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Doctor speaking to patient about mammography procedure. February 13, 2019

Should you get 3D imaging in addition to standard mammography?

Here’s what you need to know about the difference between 2D and 3D imaging for breast cancer screening.

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Cancer Prevention Women's Health

Closeup of handshake between older white man and younger black woman February 12, 2019

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

Heart failure prevention January 31, 2019

Heart failure: It’s not what you think

Heart failure is more prevalent in the South. Here's what you need to know.

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Heart & Vascular Prevention

When to get a Pap smear January 30, 2019

When to get a Pap smear and when it can wait

Don't mistake a Pap test with an annual exam. Here's what women need when.

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Prevention Women's Health

dry eyes winter January 30, 2019

8 tips for preventing dry eyes in winter

Winter's cold, dry air can be harsh on your eyes. But there are ways to prevent and soothe dry eyes.

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Eye Prevention

benefits of a colonoscopy January 24, 2019

The not-so-obvious benefits of a colonoscopy

From getting into your skinny jeans to catching up on Netflix to saving your life, there all kinds of good things to come from getting a colonoscopy.

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Digestive Prevention

Older woman follows a younger routine by a younger instructor in stretching exercise. January 22, 2019

New solutions for chronic pain management

Don't be afraid of physical activity. Consider these mind-body strategies for managing pain.

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Bone & Joint Mental Health

Pelvic floor physical therapy January 21, 2019

Pelvic floor physical therapy: dispelling rumors, creating understanding

Vanderbilt experts explain the pelvic floor physical therapy, how it can be beneficial and what to expect.

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Women's Health

Tips for knowing when you should keep your child home from school January 17, 2019

Know when to keep kids home sick from school

Remember these 7 symptoms to know if your child is too sick to go to class.

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Children Cold & Flu