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  • #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......

  • NATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS + LOCAL ACTION The value of partnership cannot be understated. From national initiatives with large-scale goals to locally-focused action, NashvilleHealth partners are pursuing measurable ambitions to keep Nashville healthy.  In each of our three core focus areas, as well as our desire to......

  • If you missed our #AskNashHealth Twitter Chat about keeping your newborn healthy, check out the highlights below. [View the story “#AskNashHealth Keeping Your Newborn Healthy Chat Recap” on Storify]...

The Challenge We Face

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • 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......

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