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January 18, 2019 What Andy Samberg And Sandra Oh Got Right At The Golden Globes: Vaccines Are Worth Celebrating!

Bill Frist Contributor Forbes.com  Last week at the Golden Globes, hosts Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh made headlines as they tried to give out free flu shots to celebrities in the audience. This surprise stunt showed famous stars looking shocked and nervous as…

January 2, 2019 Cancer deaths are dropping nationwide. But not in Tennessee.

Brett Kelman, The Tennessean Published 7:00 a.m. CT Dec. 26, 2018 | Updated 7:53 a.m. CT Dec. 26, 2018 Cancer deaths have increased 7 percent in Tennessee over the past three decades, showing how the state is falling behind most of the…

December 21, 2018 Has Childhood Obesity Become A National Security Threat?

Bill Frist, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/billfrist/2018/12/19/has-childhood-obesity-become-a-national-security-threat/#4915b81e19b3 As a physician and lawmaker, I have long argued that federal global health aid improves America’s standing in the world and makes us safer by steadying unstable nations. Countries with healthy workforces have improved economic outputs, stronger…

November 2, 2018 We need your help to diagnose the health of Nashville

Bill Frist, M.D., Guest Columnist  The Tennessean Published 6:00 p.m. CT Oct. 31, 2018 How healthy is Nashville? At first glance, we may seem to be doing well. Very well, in fact. After all, we’re home to world-class hospitals, two…

October 3, 2018 Taking Root in Nashville – A New Collaborative to Green our Streets and Improve our Health

By: Senator Bill Frist, M.D., founder and chairman of NashvilleHealth Clean air, cooler streets, safer neighborhoods, improved health – these are all things we’d like for our city of Nashville.  What do they all share in common?  They are all…