Health Topics

pcos weight loss tips November 22, 2017

Polycystic ovary syndrome: Managing and treating weight problems

Weight issues are common in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. These treatments can help.

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Weight Management Women's Health

Thanksgiving tips November 21, 2017

10 tips to safely prepare this year’s Thanksgiving meal

Don’t let your favorite food holiday end with illness. Find out how to prepare and store your meal properly.

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Digestive Prevention

new blood pressure guidelines November 17, 2017

New blood pressure guidelines: More people identified with hypertension

Revised guidelines on high blood pressure mean even more people will be considered "hypertensive."

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Heart & Vascular Prevention

antibiotics and kids November 17, 2017

What parents need to know about antibiotics

Here's what to know before asking your pediatrician for an antibiotic.

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Cold & Flu Prevention

antibiotic resistance November 16, 2017

Antibiotic resistance and side effects: get the facts

Antibiotics are life-saving drugs but must be used correctly to help prevent antibiotic resistance.

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Cold & Flu Prevention

Infographic explaining lung cancer screening November 15, 2017

Lung cancer screening: What every Tennessean needs to know

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Tennessee. However, screening cuts death rates by one-fifth.

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Cancer Smoking

diabetes and eye health November 14, 2017

5 tips for diabetics to maintain eye health

Diabetics are faced with a higher risk of blindness. See what you can do to protect your eye health.

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Diabetes Eye

Alzheimer's prevention November 13, 2017

What you can do now to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s later

Alzheimer’s is not a part of growing old. There is no cure for the disease once you have it, but evidence shows that a healthy lifestyle will reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s later in life.

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Aging Well Brain & Memory Prevention

how to stay healthy during the holidays November 8, 2017

Expert Q&A: Staying healthy during the holidays

We want to share time and gifts -- not germs. Here are some practical tips for staying healthy during holiday gatherings.

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Cold & Flu Prevention