Aging Well | Fitness | Mental Health | Prevention

10 surprising benefits of walking

Walking is good for your heart, lungs and waistline. But it offers mental health perks, too, that are less obvious.

Man suffering from fatty liver disease and clutching stomach.
Weight Management

Getting the skinny on fatty liver disease

As the obesity epidemic grows, so do weight-related disorders. Here’s what you need to know about fatty liver disease.

Nurse checking patient's blood pressure to catch early warning signs of stroke.
Brain & Memory | Heart & Vascular

Surviving a stroke: Why access to a comprehensive stroke center matters

Timing is everything when it comes to stroke survival. Here’s what’s unique about a comprehensive stroke center, from cerebrovascular surgery options to neurocritical care.

Fall salad
Recipes

Recipe: Fresh Fall Salad

Put fall-fresh butternut squash to use in this delicious fall salad recipe.

Image of woman walking and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle. October 18, 2019

Why a sedentary lifestyle is as dangerous as smoking

A sedentary lifestyle can lead to dire medical consequences. Here’s what you might be risking — and how you can get on the right foot to fitness.

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Fitness Prevention Weight Management

Woman looking into fridge looking for better alternatives to stop snacking at night. October 17, 2019

How to stop snacking at night and causing weight gain

What to consider about a nighttime snacking habit, and healthy options.

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Nutrition Weight Management

Sick woman drinking tea to get through cold and flu season. October 16, 2019

The My Southern Health Guide to Cold & Flu Season

From flu prevention to tried-and-true cold remedies and everything between, here’s what you need to know to stay healthy and illness-free.

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Cold & Flu

October 11, 2019

Keep your ghouls and goblins safe: Halloween safety tips

Along with having fun, don't forget these safety reminders for the big night.

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Children Prevention Teens

prevent fires at home October 10, 2019

The 11 best ways to prevent a fire at home

The best way to avoid injury or death from fires is to prevent them from happening in the first place.

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Prevention Safety

nashville staycation ideas for fall October 8, 2019

3 inexpensive Nashville staycation ideas for fall break

From pumpkin patches to movies under the stars, we suggest a few autumn activities to suit the whole family.

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Children Teens

Homemade marinara sauce tossed in a bowl of spaghetti. October 7, 2019

Recipe: Easy Homemade Marinara Sauce

Homemade marinara sauce, some for tonight and some for later.

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Recipes

Stop The Bleed October 2, 2019

How to stop severe bleeding

Knowing how to stop bleeding can save a life.

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Prevention Safety

Family walking through airport getting ready to set off on international travel with children. October 1, 2019

Tips for international travel with children

Best ways to prepare for an overseas trip with children.

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Children Prevention Safety Teens