Health Topics

January 17, 2019

Considering a second opinion for cancer? Read this.

A Vanderbilt cancer expert answers your questions about second opinions.

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Cancer

Man suffering from lower back pain January 15, 2019

How to decide whether back surgery is the right route for you

You may have considered back surgery to manage your pain. Here’s what you need to know.

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Bone & Joint

Man and woman speaking with primary care specialist. January 10, 2019

Making the heart care transition from pediatrics to adulthood

Young patients with congenital heart disease must learn to manage their condition as they become adults. Here’s what you need to know about making this important shift.

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Heart & Vascular Teens

carpal-tunnel January 8, 2019

What to know about carpal tunnel syndrome

Many repetitive motions can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. What to know.

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Bone & Joint

January 7, 2019

What does it mean to have dense breasts?

An expert talks through what it means to have "dense" breasts.

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Cancer Women's Health

Healthy man walks in a field carrying a saddle, with a dog leaping next to him. January 2, 2019

Men: Not only women need pelvic floor physical therapy

Pelvic floor physical therapy can help men with urination problems, and those with chronic pain.

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Men's Health

Adult rising from bed and stretching to prevent back pain December 26, 2018

The big back pain question: When should you see a doctor?

Learn the difference between when back pain is typical soreness and when you might want to take action.

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Bone & Joint

Nurse practitioner tending to family for primary medical needs December 19, 2018

The benefits of seeing a nurse practitioner

What do nurse practitioners do, and what are the possible advantages of seeing one?

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Health Topics

Children staying active and playing jumprope in playground December 17, 2018

How otherwise healthy children can have very high cholesterol levels

Discover what parents should watch for, and how to detect and treat familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).

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Children Heart & Vascular