Patient health records
Prevention

Take control of healthcare with this powerful tool

Track test results, communicate with healthcare providers and more through a patient portal, now more often available for smartphone.

Recipes

5 healthy tailgating recipes to bring to the next game

Recipes to help put more healthy choices on your tailgating table.

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Bone & Joint

Tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow caused by more than just tennis or golf

Repetitive motions done every day lead to these two versions of the same problem.

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Mental Health | Nutrition

Fighting stress with food — the healthy kind

How to stress-proof your diet to minimize emotional eating.

September 18, 2018

What you need to know about the 2018-2019 flu season

Vanderbilt clinics have received flu vaccines earlier than expected. When should you get your shot?

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Cold & Flu

When to get a Pap smear September 17, 2018

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

How to help children understand natural disasters September 13, 2018

How to help children understand natural disasters

Natural disasters, even when far away, can cause children to become concerned about their own safety. Here's how to talk them through it.

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Children

September 12, 2018

Parents share lessons learned in the NICU

After 9 1/2 months in the hospital with his newborn daughter, a father shares strategies for families coping with long inpatient stays.

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Infants & Toddlers

September 7, 2018

Head lice: myths, facts and treatment

When you get that dreaded call from school, here's what to do to handle head lice.

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Children

AFib September 6, 2018

Heart pounding at the sight of your crush? It might be AFib

Atrial fibrillation is heavily reported in the South. Here's what AFib is and what to do about it.

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Heart & Vascular

gluten-free diet September 4, 2018

5 ways to make up for what’s missing in a typical gluten-free diet

These food groups can help make up for the lack of fiber in gluten-free diets.

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Digestive Nutrition

Two women sit in kayaks on a river August 31, 2018

Exercise and breast cancer: What to expect

Exercise can help breast cancer survivors feel better during treatment, recover strength afterward -- and it can improve treatment results.

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Cancer Fitness

Motion Preserving Surgeries August 29, 2018

Motion-preserving spinal surgeries can offer better recovery

A spine surgeon explains two procedures that preserve range of motion in the neck.

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Bone & Joint