NashvilleHealth | 2017 October

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated a statement about infant sleep positioners, warning parents again not to use them. "These products - sometimes also called 'nests' or 'anti-roll' products - can cause suffocation (a struggle to breathe) that can lead to death," the statement said. The...

It's normal to feel shock, grief, depression, guilt, anger, and a sense of failure and vulnerability when you lose a pregnancy. The days, weeks, and even months following a loss can be incredibly difficult and painful – even more so if this wasn't your first pregnancy...

Your baby needs sleep. And so do you. You’ll both sleep easier if you know what the sleep risks are, and how best to keep your little one safe while he slumbers. Sleeping Risks All babies under 1 year old are at risk for sudden infant death...

Back-to-school time is a busy time for students, parents and teachers. There are countless things to check off to-do lists. And once school is back in session, there are busy mornings and hectic routines. The grind of homework, after-school activities and commutes can make planning for...

The American Lung Association has been helping people quit smoking for over 35 years through Freedom From Smoking®. Ranked as one of the most effective programs in the country, Freedom From Smoking has helped hundreds of thousands individuals quit smoking for good and is now...

By Monique Anderson Starks, MD, MHS; Robert H. Schmicker, MS; Eric D. Peterson, MD, MPH; et al Question: Is the racial composition of neighborhoods associated with bystander treatments, emergency medical services processes of care, and survival to hospital discharge after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? Findings: In this cohort study of 22 816 patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrests across 2543 census tracts...

By Brittney L Jackson Based on the most recent data, Tennessee has the fifth-highest childhood obesity rate at 20.5 percent in kids from ages 10-17, according to a project study by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The latest data is from 2011. “A...



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