Health in Nashville, TN

A Missouri judge issued an order Monday to keep a preliminary injunction in place allowing Planned Parenthood to continue performing abortions at its St. Louis clinic until 5 p.m. Friday, according to a statement from Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region. Patients with appointments scheduled for this week will receive care, the clinic said Monday.

Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that the gut microbiome composition modulates how dietary nutrients are metabolized, with potential downstream consequences on metabolic health.

Make sure that precious cargo is being transported safely with these nine tips for car seat use. Read more at My Southern Health.

Eden Grinshpan, host of Food Network’s Top Chef Canada, is all about cooking with flavors she feels a connection with. Her restaurant DEZ, a fast-casual Middle Eastern eatery she opened with by Chloe. founder Samantha Wasser in 2018, features an…

Try making a grilled pizza this summer and not worry about the oven heating up your home. Here is a healthy recipe you can follow for veggie grilled pizza.

Real-time patient feedback is transforming culture and care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Since implementing a closed-loop rounding platform that focuses on empathy in nurse–patient communication, the center has also seen significant gains in patient experience scores and overall performance improvement.

Cathy Eng, MD, a national and international leader in gastrointestinal medical oncology, is joining Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC).

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has once again been named a leader in pediatric health care in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals annual rankings, marking the 13th consecutive year the hospital has made the list.

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. The rest is up to them. This time, Big Little Lies…

When celebrities hang out with Bustle editors, we want to give them the chance to leave their mark. Literally. So we hand them a pen, a piece of paper, a few questions, and ask them to get creative. This time, Euphoria and When They See Us star…

Jaymie Mai wouldn't say so herself, but she is a crucial character in the story of America's opioid epidemic. For 19 years, Mai has served as the primary pharmacist at the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (LNI), a job that includes…

I heard my bedroom door creak open. It was 8 a.m. on a Saturday and my dad was coming to wake me so we could go to the soccer field, but I was already up. I was six years old, and although nothing excited me more than sleeping in and watching…

Politicians are stripping LGBTQ people of their right to health care, writes Planned Parenthood's Tamika Turner.

Live scores from the Louisville and Vanderbilt DI Baseball game, including box scores, individual and team statistics and play-by-play.

Despite past false starts in surgical simulation, today’s virtual reality (VR) technology is at the “inflection point” to fundamentally change how physicians train for the operating room, says Jonathan Schoenecker, ...

Heart attacks are scary already, no doubt, surviving one alone. If you ever find yourself in that situation, here are the steps you need to take.

Bethany Hallam is bursting with energy. When she talks about the part of Pennsylvania where she grew up, and where Hallam is running for Allegheny County Council, she rattles off policy proposal after policy proposal. While she speaks easily about…

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Temperatures are rising in Middle Tennessee. With more distractions in our lives, being mindful about your children is more important than ever. When safely restraining your children in your car, remember to also take appropriate steps to prevent vehicle-related heat injuries or death.
In 2018 52 children died in the United States due to being left in a hot vehicle, the highest number ever. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, eight children have already died in 2019.

There’s no one easy answer for how to respond to the opioid epidemic. Cities, counties, and states across the country have tried to be innovative in their approach to the public health crisis ever since concern over opioid and heroin use began to…

"After our second album, we started writing the third and then it wasn’t going right — it was just not good enough,” says Leigh-Anne Pinnock, reflecting on the time between 2013’s Salute and 2015’s Get Weird. “It didn’t go together. It wasn’t what…

While opioid use disorder doesn’t fall along racial lines, access to recovery services sometimes does. The opioid overdose death toll is steadily increasing among communities of color, but opioid treatment for people of color hasn’t become any…

Lutheran Health Physicians has named Dan Konow chief executive officer. Konow was previously CEO and chief operating officer of Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology.

While she had always known she was a lesbian, Kristina Nungaray didn’t fully come out to family and friends until adulthood, only doing so when she moved to New York City in 2014. She gave up swimming and water polo, sports she had found solace in…

Researchers say the precursor to osteoporosis is more common among younger men than previously thought.

It’s an epidemic that has confounded public health officials: The rate of pregnant people who use opioids quadrupled between 1999 and 2014, according to the most recent Centers for Disease and Prevention Control data available. Pregnant people face…

The San Francisco queer community may be losing its real estate, but in the world of Netflix's Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City, they still have 28 Barbary Lane. Though both the city of San Francisco and society's approach to queer culture have…

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Many pregnant women fear stretch marks, but there are a few ways to prevent them. The best defense against stretch marks is to ensure your skin’s elasticity.

TV has long been synonymous with mindless, escapist entertainment, even to the point that people wonder if watching too much of it makes them lazy or less intelligent. Now, with more platforms and content to consume than ever before, one might…

One of the most pervasive myths regarding weddings is that all bridesmaid dresses are inherently terrible. I mean, have you seen 27 Dresses? Although “inherently terrible” may sound dramatic, there is actually some truth to this myth. Sometimes it’s…

As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Fest this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury.

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In this week's Sex IDK column, Emma McGowan, certified sex educator and writer, answers your questions about when people complain about using condoms.
Q: Why do men complain so much about wearing condoms?
The “negotiations” that happen around…

Vivek Shraya is an award-winning author, musician, visual artist, and associate professor at University of Calgary — among other things. In 2017, she recorded an album, Part-Time Woman, and in 2018, published her book I'm Afraid of Men, a memoir…