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Posts tagged as “Health”

STD Increases Nationally Raise Concerns

A record number of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis cases were diagnosed in the United States in 2017. Nearly 2.3 million cases of those STDs were diagnosed last year, the preliminary CDC data shows. This marked the fourth consecutive year of sharp increases in these sexually transmitted diseases, the CDC reports.…

No Bones About It: Corinth Boy Wants to Be Orthopedic Surgeon

Corinth home school student Coleman Rouse, 8, is pursuing his dream to be an orthopedic surgeon by performing various science experiments on bones to determine what affects them and what makes them strong. Rouse’s journey began at the age of 3 when he broke his arm in an accidental fall…

Corinth Woman Transforms Life With Help of God, Physical Fitness

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth native Christy Crum realized she could not change on her own. “I had to find something bigger than me and stronger than my addiction, and the thing I found was God,” Crum said. With the help of God and others, Crum turned…

Free Screenings to Be Offered at Community Wellness Day on Saturday in Corinth

A community wellness day that will feature a variety of free screenings will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club, 511 Clark St. There will be free screenings for glucose and vision, medication and food consultations and cooking demonstrations. Attendees can pose…