NashvilleHealth: Addressing the Gap Between Health and Healthcare

Apr 10, 2017 at 03:28 pm by Staff

The cobbler's children have no shoes. Nashville is the epicenter of the nation's health services sector. In fact, healthcare is a $78 billion industry in Middle Tennessee. Ye.... Read More

On the Front Lines of Oral Cavity Cancer Prevention, Detection

Mar 10, 2017 at 08:20 am by Staff

Incredibly painful to treat, potentially disfiguring, and quite likely to severely impact quality of life in the near- or long-term, a patient's best line of defense against o.... Read More

Neighborhood Health at Lebanon Adds Dental Services

Mar 10, 2017 at 08:20 am by Staff

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 ac.... Read More

CAC Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults

Mar 10, 2017 at 08:20 am by Staff

A major report led by Vanderbilt investigators found the mere presence of even a small amount of calcified coronary plaque, more commonly referred to as coronary artery calciu.... Read More

The Next Generation of Dentistry

Mar 10, 2017 at 08:20 am by Staff

Meharry Medical College Relies on Tradition, Innovation to Train Tomorrow's Dentist Meharry Medical College's School of Dentistry is training the next generation of tech-savvy.... Read More

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

Feb 20, 2017 at 09:40 am by Staff

In recognition of National Random Acts of Kindness Day, which was Feb. 17, You Be the 1 launched as an initiative that fosters understanding and encourages action to help youn.... Read More

Straight from the Heart

Feb 06, 2017 at 11:08 am by Staff

More Options Mean Increased Survival for Patients with Aortic Dissection National Heart Month is typically ushered in with encouragement to know the warning signs of a heart.... Read More

Ten Measures for the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

Feb 03, 2017 at 04:37 pm by Staff

A joint report from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released at the end of 2016 outlines 10 quality and performance measures intended to.... Read More

VUMC Expands Heart & Vascular Services

Feb 03, 2017 at 04:06 pm by Staff

Marfan Syndrome & Aortic Disorders Center Brings More Options, Experts to Nashville While the treatment of patients with vascular disease is old hat for Vanderbilt Unive.... Read More

Now You See It ... Now You Don't

Feb 03, 2017 at 03:45 pm by Staff

Update: On March 18, 2017, the FDA released a letter to healthcare providers regarding an agency investigation about an increase rate of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) wi.... Read More