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The State of Senior Health
The State of Senior Health

As families gather the generations together for the holidays, it's a good time to reflect on the health status of the community's most senior members.

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A Better Continuum Means Better Care
A Better Continuum Means Better Care

As the U.S. population ages, new partnerships along the continuum of care are necessary to achieve optimal outcomes for patients.

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HoneyCo Homes: Using Smart Technology to Help Seniors Age in Place
HoneyCo Homes: Using Smart Technology to Help Seniors Age in Place

A Nashville startup is using technology to help seniors age in place while providing peace of mind to loved ones and actionable data to caregivers.

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Surgical Innovations
Surgical Innovations

Two new procedures recently made their debut in Middle Tennessee offering new treatment options for coronary bifurcation lesions and lumbar fusion.

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A Plan to Address COPD
A Plan to Address COPD

COPD is the third leading cause of death in America, yet it lags behind many other conditions in terms of research dollars and coordinated federal response ... but that seems to be changing.

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Fighting Alzheimer's Head-on
Fighting Alzheimer's Head-on

New molecule developed at Vanderbilt could be game changer in fight against Alzheimer's

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Alzheimer's Association Mid South Chapter Offers Resources for Patients, Providers
Alzheimer's Association Mid South Chapter Offers Resources for Patients, Providers

The Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association is making the Alzheimer's experience more manageable for area caregivers and providers, alike.

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Integrated Care Can Help Make a Difference in the Opioid Epidemic
Karen Springer, President & CEO of Saint Thomas Health
Integrated Care Can Help Make a Difference in the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid dependency and subsequent drug overdose has become a major epidemic in our country - 91 people die each day from an opioid overdose, and the numbers of deaths have more than quadrupled in the last 17 years. In Tennessee, we are particularly afflicted as we were named the second highest opioid consuming state in the nation in 2012 - only second to Alabama. As this pressing public health issue crosses every demographic and socioeconomic category, it's becoming increasingly important to band together to curb this growing epidemic in both Tennessee and nationwide.

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Innovation in Orthopaedics
Innovation in Orthopaedics

Lorio's living hinge cages expected to change the future of spinal surgery.

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TOA Update
TOA Update

The state's largest orthopaedic surgery group continues to expand its offerings.

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A Cut Above
A Cut Above

Innovation in orthopaedics makes Nashville a leader in bone and joint treatment.

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Keeping PACE with the Continuum of Care
Keeping PACE with the Continuum of Care

PACE programs take a holistic approach to senior care within the continuum to craft individualized plans that allow older adults to thrive within their own community.

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Novel Knee Surgery Uses Patient's Regrown Cartilage Cells
Novel Knee Surgery Uses Patient's Regrown Cartilage Cells

Vanderbilt has become the first in Tennessee to perform next gen knee surgery with an implant containing the patient's own regrown cartilage cells.

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Increasing Number Of Tennesseans Dying From Drug Overdoses

Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,631 Tennesseans died from drug overdoses in 2016, the highest annual number of such deaths recorded in state history. This is an increase from the 1,451 overdose deaths recorded among Tennessee residents in 2015.

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Alzheimer's Foundation Of America Seeking Nominations For Dementia Care Professional Of The Year

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is now accepting nominations for its 2017 "Dementia Care Professional of the Year."

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Op Ed: National Minority Donor Awareness Week
Op Ed: National Minority Donor Awareness Week

On July 5, writer and teacher Clint Smith tweeted a video of his father dancing with his sister at her wedding reception.

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Neighborhood Health at Lebanon Adds Dental Services
Neighborhood Health at Lebanon Adds Dental Services

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.

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On the Front Lines of Oral Cavity Cancer Prevention, Detection
On the Front Lines of Oral Cavity Cancer Prevention, Detection

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.

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CAC Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults
CAC Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults

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.

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'You Be the 1' Encourages Everyday Action to Help Youth with Often Hidden Issues
'You Be the 1' Encourages Everyday Action to Help Youth with Often Hidden Issues

New initiative, launched on Random Acts of Kindness Day, encourages understanding and provides resources to help young people cope with life challenges

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Ten Measures for the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death
Ten Measures for the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

An expert panel takes a fresh look at the most common mode of death and outlines 10 measures to try to flip the script.

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VUMC Expands Heart & Vascular Services
VUMC Expands Heart & Vascular Services

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute has expand its service line to offer specialized expertise in complex vascular diseases.

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THA's Tennessee Center for Patient Safety
THA's Tennessee Center for Patient Safety

The Tennessee Center for Patient Safety supports providers across the state in the quest to move to zero preventable harm.

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Recent Mumps Outbreaks Cause Concern
Recent Mumps Outbreaks Cause Concern

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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America's Health Rankings
America's Health Rankings

United Health Foundation recently released the 27th edition of the organization's annual health rankings.

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