Health in Nashville, TN

HCA affiliates Garden Park Medical Center and Tulane Medical Center used the connection of telemedicine to save a woman's life after she suffered a stroke.

Tennessee Health Care Annual Health Advocacy Conference is scheduled for September 15
Matt Schorr
August 20, 2018
The Tennessee Health Care Annual Health Advocacy Conference is scheduled for September 15. It will be held at the Nashville School of Law
Consumer advocate and former insurance company executive Wendell Potter, author of investigative books on our health insurance system (Deadly Spin; Obamacare: What's in It for Me)…

Comedian and activist Chelsea Handler wants to warn you about the threat to abortion access in the country. In a video with NARAL Pro-Choice America released on Monday, Aug. 20, Handler gets real about what could happen to Roe v. Wade if President…

To address hip pain, a hip joint injection provides joint pain relief through a procedure that involves injecting medicine into the joint located where the leg and the pelvis join.

As a beauty editor, I've had the privilege of trying all sorts of professional facial treatments, but regardless of what spa I'm at or what esthetician I'm seeing, my favorite part of each service remains the same — the facial massage. Some are…

“Excuse me, but where did you find that outfit?” The question was one I’d admittedly been asked on social media many times before, whenever I’d shared a new fashion post for friends, followers, and fellow bloggers. In real life, however, it felt…

If you only see the trailer, Crazy Rich Asians certainly appears to embody the princess fantasy that's caused so many women to roll their eyes for years. As the title suggests, Constance Wu's main character, Rachel, is dropped into a world of…

The largest number of students — 370 — in Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 108-year history graduated from their academic programs and were celebrated in pinning ceremonies Sunday, Aug. 5, at Langford Auditorium.

I was first introduced to Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians by a former editor of mine. Being Asian writers and gossips, we reveled in the novel's playful nod to the region’s rich and powerful, as well as its take on relationship drama, identity,…

Jess Calder has worked as a film producer in the independent cinema world for over a decade. And in that time, she's faced an uphill battle when it comes to making films more diverse. While her new film Blindspotting tackles issues of…

For the month of September, Bustle’s Sex TBH package is talking about sex, honestly. We’re delving into how women approach the things they’re taught to be shy or embarrassed about in the bedroom — and, in doing so, we're liberating people to live the…

After his recent move from China, respected film and TV composer Roc Chen visited BMI’s LA office to meet with BMI’s Barbie Quinn, Chris Dampier, and Raymond Rodriguez, who were pleased to meet Chen in person and welcome him into the LA film and TV scene. Chen, who has been part…

In what has become an annual tradition, BMI partnered with the Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) and HD Radio to bring in Austin-based songwriter, producer and one-man band Mobley to perform at the TAB’s 65th annual convention opening reception held August 1. Mobley entertained the audience of broadcasters performing songs from…

Older patients are more vulnerable to postoperative delirium and cognitive dysfunction, but a few simple techniques could help to ease the transition.

Specific back and abdominal exercises that strengthen the back and abdominal muscles can help heal symptoms caused by soft tissue injury or muscle strain.

In a matter of weeks, Christine Hallquist went from being an unknown candidate that most Vermont voters didn't recognize to being the Democratic nominee for governor — and captivating the attention of the entire nation. Hallquist won Vermont's…

Camp in Motion is designed for kids with mild to moderate cerebral palsy, or other similar neurological diagnoses. The experience includes sports, friends an...

As you age, you may notice you have less muscle and energy and more fat. You can take steps to help fight the flab that can come with age.

Two early-career physician-scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are among 18 recipients of 2018 Clinical Scientist Development Awards announced July 31 by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

A lack of access to primary care directly correlates to unnecessary emergency room visits, placing an unwarranted burden on emergency medical staff and representing an unnecessary expense to insurance providers and patients alike. A recent study conducted by the American Medical Association revealed that 70% of patients believed they would be unable to see their primary care provider the same day as needed. The study went…

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named to the ‘Honor Roll’ of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News and World Report in their 2018-2019 ranking of ‘America’s Best Hospitals.’ VUMC is one of only 20 hospitals nationwide to earn this distinction.

Early breastfeeding success starts in the hospital. This advice from My Southern Health can help put new moms on the road to success.

HCA's TriStar Division welcomes Wes Fountain as the healthcare division's new chief financial officer (CFO).

Netflix releases a lot of movies and shows each month, which means there's usually something for everybody. And if you typically gravitate towards true stories, you'll want to check out the new Netflix documentary City of Joy, the trailer for which…

As the saying goes, "everything old is new again." I think about this every time I Botox my forehead, or when I put new covers on my pillows, or when I get my teeth whitened. I also think about it whenever I hear of yet another reboot in the works…

Major spoilers ahead for The Originals series finale, "When the Saints Go Marching In."
The Originals are just dust in the wind. Or at least, the two main characters at the center of The Vampire Diaries spinoff series are. By the end of the series…

For the average person, it’s really tempting to skip the workout. Though we all know that we need exercise, we don’t always put it first. Instead we work a little longer, choose dinner out with friends, or simply go home for some Netflix and chill. I mean, how important could the exercise really be, right? Unfortunately, exercise is incredibly important. It’s a necessary part of a healthy life. If you’re guilty of skipping your workouts, take a look at these reasons why you…

Technology is playing a growing role in medical student and program assessment. Find out how.

While most people probably hear the word "date" and immediately picture an amorous, candlelit outing between two people, a romantic date isn't the only kind of date you can go on. Going on dates by yourself is a great way to practice self-care: you…