The Tennessee Medical Association Board of Trustees has adopted the following position on Governor Haslam's TN Together plan for addressing the state's opioid abuse epidemic.
With nearly 1,000 clinical trials in the state, a new study finds biopharma research supports 52,000 jobs in Tennessee and ads $11.7 billion to the economy.
Recently, the ACC and AHA lowered the definition of hypertension and did away with the term 'prehypertension' in an effort to start interventions earlier.
Governor Haslam recently unveiled a three-pronged plan to address Tennessee's opioid epidemic.
Nashville heart programs find innovative ways to encourage recovery after a heart event
Sticking to New Year's resolutions can help with a host of health concerns ... including lowering risk for many types of cancers.
TDH is working collaboratively to turn the tide on Tennessee's opioid epidemic
There is an increasing concern among public health professionals over the link between social media use and an increase in anxiety and depression.
United Health Foundation's annual America's Health Rankings® report explores state rankings on 35 health measures. How did Tennessee fare?
Nashville Medical News is honored to serve as media sponsor for the annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards. We salute the winners and all the nominees for their dedication in caring for our community.
The new TNA director embraces move to Nashville, new role as head of state association
Sometimes, you just know when it's time. Such was the case for Sharon Adkins, MSN, RN, who retired from her role as executive director of the Tennessee Nurses Association Sept. 29.
Infectious disease experts are warning that flu can lead to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and disability in elderly patients for months after they have recovered from their illness.
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is now accepting nominations for its 2017 "Dementia Care Professional of the Year."
On July 5, writer and teacher Clint Smith tweeted a video of his father dancing with his sister at her wedding reception.
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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