NashvilleHealth | 2017 August

By Lisa Rapaport Reuters Health - Middle-aged people with risk factors for heart attacks and stroke may be more likely to develop dementia in old age than people with healthy cardiovascular systems, a U.S. study suggests. Like previous research, the current study linked so-called vascular risk factors...

By Health.com You may know that poor diet or smoking is linked to heart disease, but you may not know that things like not flossing your teeth can affect your heart health. Watch the video learn about more surprising things that hurt your heart. Your heart is...

By Amanda MacMillan How much sugar a woman eats while she’s pregnant may affect her future children’s risk of developing allergies and allergic asthma, according to a study in the European Respiratory Journal. Although previous research has linked asthma and high-sugar intake in kids themselves, this is the...

DR. JILL BIDEN, RWJF CEO RICHARD BESSER TO HEADLINE NASHVILLE SUMMIT What is the connection between health and learning? Join us to find out. Register. For so many documented reasons, a student's physical, emotional and mental health is critical to academic success and future achievement.  Unfortunately, Tennessee falls behind the...

By Carolyn Crist The weight that Americans typically gain between ages 20 and 50 may raise their risk of developing cancer, heart disease and other major illnesses, according to a new study. Even those who only gained 10 pounds faced a higher risk of major chronic diseases...

By Kidcentral Tennessee. There’s nothing more important than your family’s health and safety. As you and your children enjoy the outdoor activities that are such a fun and special part of summer break, it’s important to focus on some critical areas for a safe and healthy...



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