Health in Nashville, TN

Reality TV fanatics first "met" Faith Stowers on Vanderpump Rules. Back then, she never got to fully share her side of the story, but that's a thing of the past. She's front and center on MTV's The Challenge: Final Reckoning, airing Tuesday nights at…

It doesn't feel like anything remarkable to go home with someone for the first time post-cancer. In the moment it's all about breath and touch, and my memory of sickness is far away. My body still has shadows of being ravaged by illness, but Josh* tr…

Vanderbilt's annual Fan Day activity, Dore Jam, is scheduled Saturday, August 4, offering fans an opportunity to meet their Commodore favorite student-athletes, get autographs and participate in an array of family-oriented activities.

4 Steps for Finding a Health Care Provider You Trust With Your Sex Life - A doctors discusses the importance of a trusting, compassionate bond between doctor and patient. Learn what questions you can ask to find the service you deserve.

Every 10 minutes, another person in the United States is added to the organ transplant waiting list
And while almost everyone (95 percent of people in one frequently cited survey) expresses support for organ donation, only 54 percent of Americans are registered organ donors. That proportion is even lower in Tennessee, at 38 percent, says Tennessee Donor Services
Why the gap? Experts say misconceptions about organ…

If you haven't started watching Dietland, it's worth adding to the top of your list. AMC's new drama, which premiered on June 4 and airs on Mondays at 9 p.m. ET, is based on the book of the same name by Sarai Walker. Dietland follows protagonist Plum…

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Thanks to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have accepted the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke. We cannot achieve our mission without each one of you!
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We aren't just walking. We're Heartwalking! Thank you for joining nearly 1 million Americans at 305 events across the country to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
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Spoilers ahead for Ant-Man and the Wasp. In the most recent Marvel movie, Ant-Man and the Wasp, the catastrophic events that took place in Avengers: Infinity War go, for the most part, un-addressed. This is due to the movie's time period; it takes pl…

Although stomach cancer is usually slow growing, it is also hard to find. That’s because people do not often have symptoms in the early stages of the disease. The first step in diagnosing stomach cancer will be for your doctor to ask you about symptoms. He or she will be especially looking for
Poor appetite
Abdominal (belly) pain
Heartburn or indigestion
Swelling or fluid build-up in the abdomen
Keep in mind that many of these symptoms can be caused by other problems. The…

That glint of gold has always captured our eyes, but now the precious metal has a new use – finding defects in 3-D printing.

It’s been four years since the heartbreaking death by suicide of Robin Williams, yet the new HBO documentary, Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind, feels incredibly timely. The film, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and hits the stre…

It's a gorgeous summer night in Malibu and I am hanging out on the balcony of my best friend, Chrissy Teigen's, beach house. We're admiring her newest BECCA collaboration, chatting about her daughter Luna's adorable 2-year-old antics, and searching f…

The Tennessee Commission on Pain and Addiction Medicine Education, a group representing medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and other health professions, recently submitted its initial recommendations on addressing the opiate crisis to Gov. Bill Haslam.

The thing about the last time you talk to your mother is that you don’t know it when it’s happening. Or, at least, I didn’t. Nothing about the last phone call I had with my mother, in December 2014, stands out as a point of no return. Sure, we fought…

Former Planned Parenthood President Faye Wattleton breaks the silence on her own illegal abortion story to remind women of a life without Roe v. Wade and why we must protect it.

There's so much that goes on between the Fab Five and their heroes that fans, unfortunately, don't get to see. And Skyler, the first transgender hero featured on Queer Eye, says his episode is no exception to that rule. The guys spend days with their…

Pressure is mounting on one of the most powerful Republican lawmakers to say sorry to a prominent African American congresswoman. A group of black women urged Paul Ryan to apologize to Maxine Waters in a letter, according to BuzzFeed News.
In the le…

LONDON — British protesters had a clear message for Donald Trump on Friday: go home. After the president declared that people like him "a lot in the U.K." earlier this week, British women stormed the streets as part of a monumental anti-Trump protest…

Researchers have developed a technique of infusing tiny gold nanoparticles into plastic polymer used in 3D printed materials. With this method, the gold nanoparticles 'light up' and can find defects.

Purpose of Review Criminal behavior occurs in previously law-abiding neurological patients, including patients with traumatic brain injury, focal brain lesions, and dementia. Neuroimaging...

To achieve both cost and quality goals in today’s ASCs, it’s important to combine supply chain and clinical perspectives. A clinical assessment does just that by bringing these teams together to help spot otherwise hidden opportunities to improve inventory management and clinical practices.

The BMI-sponsored NYU Steinhardt crash-course advertising workshop, led by Soundcat Productions founder and BMI composer Eric Hachikian (Marco Polo, When We First Met), completed another successful round on July 2. Aimed at giving composers the tips they need to write creative, effective music under the relentless clock associated with producing ads,…

A fact sheet that lists some of the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke and describes the health problems caused by cigarette smoking and the benefits of quitting.

National CRNA Week was established by the AANA 19 years ago to educate the public about anesthesia safety and the benefits of receiving anesthesia care from CRNAs. Nurse anesthetists safely deliver approximately 43 million anesthetics to patients per year in the United States, staying with their patients throughout their entire procedure.