Entries by Dr. Paul Jones

Mosquito Borne Illnesses

For those who have seen recent news reports, the thought of mosquito borne diseases can be scary. Typically, in East Tennessee, we see a significant number of mosquito related illnesses in late summer, mainly in late July, August and September. These illnesses have a wide range of severity, from mild upper respiratory symptoms to severe […]

It’s Football Time in Tennessee!

…And unfortunately that means some football players will get concussions.  A concussion is a brain injury.  It can range from mild to severe.  In recent years, the frequency with which concussions occur, and their possible long term effects, have been better studied and much more widely publicized. Attached is a link to the TSSAA website […]