needmore road.

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101st Airborne Division assumes Afghanistan mission, looks to enable enemy reconciliation

 

Written by Master Sgt. Tanya Polk
U.S. Forces Afghanistan

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) colors unfurled at Bagram Airfield, April 15th, during a ceremony that marked the beginning the unit’s fourth deployment to Afghanistan in the last decade.

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Sims, 101st Airborne Division senior enlisted leader, uncased the division headquarters’ colors during a transfer of authority ceremony, officially assuming their new mission from the 3rd Infantry Division.

“The 101st Airborne Division is ready for this new ‘Rendezvous with Destiny,'” said Poppas during the ceremony. “Since the day I took command, our future was written, and we knew we were returning to Afghanistan and have trained specifically for this mission.”

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Sims, 101st Abn. Div. senior enlisted leader, unfurl the division headquarters' colors, April 15, during a transfer of authority ceremony at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (Staff Sgt. Lerone Simmons, U.S. Forces Afghanistan)

Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Sims, 101st Abn. Div. senior enlisted leader, unfurl the division headquarters’ colors, April 15, during a transfer of authority ceremony at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (Staff Sgt. Lerone Simmons, U.S. Forces Afghanistan)

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Clarksville Parking Commission outlines new Construction Permit Program

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parking Commission is introducing a new construction permit program that outlines steps downtown property owners must take before blocking public parking spaces during construction projects.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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American Heart Association reports Middle-aged Tooth loss linked to increased Coronary Heart Disease Risk

 

American Heart Association Meeting Report

American Heart AssociationNew Orleans, LA – Losing two or more teeth in middle age is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2018, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in population based cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.

Having fewer natural teeth by middle age is linked to higher cardiovascular disease risk. (American Heart Association)

Having fewer natural teeth by middle age is linked to higher cardiovascular disease risk. (American Heart Association)

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