Breakthroughs

pregnancy November 3, 2016

Advances in genetic testing for pregnant women

New screening gives pregnant women a less-invasive route for prenatal genetic testing.

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Breakthroughs Pregnancy

September 20, 2016

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) brothers: Meet Jonah and Emory

A father shares his family’s journey with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, one of nine types of muscular dystrophy.…

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Breakthroughs Children

Precision Medicine July 20, 2016

Precision medicine and the Nashville connection

Precision medicine refers to healthcare tailored to you based on your genetic makeup. It is generating headlines because of a bold new research initiative. What's the Nashville connection? And how can people get involved?

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Breakthroughs

July 18, 2016

Survival story: Fighting melanoma and leukemia with clinical trials

Kimberly Jessop had stage IV melanoma, then leukemia. She choose fierce positivity — and experimental drugs.

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Breakthroughs Cancer

July 12, 2016

Choosing the right course for prostate cancer care

It can be tough to decide whether to get a PSA test, and what to do with the results. Here's how two men handled it.

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Breakthroughs Cancer Men's Health

activity-trackers July 11, 2016

Wearable activity trackers can help achieve fitness goals

Evolving technology allows advancement in activity trackers for recording fitness activity.

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Breakthroughs Fitness

lupus May 27, 2016

Shedding light on the mysteries of lupus

Lupus is a disease of contradictions and mystery. Those with lupus know that getting out and staying active can reduce their symptoms, but too much sun can trigger a painful disease flare.

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Breakthroughs Women's Health

heart-cancer May 18, 2016

Keeping cancer drugs from causing heart damage

Tennessee woman tells her story of how an emerging medical discipline helped transform her cancer treatment.

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Breakthroughs Cancer

integrative medicine & holistic medicine May 18, 2016

Can integrative medicine help me?

We debunk the myths about complementary therapies and explain how they can supplement traditional treatments.

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Breakthroughs Mental Health