Dads deserve more than a pair of dress socks this Father's Day. And while they might be perfectly satisfied with breakfast tacos in bed, Murfreesboro's St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital notes that the men in your life would benefit longer-term from a frank conversation about health.
This legislative package includes eleven different initiatives that will all reshape healthcare in Tennessee through Consumerism, increasing Access, improving Rural health systems, and Empowering patients to ensure individuals and families to make all medical decisions, instead of insurance companies or the government.
Do to the MRSA (Mer-sa), doctors had to amputate his leg. After the surgery, he was wheelchair bound and fell into depression that lasted for years....
Ranking as one of the country's fastest growing counties, Rutherford County faces new challenges in meeting the demand for mental health care.
Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States so make a healthy lifestyle part of your daily routine. February is American Heart Month, a perfect time to raise awareness about personal heart health
From the moment they come into this world, our children present us with infinite possibilities. Whether as a parent, sibling, friend, or neighbor, as their guardians and support system, it is our collective duty...
May is National Asthma Awareness Month and more than seven-thousand Tennesseans were hospitalized for asthma in 2010, the most recent data available.
Hepatitis C is a deadly but treatable disease; that's why the Tennessee Department of Health is sharing a reminder about the importance of getting tested. May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, a perfect time to know your status and seek treatment if needed.
Figures recently released show more than 231-thousand Tennesseans have enrolled in the federal health insurance marketplace passed into law at the urging of President Obama.
The Tennessee Department of Health is urging Tennesseans to stay warm and protect themselves, friends and family members from deadly hypothermia as another round of severe cold weather impacts the state.
In the quest for good health, some may believe "100 percent natural" is always best. That belief, however, doesn't take into account some life-saving scientific advances which have made many products safer without any significant effect on their nutritional value.
Middle Tennessee Mental Health Institute in Nashville has been named a "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" by The Joint Commission, the leading accrediting body for health care organizations in the United States.
The Tennessee Department of Health, in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is issuing polio vaccination guidance for individuals planning travel to and from 10 countries...
With the ongoing increase in efforts to effectively address mental health in communities across the country, United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and the FamilyWize Community Service Partnership have teamed together to provide a solution for the community.
In a few weeks, thousands of students from across Tennessee will arrive at spring break destinations, primed for fun and adventure. How those students plan and prepare for these trips may affect their immediate safety and future health.
“We do scheduled and unannounced inspections to ensure rigorous safety and sanitary standards are always followed,” said Hugh Atkins, director of the TN Department of Health Division of General Environmental Health.
One of the most common causes of chronic pain is also one of the least understood. Although discovered as early as the 1940s, myofascial trigger points are still often overlooked as a cause of chronic pain.
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