NashvilleHealth | American Heart Association

By American Heart Association Many people have questions for their healthcare professionals about tests, medications, risk factors and lifestyle changes to help control blood pressure. You can print this page or download a printable PDF. Add your own questions and take it to your next appointment. What do...

DR. JILL BIDEN, RWJF CEO RICHARD BESSER TO HEADLINE NASHVILLE SUMMIT What is the connection between health and learning? Join us to find out. Register. For so many documented reasons, a student's physical, emotional and mental health is critical to academic success and future achievement.  Unfortunately, Tennessee falls behind the...

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...

Do you know there are seven easy ways to help control your risk for heart disease? Manage your heart risk by understanding “Life’s Simple 7.” 1. Get active Daily physical activity increases your length and quality of life. If you get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical...

By Steph Yin Cardiovascular disease claims 610,000 lives in the United States each year. It is the leading cause of mortality nationwide, accounting for one in every four deaths. A new analysis, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, shows that a substantial portion of these...



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