Health in Nashville, TN

On Monday, Nov. 12, Stan Lee, co-creator of Marvel comics and patron saint of all superhero lovers, died at the age of 95. It's hard to put into words just how big a legacy he leaves. The man created some of the most enduring fictional characters in…

Lindsey Roy was just 22 when she started her career at Hallmark, working her way up from the assistant level to becoming product manager, to eventually being named the youngest vice president in the company's more than 100-year history. Today, the…

You've seen the images. Roads shut down by people making it known that black lives do matter. People with disabilities dragged from their wheelchairs by Senate security. Thousands of women marching in the streets. For many who have decided to…

Temple Grandin, a world-renowned author, inventor and spokesperson about the autism spectrum, will participate in a daylong conference in Nashville on Nov. 29, capped off with a keynote and conversation with Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series.

As the grooming expert on Netflix's Queer Eye, Jonathan Van Ness doubles as a fountain of wisdom. Or more accurately, a glowing, sparkly fountain — with flawless hair — that spews out inspirational quotes, referencing everything from Kelly Clarkson…

Creating an effective pain management plan prior to your lower back surgery may help you recover faster.

Each year during Perioperative Nurses Week, which is Nov. 11-17, I renew my commitment to be my patients' advocate and to safe patient care by following

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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.

The holidays are usually one of the most expensive times of the year. While some people save up all year for December gifts and make elaborate spreadsheets, others shop last minute, without really having budgeted in advance. You probably know people…

Outstanding research achievement was recognized during last week’s Diabetes Day at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center.

In this day and age, changing careers isn't as unheard of as it used to be. In fact, it might even be more common than you think. According to a study conducted by Future Workplace, 91 percent of millennials expect to change jobs every three years —…

In Be My Guest, Bustle takes you inside cool homes so you can gather design and decor inspo for yourself. In this inaugural article born out of our Instagram Stories series, we give you a glimpse of the living room of Apartment Therapy…

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.

Perioperative Nurses Week is a time to recognize and honor perioperative nurses for their important role and commitment to safe patient care.

Pink is arguably one of the most powerful colors in the spectrum. And it has even more resonance in October, as pink has become the signature shade of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), which has been celebrated annually since 1985.
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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, How Far Is…

I didn’t know much about the opioid crisis until July 2, 2017, when my sister Colleen called me and asked that I come home to Buffalo, New York. Our youngest sister, Jenny, was in the hospital and had just been revived with Narcan (naloxone), a drug…

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has already parodied famous musicals like Chicago, Les Misérables, and The Music Man, so it only makes sense that their fourth and final season includes a mishmash of two more. "The Group Mind Has Decided You're in Love" video,…

After decades (centuries??? millennia???) of being told to take up as little space as possible, women simply aren't having it anymore. It's been a particularly abundant year of people speaking out about oppressive norms that have historically come…

In this op-ed, Nicole D. Porter, the director of advocacy at The Sentencing Project, explains what the passage of Florida's Amendment 4 really means — and what's next for the rest of America.
There’s a long history of using the criminal justice…

Vanderbilt researchers, as part of the International Human Vaccines Project, are searching for the key to lasting protection against influenza by examining naturally protecting cells found in bone marrow.

When perioperative leaders give clinicians a voice in improving interoperability between technology systems and clinical workflows, they’ll also see improvements in patient safety, clinician satisfaction and efficient OR operations.

In this op-ed, Bustle features editor Gaby Moss looks at the 2018 midterm election results and explains why the way women ran in the 2018 midterms — completely unapologetic about who they are — helped change the face of politics.
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The newest congresswoman-elect for New Mexico's 1st Congressional District may be going to Congress "humbly," as she put it, but that won't stop her from fighting for universal health care and real climate change solutions as a freshman…

In this op-ed, Erin Loos Cutraro, founder and CEO of She Should Run, explains how the women who ran in the 2018 midterms completely changed the playbook for political campaigns.
This weekend, I went to a voter rally for Mikie Sherrill, a…

Upon witnessing PhyMed’s recent organizational growth and relationship expansion across several states that now includes more than 700 providers, and drawing upon my years spent in a hospital setting

Data from a new ratings system will show the efficacy and efficiency of ambulatory surgery centers, according to this expert.

DETROIT, MICHIGAN—At 3 a.m. on August 8, hours after the polls had closed in the Michigan primary, Rashida Tlaib was still at her campaign office in the Old Redford neighborhood of Detroit, revving up her staff and volunteers. Tlaib, a former Michigan state representative, was running to replace John Conyers, who had resigned last December on the heels of numerous allegations of sexual harassment after 52…

Bonick Brings Hospital CEO and Physician Group Experience to the CMI Table
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov 1, 2018 — Marty Bonick, chief executive officer for PhyMed Healthcare Group, has joined the Center for Medical Interoperability Board
“We are striving for plug-and-play interoperability in healthcare, meaning the technologies clinicians use to take care of people can seamlessly exchange information and be easily swapped out as needed, and nobody…

The cellular nutrient glutamine launches a metabolic signaling pathway that promotes the function of some immune system T cells and suppresses others, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.