NashvilleHealth | exercise

By Amanda MacMillan   Regular exercise may offer some protection against Alzheimer's disease, even for people who are genetically at risk, according to recent research. In the study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, people who did more moderate-intensity physical activity were more likely to have healthy patterns of...

By Robert Jimison Whitney Thore had gained nearly 100 pounds. It stemmed from polycystic ovary syndrome, and she found it hard to accept her larger figure. Her emotional distress peaked while she was living abroad and dealing with a breakup. Frustrated and unable to find relief, she...

By Senator Bill Frist Have you ever wondered how experiencing nature can improve your health and your life? Increasingly, healthcare and public health professionals are recognizing that the social determinants of health—including where we’re born, live, work, play, and age—collectively have a far greater impact on our...

By Bill Purcell Employers are an important lever in the effort to improve overall population health – perhaps one that has been the most undervalued in many conversations about improving the health status of our population. The fact is, most of us spend the largest part of...



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