Providers wouldn't wait to intervene with breast cancer until it had become metastatic. Yet, delayed reaction is too often the case when it comes to suicide prevention efforts.
MHA of Middle Tennessee leader Tom Starling was inducted as board chair of the national Mental Health America organization at last month's annual meeting.
As discussed in last month's edition of the Nashville Medical News, the Tennessee General Assembly recently approved a significant portion of Governor Bill Haslam's "TN Together" plan to combat the opioid crisis in Tennessee.
There is an urgent need for more dynamic and effective measures to care for the growing number of Americans with serious mental illness - in Middle Tennessee and across the nation.
Nashville's first freestanding SAFE Clinic is a dedicated, healing environment for rape victims.
Artificial intelligence can reduce costs, prompt greater medical advancement, and improve patient outcomes, but is not without risks.
It's been an exciting few weeks for cardiac care in Middle Tennessee with major announcements coming from Saint Thomas Health and TriStar Centennial.
State's Largest Professional Organization for Doctors Announces 2018-2019 Officers
Does PSA-based screening for prostate cancer do more harm than good? While the USPSTF has released final recommendations for routine screening, the answer really remains an individualized decision.
Squiggles, dots, cobwebs ... visual floaters are frustrating and interfere with normal vision. Now, there is a new laser that offers a minimally invasive, in-office solution for many with this condition.
Patients want to 'look natural,' but what does that mean? Noted Chicago plastic surgeon, professor, researcher, and author Dr. Steven Dayan offers insight on his vision for the four dimensions of beauty.
The recent SCALE Conference brought the latest in skin, laser treatment to Middle Tennessee.
Every day in their treatment rooms, physicians encounter individuals who are making profound sacrifices to help a loved one who is seriously ill, often at the expense of their own well-being.
Experts say screenings, education, early intervention key to improving, maintaining mental health.
America's hospitals and health systems have been engaged in treating people with substance use disorders for decades. In recent years, we have seen first-hand the devastating effects of the opioid epidemic on patients, families, and communities across the country.
As the latest session of the Tennessee Legislature drew to a close, new laws were passed impacting the prescribing of opioids, particularly in regards to 'opioid naïve' patients.
Middle Tennessee healthcare execs recently gathered to discuss the state's opioid crisis.
Cumberland Heights has broken ground on a new residential facility specifically for adolescent boys struggling with addiction.
More nursing programs, opportunities are available for working adults, and healthcare organizations are taking note.
Progress is being made to address the wide array of neurological disorders that impact nearly one-third of Americans.
The Alzheimer's Association is celebrating increased federal funding and supports for patients and caregivers living with a dementia diagnosis and the providers and researchers trying to prevent and treat the disease.
Symposium for Cosmetic Advances and Laser Surgery (SCALE) Conference brings latest in skin, laser treatment to Middle Tennessee.
You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!
Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: