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  • [View the story “#AskNashHealth Keeping Your Newborn Healthy Chat Recap” on Storify]...

  • Caring for a newborn: there are few things that carry more questions. To help new moms and moms-to-be, we recently talked to NashvilleHealth Board Member, Dr. Stephaine Walker on Twitter, about newborn baby care. Now we want to keep the conversation going. Today, we are......

  • $2,650. According to Medicare, that’s the amount that each enrollee saved in healthcare costs when they took part in the YMCA USA’s Diabetes Prevention Program. Funded by CMS over 3 years, the program more than paid for itself with the savings. Innovations like this program......

The Challenge We Face

  • Now that you’re pregnant, are you afraid to start or keep exercising? This myth-busting information will help you get the activity you need.   In this era of prenatal Pilates videos and Oh Baby! toning classes, most women know that exercise during pregnancy is safe.......

  • 6 ways to avoid the pitfalls of barbecuing   What’s the word on grilling: Is it a good thing or a bad thing? After all, one of the golden rules of eating healthy at restaurants is to choose “grilled” foods over “fried” choices. That’s because......

  • There’s no doubt that cycling is a wonderful sport. It’s great for our physical and mental health, it’s a fun social activity, and the best part – cycling is something that just about anyone can do. It’s immensely accessible because no cycling skill is impossible......

Take Action

  • Swimming is the most popular summer activity. The best thing you can do to help your family stay safe is to enroll in age-appropriate swim lessons. Follow these safety tips whenever you are in, on or around water. Make Water Safety Your Priority Swim in......

  • Even the most harmless-seeming fireworks (yep, sparklers!) can send a child to the ER. Keep your family safe this July 4th—or any time you want to enjoy some fireworks—with this important advice. Sorry, but there’s no such thing as “safe fireworks” for kids. Over 30......

  • Is prenatal care important? Prenatal care is very important. To help make sure you and your baby will be as healthy as possible, follow some simple guidelines and check in regularly with your doctor. What will happen during prenatal visits? After you find out you......



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