New research, new tools bring new hope when it comes to preventing and treating breast cancer.
Genetics playing a significant role in the future of lung cancer treatment.
A new study of all cause death in the 12 months following the first incidence of psychosis found a much higher than anticipated death rate in those ages 16-30.
Prevention of lung cancer and the science behind it are driving researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
A multidisciplinary effort at The Saint Thomas Lung Cancer and Thoracic Center means more treatment choices for patients.
A new minimally invasive procedure to treat myopia is something to SMILE about.
Centerstone has embraced integrated, coordinated care to improve the physical, emotional and behavioral health of their clients while driving down costs to the healthcare system.
Investigators at the Meharry Clinical and Translational Research Center work to answer the most puzzling questions related to race and health disparity.
With a rising incidence of peanut allergies among children in the United States, clinical guidelines recently have been amended in an effort to reverse the trend. For those already allergic to the nut, an exciting new therapy to build the immune response is working its way through clinical trials.
Patients with sensory loss are finding answers at Vanderbilt Smell and Taste Center
Risk adjustment for clinical factors has become commonplace in the value-based reimbursement landscape. However, adjusting for social risk factors - which also strongly impact health outcomes - hasn't yet caught up.
Nashville's safety net hospital needs a safety net of its own in terms of funding.
African-American men are at higher risk of developing and dying from prostate cancer. A new initiative from Nashville General combines screening and education in an effort to improve outcomes.
Trenor Williams, MD - founder and former CEO of clinical HIT and advisory management firm Clinovations before selling it to The Advisory Board Company in 2015 - has recently launched Socially Determined.
A growing recognition that health happens throughout communities has led to increasing emphasis on the social determinants of health and a host of innovative interventions.
Although Nashville is the epicenter of the health services industry, the city's health rankings consistently lag behind peer cities. NashvilleHealth is taking steps to flip the script.
Neighborhood Health at Lebanon has recently added dental services to the full-service health clinic. A dentist and hygienist are available three days a week, and the clinic accepts both appointments and walk-in clients.
Dentists, dental hygienists, pediatricians, family practitioners and other primary care providers play an important role in the early detection of oral cavity cancers, and ... equally importantly ... in fostering prevention by providing education on key risk factors.
New report finds even a small amount of coronary artery calcium in those under age 50 is a big predictor of increased risk for coronary heart disease.
New initiative, launched on Random Acts of Kindness Day, encourages understanding and provides resources to help young people cope with life challenges
An expert panel takes a fresh look at the most common mode of death and outlines 10 measures to try to flip the script.
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute has expand its service line to offer specialized expertise in complex vascular diseases.
The Tennessee Center for Patient Safety supports providers across the state in the quest to move to zero preventable harm.
Mumps has been on the rise as some neglect to immunize themselves or their children. The Tennessee Department of Health is concerned about increases in mumps cases, including an ongoing outbreak in neighboring Arkansas which so far involves more than 2,400 suspected or confirmed cases of the illness.
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