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  • By Jessica Bliss Sally Palmer calls herself a “science translator.” She takes all the gobbledygook research talk from climate and conversation experts and turns it into information the everyday-person can understand. Specifically, she talks plants — which she regards as her close friends. Officially, Palmer’s......

  • NASHVILLE – Molly Sudderth has joined NashvilleHealth as the organization’s director of Community Engagement. Founded in 2015 by former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, NashvilleHealth is creating a culture of health and wellbeing in Davidson County. At NashvilleHealth, Sudderth will assist with implementation of......

  • By News Channel 5 Former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden made her way to Nashville helping a student health initiative. Dr. Biden joined SCORE and Nashville Health serving as Monday’s keynote speaker at the “Better Health Better Learning” summit. Teachers and health professionals from all......

The Challenge We Face

  • Choosing the right physician is the first important task for your medical health.  A physician who may be right for a relative or friend may not have the medical expertise for a chronic condition or disease that you may have.  Physician choices also are based......

  • By Rachel Paula Abrahamson First-time parents Ryan Golinski and Kate Crawford splurged on a $300 wearable monitor called the Owlet Smart Sock before welcoming their son in early July. “I’m a worrier, so I began to look into products for when the baby is sleeping,” Golinski tells Us......

  • By Gretchen Reynolds Better grades might be found on the playground. A new study of elementary-age children shows that those who were not part of an after-school exercise program tended to pack on a particular type of body fat that can have deleterious impacts on......

Take Action

  • By David L Katz M.D. & Debra L. Gordon Draw a line down the center of a piece of paper and write them on one side; on the other side make a list of all the things you dislike, such as how it can interfere......

  • By Editorial Staff at Woman’s World Sure, having out-of-whack blood sugar raises your risk of diabetes. But did you know it can also raise your risk of cancer 24 percent by fueling the growth of abnormal cells? The great news: This is one risk factor that’s easy......

  • By Medline Plus About 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure or hypertension, but many don’t realize it. High blood pressure usually has no warning signs, yet it can lead to life-threatening conditions like heart attack or stroke. The good news is that you can......



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