Archive May 2016


We’re in a “Pollen Superblast.”

Posted by on May 26, 2016

SoFHA physicians want patients to be aware that spring 2016 is bringing more than just blooming daffodils and nesting robins. A “pollen superblast” is underway due to the unusually warm temperatures and irregular weather patterns that occurred in the recent winter season. According to reports from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, our 2015-16 winter…

Want to Age Slower? Then get up and move!

Posted by on May 26, 2016

With May being National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, it’s a great time to remind SoFHA patients about the importance of exercise to good health. Some of the most intriguing research yet underscoring this fact appeared recently online in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. In a study published March 23,…

State of Franklin Healthcare Associates Joins BlueCross Medicare Advantage Network

Posted by on May 3, 2016

Seniors in the Tri-Cities region now have more choices in medical care JOHNSON CITY, TENN. — State of Franklin Healthcare Associates (SoFHA), a large primary care practice based in Johnson City, is now part of the BlueCross Medicare Advantage PPO and HMO Networks. “BlueCross already has an extensive statewide provider network with more than 25,000…