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Introducing a Proven Solution for Disinfection

One of the fastest growing disinfection companies in the nation, bioPURE, is now here to offer products and services for residents and businesses in the Knoxville area. Our advanced disinfection technology helps eliminate many dangerous germs, viruses, and bacteria.

“At bioPURE, we are committed to improving the health of all individuals by thoroughly disinfecting the spaces where you work, visit, and live,” said Jennifer Wilson, owner of bioPURE Hardin Valley.

By using an electostatic delivery system and our cutting-edge bioPURE™ CLEAN and Shield technology, with a 30-day residual, we can effectively treat homes and commercial spaces with our no wipe, no rinse, and no residue formula. Our EPA registered and approved, hospital grade disinfectant is a superior solution to traditional spray and wipe methods and provides complete, effective coverage against common allergens, Coronavirus, MRSA, E. Coli, salmonella, swine flu, C. Diff, H1N1, RSV, and various other bacteria and viruses. There is little to no downtime – treated areas can resume normal operations in as soon as 10 minutes or less after treatment so you’re back to work or play in no time.

In addition to our treatment services, bioPURE Hardin Valley now offers individual disinfectant spray bottles of its bioPURE™ CLEAN for day-to-day home or business use and their new water-based hand sanitizer that provides hours of protection without drying out your hands.

So if you are ready to ensure that your spaces are disinfected – with the same proven, eco-friendly products and services that are widely used by schools, retailers, property managers, and healthcare facilities – contact bioPURE Hardin Valley to request more information on their treatment options and to request your free consultation. We are changing the standard of clean.

bioPURE Hardin Valley

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Fitness Together

Knoxville’s Only “Fit Over 45” Private Training Studios

“Five years ago, I was preparing for a high altitude 5-day backpacking trip,” said Karen Peck. “Knowing that I wanted to experience and enjoy the long days of backcountry meant being strong, lean, and fit. I wasn’t sure how to achieve this on my own. Thankfully, a friend recommended Fitness Together.

“From my very first meeting and assessment, I knew it would be a great partnership. They have a method of laying out attainable goals, creating dynamic training sessions, and balancing challenge. The trainers are skilled and caring, making the sessions fresh and fun. The result is a path to ultimate success.

“Setting a physical goal in the form of a challenging adventure, and maintaining training year-round, is a successful formula for me. Other aspects of good health naturally fall into place. When COVID-19 hit, so much of every day life changed. My travel plans were canceled. I stayed home. It became apparent after a few weeks that I needed to build a new structure for my overall well-being – an important part was returning to the Fitness Together gym. So, for the last six months, I have met with my trainer virtually and worked out at home. The decision to focus on my health and maintain my fitness routine strengthened me mentally and physically. COVID-19 will pass. I want to be healthy, happy, and ready for adventure when it does. Next spring – it’s trekking in Nepal to the Base Camp of Mt. Everest!

“I believe that taking care of yourself is an investment for the present and future. The Fitness Together trainers haven’t just prepared me well for physically challenging trips, they aided in my recovery from shoulder surgery and occasional aches and pains. I know that the increased strength, balance, and flexibility that we have built are protecting me as I age. I recommend them to everyone I know!”

Karen recently turned 66 and has been blessed with good health. She enjoys a variety of outdoor sports, including shooting sporting clays, golf, and trekking. Each year she plans one or two adventures that challenge her strength, endurance, and conditioning, knowing that will drive her to focus year-round on her health and fitness.

If you’re ready to commit to a healthier lifestyle, contact Fitness Together today.

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Southeastern Dermatology

The Event You’ve Been Waiting For

Join us in celebrating 17 years of Southeastern Dermatology at our annual Glammiversary celebration happening Thursday, November 5th. While things are going to look a little different this year, Glammiversary still promises unmatched discounts on products and procedures and plenty of fabulous prizes that all guests and online shoppers will be entered to win.

A Private Shopping Experience
The event will take place from 10 am to 7:30 pm on Thursday, November 5th. There will be five different limited-capacity shopping windows of an hour and a half each. Guests who reserve a time will have the opportunity to learn about our products and procedures and meet with our cosmetic team in a more intimate setting. Beer, wine, and light bites will be served. Our office will be sanitized between each timeframe.

Huge Discounts on All Products & Procedures
Glammiversary features the biggest savings of the year on all of our products and procedures. Enjoy discounts on your favorite skincare products from top brands like SkinMedica and SkinCeuticals. Find out how you can get extraordinary eyelashes with Latisse, tighten skin on your face, neck, and chest with Ultherapy, erase unwanted ink with PicoSure laser tattoo removal, or sculpt your face and body with FaceTite, BodyTite, AccuTite, and Evolve. Reverse the signs of sun damage and aging with procedures like Diamond Glow, dermaplaning, HydraFacial, chemical peels, and laser skin rejuvenation. Regain a youthful appearance with our collection of anti-aging injections, including Juvéderm and Sculptra.

Shop Online
With the launch of our new online store, virtual attendees can purchase all of our products and procedures with the same special Glammiversary discounts. Online shoppers will also be entered into all of our giveaways.

Win From More Than $15,000 in Prize Packages
All guests and online shoppers at our annual celebration will be entered to win from a selection of prizes valued at more than $15,000. Shoppers have the chance to stock up on the classic wrinkle eraser Botox, correct or prevent signs of aging with the #1 best selling dermal filler Juvéderm, and eliminate fat and loose skin with the revolutionary body contouring procedure EvolveTite, a non-invasive treatment. See our website for the full list of prize packages.

Purchase a Dopp Box
Guests to this year’s Glammiversary can purchase a custom Dopp Box filled with products valued at $300. All proceeds of the Dopp Box will go to Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee. There are a limited number of Dopp Boxes available, so call to reserve yours before we run out!

Create Your Glammiversary Wish List
Stay ahead of the game by scheduling a complimentary consultation before the event to start working on your wish list. Tell us about the products and procedures you’re interested in trying so we can provide a customized treatment plan before you make your purchases. It’s as easy as calling us or visiting our website to request an appointment.

Call 865-474-8800 to reserve a shopping window: 10:00-11:30 am, 12:00-1:30 pm, 2:00-3:30 pm, 4:00-5:30 pm, or 6:00-7:30 pm.

Southeastern Dermatology
1930 Pinnacle Pointe Way
Knoxville, TN 37922

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Heritage Family Dentistry

Invisalign: The Clear Alternative to Braces

If you find yourself comparing your smile to others whose smiles exhibit beautiful, straight, white teeth, then perhaps it’s time you discovered just how easy it can be to achieve a whiter, brighter smile. After all, how many of those people whose smiles you envy were actually born with that perfect smile? Probably not many.

Let’s consider teeth straightening first.  Did you know that there is a procedure – in fact, the most advanced teeth straightening system available anywhere – that has already helped more than six million people achieve straighter, more natural looking smiles? Called Invisalign, these transparent aligners incrementally adjust your teeth without the use of wire braces.

Invisalign is the world’s most advanced clear aligner. By combining 20 years of research and data from six million smiles, you can trust Invisalign to deliver the smile that you deserve.

Invisalign is a modern, fully digitized experience designed to help you achieve the smile you want, the way you want it. Unlike other competitive clear aligners, Invisalign aligners use a proprietary SmartTrack® material that offers treatment times that are up to 50% faster. Patients report that Invisalign aligners fit and feel better. Also, innovations in the Invisalign procedure move more smiles, with greater predictability and control than competitive aligners.

Perhaps what you will appreciate most about the Invisalign system is that it is administered and supervised by your family dentist and not some third party dentist or orthodontist who will recommend your treatment without ever having met you. After all, who knows you better than your family dentist?

To learn how Invisalign can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted, call Heritage Family Dentistry at 865-816-9211 today to schedule your no-cost, no-obligation evaluation.

Heritage Family Dentistry

11121 Kingston Pike, Suite C

Farragut, TN 37934


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Rediscover a Level of Medical Care That You May Have Thought No Longer Existed

While it is estimated that only 50% of our current health system and only one-third of our physicians will remain in the next decade, is it any wonder that patients who value their relationships with their providers are concerned that the future of medical care is being driven by the bottom line insurance companies? Fortunately, a growing number of private practice medical providers are pushing back against this managed care trend so common in European socialized medical models.

Gallian Medical Group, launched by husband and wife team, Scott Gallian, MD, MBA, and U.S. Air Force veteran and Lauren Gallian, FNP-BC, in nearby Hardin Valley, offers patients a totally new approach to full-service primary care in a compassionate and caring environment. Complete with in-house diagnostic lab, EKG, and X-ray services, Gallian Medical Group offers their patients a level medical excellence not often found today.

“What patients appreciate most about Gallian Medical Group is a level of care that they remember from the past,” said Scott. “Gone are the ‘bus station-like’ waiting room experiences and ‘steeple chase-like’ visits with your healthcare provider. What remains is a team and of experienced and dedicated medical professionals who are totally committed to your individual healthcare needs in a caring, compassionate, and unrushed environment.”

“We wanted to put the focus back on the patient and not lock them into a typical 15-minute box,” said Lauren. “Our patients love it. When I ask a new patient why they selected Gallian, they respond that they felt rushed or didn’t feel they were listened to at their previous doctor’s office. We don’t practice ‘assembly-line’ medicine.”

“Patients want a provider they can stay with for life, not someone that moves on after the provider’s contract expires,” said Scott. “Patients want their provider, not a replacement or substitute.”

“Our incredible medical team, including our newest team member, Gina Bearden, FNC-BC, are the real reason for our success,” added Lauren. “We feel the patients’ relationship with our medical team is as important as the patients’ relationship with us. Our staff is like family to us.”

Medicare patients especially appreciate the level of personalized attention they receive at Gallian Medical Group.

“Our Medicare patients often have more healthcare needs and higher expectations,” said Scott. “We want them to know that we’re here to meet their expectations and provide the quality care they deserve.”

Gallian Medical Group also does not want any patient to ignore their existing healthcare needs during this pandemic. You are encouraged to visit their website to learn about their recommended COVID-19 safety precautions, as well their Telemedicine services being offered.

Rediscover a level of medical care that you may have thought no longer existed.

Gallian Medical Group
10744 Hardin Valley Road, Suite 106
Knoxville, TN 37932

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Fitness Together: A Family Affair

“My family has lived in Knoxville since 2000,” said Margaret Hunt. “I’ve been married to my husband, Bob, for 30 years, and we have three daughters.”

Margaret first contacted Andrew Henderson, owner of Fitness Together, several years ago to learn about their training and the costs involved.

“My youngest daughter had expressed interest in working with a personal trainer because she isn’t fond of group exercise classes, so I contacted Fitness Together,” she said. “We started working with Hannah Maples, a personal trainer, in October 2019.”

Like many people, Margaret had been fighting a life-long battle with her weight.

“My goals were to lose weight, increase my strength and flexibility, and to hopefully maintain this lifestyle,” she said. “I want to be around to meet my grandchildren and to age as well as I can.

“My daughter and I have had an exceptionally positive experience working with Hannah. She is positive, encourages us to do our best, prompts us when we need to improve our technique, and provides regular feedback on our progress. She’s been fantastic.

“We’ve had a great experience. When fitness centers closed for the COVID-19 pandemic, we worked remotely with Hannah via FaceTime. We were also able to check out weight equipment we didn’t have at home so we could continue to work toward our fitness goals. We sincerely appreciated Hannah’s help and the support of the team at Fitness Together.”

“We’re in the process of meeting many of the goals we have set. Physical fitness is a life-long process, so there’s always work to be done on goals.”

When asked if she would recommend Fitness Together to others, Margaret responded, “Absolutely. I think the benefits of working with a personal trainer are that they can help you set goals for your current health status and fitness levels, they can help you stay accountable and not lose heart when meeting your goals come slowly, and if you’re shy or introverted like me, you can work out and not worry too much about looking too awkward.” 

To learn more about Fitness Together and how you and every member of your family can enhance your lifestyle and longevity, contact them right away. Today personal fitness is more important than ever.

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Southeastern Dermatology

Evolve | Non-Invasive Contouring Treatment

Looking for a non-invasive way to tighten loose skin, enhance muscle tone, smooth cellulite, and contour your body? If so, it’s time to Evolve. Evolve by Inmode is here to help you tone and tighten – all without an invasive procedure and with minimal downtime.

Evolve by Inmode offers non-surgical body contouring through its three different procedures: Evolve Tite, Evolve Trim, and Evolve Tone. All three Evolve procedures are now available at Southeastern Dermatology. Learn more about this exciting new non-invasive, thermal skin and body treatment.

What is Evolve Technology?

Evolve Tite and Evolve Trim both rely on the same basic technology to give you the results you want to shape and smooth your body. Evolve technology relies on radio frequency (RF) energy to deliver heat and results. When applied by skilled medical professionals – like Dr. Doppelt and his staff – the RF energy in Evolve by Inmode can deliver target fat reduction, skin tightening and cellulite reduction.

Evolve can be used in many areas of the body. In fact, you might be able to target multiple body areas during a single session. Areas of the body that respond well to Evolve technology include:

» Abdomen
» Arms
» Hips
» Thighs
» Waist and flank

Evolve by Inmode comes in three different treatments: Evolve Tite, Evolve Trim, and Evolve Tone. While Evolve Tite and Evolve Trim rely on RF technology, Evolve Tone uses electromagnetic technology.

Evolve Tite

Evolve Tite remodels the skin by tightening loose or sagging areas. It is a non-invasive procedure that can be done in Dr. Doppelt’s office during a lunch break. This quick and easy procedure can be customized to meet your specific concerns. It can treat loose skin on the tummy after pregnancy or weight loss, loose skin on the upper arms, and other trouble spots.

The Evolve Tite treatment is delivered via a hands-free applicator. Applicators can be applied to multiple body areas at once. The Evolve Tite procedure was developed under very strict medical guidelines and has been optimized to provide maximum results, even when multiple areas are targeted.

Evolve Tite works by using radiofrequency technology to apply volumetric heat to the skin’s subdermal layers. The radiofrequency technology ensures the heat is delivered uniformly, so no area of the application area is over or under treated.

How do you know if you’re a good candidate for Evolve Tite? Evolve Tite is recommended for anyone who seeks natural-looking skin remodeling. It can give skin a tighter, more youthful appearance.

It is also important to know that there is no downtime or recovery period with Evolve Tite. The procedure is quick and painless, and you can return to regular activities immediately.

Dr. Doppelt and his staff can tell you how many Evolve Tite treatments you’ll need to achieve your aesthetic goals.

Evolve Trim

While Evolve Tite targets loose and sagging skin, Evolve Trim targets dimpled skin and cellulite. Evolve Trim offers a unique solution to a common problem and provides a noninvasive alternative to liposuction. This treatment will help reshape the body and smooth the appearance of the skin.

Evolve Trim is delivered by a medical professional with a hands-free applicator. Multiple body areas can be targeted at once. Evolve Trim can be used to provide a slimmer, smoother appearance to the:

» Back
» Abdomen
» Arms
» Knees
» Thighs
» And other areas of the body

The Evolve Trim treatment works by using radiofrequency technology to apply volumetric heat deep into the skin’s subdermal layers. The heat is combined with a vacuum and controlled energy pulses to deliver uniform results across the treatment area.

Because the heat is delivered to the subdermal layers of the skin with RF energy, the patient experiences no discomfort or burning sensations. The treatment requires no downtime and you may return to regular activities immediately after treatment.

You might need multiple Evolve Trim treatments to achieve your aesthetic goals. Dr. Doppelt can help you develop a treatment plan to give you the results you want without pain or downtime. You will see visible results as soon as your first few sessions.

Evolve Tone

Sometimes you don’t get the results you want no matter how many reps you do in the gym or miles you log running on the road. If you’re seeking to tighten and tone your body and muscles, Evolve Tone might be the answer.

Evolve Tone can add definition and enhance your natural physique. It is a non-invasive treatment that requires no downtime and won’t leave you with unsightly scars. Evolve Tone can increase muscle strength and tone.

Evolve Tone relies on a different technology than Evolve Tite or Evolve Trim. Evolve Tone uses electromagnetic energy to stimulate the muscles and cause involuntary contractions. Your muscles contract in a way that replicates a workout – sweat not required. The treatment can be used on many areas of the body, including:

» Abdomen
» Flanks
» Buttocks

Like other Evolve treatments, Evolve Tone is painless and involves no downtime. The number of sessions required depends on your goals and can be determined by Dr. Doppelt.

Are you ready to take a step toward a more youthful appearance? Tighten up, smooth it out, and tone it up with Evolve treatments at Southeastern Dermatology. No matter whether you choose Evolve Tite, Evolve Trim, or Evolve Tone, we can provide a customized treatment plan to help you reach your aesthetic goals.
Contact us today at 865-474-8800 to schedule a consultation and Evolve into your best body yet.

Southeastern Dermatology
1930 Pinnacle Pointe Way
Knoxville, TN 37922

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Heritage Family Dentistry

Easily Overcome Anxious Moments at the Dentist

Having first begun her search for a new family dentist online, Vicki Ailey found Heritage Family Dentistry.

“They had all five-star reviews,” she said. “Heritage Family Dentistry is a wonderful practice. I have major ‘dental anxiety,’ and they always put me at ease. They treat you like family. Dr. Bradshaw and his team are very gentle and make sure you are comfortable throughout your entire procedure.”

Vicki’s first procedure was a dental implant. Dental implants are fast becoming the preferred treatment option for patients with missing teeth. Most patients can’t tell the difference between dental implants and their natural teeth. And, more importantly, dental implants continue to promote healthy bone density in the jaw. In the absence of natural teeth or dental implants, bone density can deteriorate, often creating a sunken or premature aging appearance.

“Dr. Bradshaw is also very informative,” said Vicki. “He takes the necessary time to explain everything in detail and always makes certain that you fully understand the recommended treatment plan and procedure.

“Heritage Family Dentistry is the best dental office I have been to. I have moved often and have seen at least 10 dentists. I would absolutely recommend them to others. They are the best dentistry team I’ve ever experienced.”

Patients at Heritage Family Dentistry can further relax with warm neck wraps and their choice of soothing music or nature television.

To learn more about Heritage Family Dentistry, request a tour and a free, no-obligation consultation by calling 865-816-9211, or visit them online at Also, be sure to ask them about Invisalign, the revolutionary clear alternative to metal braces.

Heritage Family Dentistry
11121 Kingston Pike, Suite C
Farragut, TN 37934

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How Exercise Positively Affects Your Brain

Have you ever taken a nice long walk or jog or done some form of cardio and experienced a “feel-good” type of sensation right afterwards? If so, then you may have experienced what’s often been termed as the “runner’s high.” It’s a temporary euphoric feeling where you may experience a general sense of well-being.

What does this have to do with the brain? A lot actually. That euphoric feeling is an increase in the levels of neurotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin, and noradrenaline. According to New York University Neuroscientist Dr. Wendy Suzuki, the effects are immediate and can then be long-lasting depending on you. Here’s why.

» A single workout can improve your ability to shift and focus attention for up to two hours because of the effects of those neurotransmitters on the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus parts of your brain.

» To get long-lasting effects, you’ve got to change your exercise habits to increase your cardiorespiratory function. This is when your brain starts to physically change. The hippocampus begins to produce brand new brain cells, which then increases its volume while at the same time improving long-term memory.

» The more you work out, the bigger and stronger the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex become, the two areas of the brain most susceptible to neurodegenerative diseases.

In other words, exercise has protective effects on your brain. Dr. Suzuki tells us to think of the brain like a muscle. The more you’re working out, the bigger and stronger it becomes. Suzuki is quick to point out that exercise doesn’t cure dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, but by creating a stronger and bigger prefrontal cortex and hippocampus, it can take longer for these diseases to actually have an effect. She says to think of exercise as a “supercharged 401(k) for your brain.”

So consider adding a 30 minute cardio exercise routine, three to four times a week at least, to your schedule. No need to join a gym if you can’t afford to. Walk some stairs, walk your neighborhood, do some yoga. Whatever gets your body warmed up and works for your activity level. We think it, and you, are totally worth it!

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Gallian Medical Group

Introducing the Newest Member of the Gallian Medical Group Healthcare Team

Having earned a reputation for providing East Tennesseans with the highest quality healthcare in a compassionate and caring environment, Gallian Medical Group founders and husband and wife team, Dr. Scott Gallian, MD, and  Lauren Gallian, FNC-BC, are proud to announce the newest addition to their medical team.

“I am originally from Michigan but moved to Tennessee at age 8,” said Gina Lynn Bearden, FNP-BC. “I definitely consider myself a true Tennessean.”

Gina is married and has three girls – two in high school and one in elementary school.

“I enjoy any outdoor activities as long as I’m with my family,” she said.

“I went to nursing school at Tennessee State University and received my Masters degree from Vanderbilt University. Prior to that, I was an ICU nurse working many years before becoming a Nurse Practitioner. I have 20 years of Nurse Practitioner experience, with a decade of that practicing in Endocrinology. I am passionate about chronic disease management such as Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, and Hypertension. I also have experience in Internal Medicine and Women’s Healthcare.  I practice evidence based medicine and feel passionate about treating the patient as a whole – truly listening to them and getting to the root of their problem. I am extremely thorough and detailed in my management and want the patient to feel comfortable and confident in their care, but, most importantly, I want to show compassion to each patient. I look forward to making a valuable contribution to Gallian Medical Group and their family of patients throughout our East Tennessee community.”

To learn more about Gallian Medical Group, Telemedicine opportunities, and more, you are encouraged to call 865-383-7223 or visit them online at to view their virtual tour.

Gallian Medical Group

10744 Hardin Valley Road, Suite 106

Knoxville, TN 37932


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