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By WebMD A healthy body temperature is maintained by the nervous system. As the body temperature increases, the body tries to maintain its normal temperature by transferring heat. Sweating and blood flow to the skin (thermoregulation) help us keep our bodies cool. A heat-related illness occurs when our bodies can no longer transfer enough heat...

By Vivian Manning-Schaffel It’s happened to everyone: you walk down the street, trip, stumble and fall. Assuming you aren’t seriously injured, you might peer around to see who bore witness to your foible and either a) be completely embarrassed and horrified that you took a tumble...

By Marilynn Larkin A new lozenge containing the amino acid L-cysteine is an effective, non-toxic smoking-cessation product, according to researchers in Finland. At least two U.S. experts are not convinced, however. The study was conducted by Dr. Kari Syrjanen who, along with five coauthors, works in Helsinki for...

#ImNashvilleHealthy Contest Contest Overview NashvilleHealth and our partners, Healthier Tennessee and YMCA of Middle Tennessee want to see what makes you “Nashville Healthy”! How Do I Enter? During the week of July 24 - 28, use the hashtag, #ImNashvilleHealthy to post a photo or video on...

By Lynn Erdman There is something about seeing a mom hold her baby for the first time that never gets old. Everything about that moment, from the way she’s cuddling her baby, to seeing her stroke his or her head — you just know she wants...



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