NashvilleHealth | Holidays

The holiday season centers on festivities that include decadent food and drink. Participating in family meals and potluck parties is what the season is all about, and some indulgence is part of the fun. But are there places we can cut back a bit? A study in...

Getting sick over the winter holidays is common—and potentially dangerous—for a couple of reasons. First, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's all come smack in the middle of cold and flu season. And with so many people traveling, it’s easy for the germs to get passed around. Second,...

"Holidays can really take a toll on our stress levels and diets, even if we're healthy the rest of the year. The average person gains five pounds over the holidays, which is hard on the heart," says Dr. Anne Thorson, cardiologist and associate director of UCSF's Center...

As the holidays approach, parties become numerous along with platters of rich and delicious seasonal foods. If you are hosting a gathering this holiday season and want to lighten up your offerings without sacrificing taste, try swapping out a few ingredients in your favorite recipes. This story...

The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it's no wonder. The holidays present a dizzying array of demands — parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few. But with some practical tips, you can minimize the stress that...

Black Friday is the day expert shoppers put their deal-finding prowess to the test. If you favor a pre-dawn start or all-day shopping oversleep and relaxing with a leftover turkey sandwich, it's important to plan ahead and not over-do it, health professionals say. Here are seven...



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