Patient health records
Prevention

Take control of healthcare with this powerful tool

Track test results, communicate with healthcare providers and more through a patient portal, now more often available for smartphone.

Recipes

5 healthy tailgating recipes to bring to the next game

Recipes to help put more healthy choices on your tailgating table.

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Bone & Joint

Tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow caused by more than just tennis or golf

Repetitive motions done every day lead to these two versions of the same problem.

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Mental Health | Nutrition

Fighting stress with food — the healthy kind

How to stress-proof your diet to minimize emotional eating.

October 22, 2018

6 ideas for fall family fun

Get out and get active while enjoying the colors of fall as a family.

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Children Teens

hiking spots Nashville October 19, 2018

Fall hiking free from the crowds

Our picks for the trails less traveled in Middle Tennessee.

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Fitness

sleep habits October 5, 2018

How your sleep habits are making you tired

What “social jet lag” means, and the importance of keeping a consistent sleep schedule.

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Sleep

prevent fires at home October 3, 2018

The 11 best ways to prevent a fire at home

The best way to avoid injury or death from fires is to prevent them from happening in the first place.

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Prevention Safety

Closeup of handshake between older white man and younger black woman October 1, 2018

What is ‘trigger finger’?

Trigger finger means a finger catches, or locks, in one position. Here's how it's treated.

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Bone & Joint

Two teenaged girls playing lacrosse on an outdoor field wearing eye protection. September 28, 2018

How to prevent sports-related eye injuries

The right gear can prevent traumatic injury to the eyes during youth sports and activities.

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Eye Prevention

child passenger safely buckled in to seat September 27, 2018

What the updated Child Passenger Safety Transportation Policy means for your family

Here's the latest on child passenger safety from a Vanderbilt safety expert.

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Children Infants & Toddlers Safety

A nurse casts a boy's left arm September 25, 2018

When childhood play leads to a broken arm or hand

A cast or splint usually helps heal a child's broken arm. Fractures involving the elbow may need surgery.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

Baby laying on tummy on the floor learning how to walk September 19, 2018

Infant injuries from baby walkers are still on the rise

Instead of a using a baby walker with wheels, opt for tummy time.

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Infants & Toddlers Safety