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UT Student Health Center opens on-campus pharmacy

University of Tennessee students and faculty have a new on-campus facility for all their prescription needs.

The new student health pharmacy hosted an open house today. "Keystone Pharmacy Services" operates the pharmacy, which is open to all students, faculty and staff. The on-campus pharmacy is a new benefit for university employees.

The Student Health Center also provides medical, counseling and wellness programs to UT students.

Child Safety Seat Checkpoint Feb. 9

Child Safety Seat Checkpoint Feb. 9

The Knoxville Police Department will conduct a free child car seat checkpoint on Saturday, February 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 917 E. Fifth Avenue.

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), 80% of all child restraints are used incorrectly. 

During the KPD checkpoint, child car seats will be checked by a certified car seat technician.

The technicians will provide instructions and demonstrate the correct way to install your child's car seat.

50% off play passes to Bounce U.S.A.

50% off play passes to Bounce U.S.A.

 

Know a kid with energy to burn? Scratch that ... know four? Today's DealChicken has just the thing for you!

Take your favorite pint-sized athletes to run, jump and, yep, bounce for half-off at Bounce U.S.A. They'll be wowed by Bounce U.S.A.'s huge arena of inflatables. They'll go wild (safely) on the obstacle course, basketball challenges, slides and more. Check Bounce U.S.A.'s website for this week's open bounce times!

UT physician honored as Sports Medicine Person of the Year

A Knoxville doctor and UT physician is this year's Sports Medicine Person of the Year.

The Tennessee Athletic Trainer's Society awarded Dr. Chris Klenck the honor. He is UT's head team physician and works will all the men's and women's teams.

The organization says Klenck made extraordinary contributions to sports medicine and helped influence the athletic training profession.

We spoke with Dr. Klenck who said getting the award was an honor.

Project Wear and Share

Project Wear and Share

 

This February Goodwill Industries- Knoxville will partner with local dry cleaners throughout our 15 county service area to host a clothing drive. Participating dry cleaners will collect and dry clean gently used items donated by their patrons. These items will be given to Goodwill stores and resold in order to benefit Goodwill's job training and placement programs.

8,000 visitors expected at The Healthy Living Expo

Friday marked the first day of The Healthy Living Expo at the Knoxville Convention Center.

In its ninth year, the expo is the area's largest event focused on health, fitness, and living green.

Organizers expect 8,000-10,000 visitors.

More than 200 exhibits are featured this year.

SmartShots is offering a variety of shots, including the flu vaccine for $5.

Guest information for Monday's show

Guest information for Monday's show

Healthy & Wellness Weekend

January 17-20
RiverStone Resort and Spa

This event is designed to kick start your New Year and put you on the right path to a new you. It is 3 days packed with exercise classes from boot class to Zumba. Andrea Kendrick RD. of DNA Performance and Nutrition designed a delicious and nutritious menu Just for this event and Chef Ray has been secured by RiverStone Resort to prepare the meals for the event and will be giving cooking demonstrations throughout out the weekend.