Author: My Southern Health

reckless driving April 17, 2019

The toll of reckless driving, a personal story

With 24 surgeries behind her, Brittany Leedham talks with teens about the costs of speeding and other driving dangers.

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Safety

distracted driving April 14, 2019

One family’s story: the price of distracted driving

We know distracted driving is extraordinarily dangerous. Now what are we going to do about it?

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Safety

Mother and daughter cooking healthy meal and encouraging healthy living April 11, 2019

New guidelines recommend colonoscopy at 45

You should get screened for colorectal cancer earlier than initially recommended. Here’s what you need to know.

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Digestive Prevention

teen-suicide April 9, 2019

Recognizing the warning signs for teen suicide

Early identification of those at risk opens the door for life-saving intervention.

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Mental Health Teens

spring and summer produce infographic April 8, 2019

Your guide to spring and summer produce

Ready for local fruits and veggies? We have the lowdown on what’s fresh in Tennessee.

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Nutrition

back pain prevention and treatment April 8, 2019

4 tips for back care in these warm, sunny months

Whether gardening, celebrating or exercising, keep these tips for back care in mind over the next few warm, sunny months.

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Bone & Joint Prevention

signs of sudden cardiac arrest April 2, 2019

Don’t ignore the early warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest

New findings suggest that patients who respond to early symptoms could save their lives.

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Heart & Vascular Prevention

daily exercise April 2, 2019

10 easy ways to get moving more each day

Short bursts of activity can be easier to fit into your busy schedule. Try these to keep moving.

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Fitness Heart & Vascular Weight Management

April 1, 2019

3 ways you can save a life today

You can help save a life of a family member or stranger through donation.

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Family