Experiencing shortness of breath during exercise can be extremely distressing, particularly when it occurs in a child, teen or young adult.
Innovative technology allows patients, health plans to schedule appointments online.
A joint project between Vanderbilt and Ole Miss was one of eight selected by the American Medical Association to reimagine residency programming.
Detailed documentation is a critical, but oft dreaded, part of every patient encounter. One doctor set out to put the focus back on patients while ensuring the paperwork is done.
In-office procedure can promote eyelid health and provide relief from dry eye.
Now in its 14th year, the Music City SCALE Conference broke previous attendance records, with plans for additional growth in 2020.
New options and research have changed the traditional approach to treating acne.
There are now a number of procedures to treat varicose veins that deliver improved appearance and decreased leg discomfort in the practice setting.
The American Medical Association (AMA) Opioid Task Force released recommendations today calling on policymakers to eliminate barriers to treatment and to take additional steps to end the opioid epidemic.
Eight innovation projects - including one by Vanderbilt University Medical School - led by organizations with oversight of graduate medical education have been awarded funding as part of AMA's new initiative aimed at reimagining residency training to preserve continuity in physician training, better prepare residents for practice, and ensure physician well-being.
Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman's risk for developing lymphedema, painful swelling in the arm after breast cancer surgery, according to interim results of a study led by Sheila Ridner, PhD, RN, Martha Ingram Professor and director of the PhD in Nursing Science Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.
Women in the United States face a far greater risk of dying from childbirth complications than in many other developed countries around the world.
New immunotherapy regimen approved for the treatment of historically untreatable triple negative breast cancer.
The AMA has spent the last several years accelerating change in medical education. Now the time has come to reimagine residency as the national organization works to transform physician training & practice.
As part of AMA's initiative to create the medical schools of the future, first-of-its-kind Health Systems Science Review book and online education modules will help ensure physicians learn how to deliver patient care in modern, value-based health systems
With the ACOG meeting ... and her year of presidency ... just wrapped, Dr. Lisa M. Hollier, MD, MPH, FACOG shares reflections on the past year and the state of women's health.
The Belmont University and Lipscomb University Colleges of Pharmacy have recently announced a collaborative partnership with Jovenes en Camino to build and support a locally-run pharmacy in El Zamorano, Honduras.
Reminds physicians to discuss the safety and efficacy of vaccines with patients, as well as educate them on health risks associated with not vaccinating children
Noted public health expert Dr. William Schaffner shares insights on three of his top public health threats.
A new study finds higher rates of uninsured children in Tennessee and other non-expansion states.
A recent study found racial disparities in ED usage for severe asthma become statistically insignificant when factoring out socioeconomic elements, paving the way for more emphasis on differences in community than biology.
Public health continues to lead the way to eliminate health disparities and create a system that focuses not just on the absence of illness but the promotion of wellbeing.
After 14 months of study, the Indigent Care Stakeholder Work Team has released their vision for safety net care in Nashville.
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