NashvilleHealth | tobacco

By Susan Scutti Life expectancy at birth differs by as much as 20 years between the lowest and highest United States counties, according to new research published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine Dr. Christopher J.L. Murray, lead author of the study and director of the Institute for Health...

Nashville, Tenn. – State leaders and officials today reignited a call to reduce tobacco use in Tennessee, sharing a collective commitment to helping Tennesseans quit the habit. Holding a press conference alongside several attending leaders from the state’s government, business, and non-profit organizations, Tennessee Department of...

NashvilleHealth Welcomes Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Nashville Among all of the organizations tracking and taking action to improve our national health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is tops on the list. At NashvilleHealth's Steering Committee meeting in December, we had the honor of hosting Dr. John...

By: Caroline Young, Executive Director, NashvilleHealth When partners come together, building on years – even decades – of helping Nashville be healthier, we know that we are on to something. That’s the story of NashvilleHealth in 2016, and it’s the story we are building together for...

Tobacco Cessation Campaign Aims to Reduce Preventable Deaths November is Tobacco Awareness Month and NashvilleHealth continues to work with partners on efforts to reduce the number of Nashvillians who smoke and by doing so drastically reduce preventable illness and death in our community. Tobacco control is...



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