NashvilleHealth | 2017 September

By Maria Cohut This type of diabetes is most often diagnosed in middle-aged and senior people. Another metabolic condition called latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is often misdiagnosed as type 2 diabetes; it also appears later in adulthood. LADA is a more slowly progressing disease, and it does not initially require insulin treatment. A...

What is thirdhand smoke? Thirdhand smoke refers to the chemicals from cigarette smoke, even long after smoking has stopped, that cling to soft surfaces and can be found on things that you touch, such as carpets, clothing and toys. Whether you are young or old, healthy or...

By Serena Gordon You probably already know that certain healthy lifestyle behaviors can reduce your risk of developing high blood pressure, but is any one behavior more important than the others? Maybe, as new research suggests maintaining a healthy weight is the No. 1 behavior to prevent unhealthy...

By Kristine Crane Shrimati Bhanu Narasimhan, a petite Indian woman wrapped in a bright fuchsia sari, has a soft voice but a big presence. She holds the rapt attention of some 100 people who have come to learn how to meditate at the Art of Living Center...

Treatment in the nation’s neonatal intensive care units saves millions of infants born prematurely every year. But the treatment is not without cost. Painful procedures such as needle pricks can impact early brain development. In a multi-institution study conducted researchers for the first time have quantified a...

Public land including more than 1,000 acres (400 hectares) in Tennessee will be added to Cherokee National Forest. Knoxville News Sentinel reports environmental nonprofit The Conservation Fund announced Thursday a total of more than 1,500 acres (600 hectares) costing $4.6 million were added in Tennessee and North Carolina. The land,...



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