June 6, 2018

Perirectal abscess: Causes, symptoms and treatment

This common condition causes sharp pain that will require medical attention.


May 14, 2018

Quiz: Am I a candidate for weight-loss surgery?

Have you struggled to achieve and stay at a healthy weight? Learn if you might qualify for the next step: weight-loss surgery.

Digestive Weight Management

April 10, 2018

Got a pain in the gut or IBS pain?

We answer your questions about IBS and offer solutions.


March 21, 2018

Go with the flow: Facts about fiber and types of fiber

Black-eyed peas. Sweet potatoes. Kidney beans. Did you know that many Southern favorites are filled with fiber?

Digestive Nutrition

December 5, 2017

How to avoid food poisoning this holiday season

The most common calls to the Tennessee Poison Center this time of year involve food poisoning concerns.

Digestive Prevention

November 27, 2017

Expert Q&A: What does a registered dietitian do?

Registered dietitians combine science and food knowledge to help meet health goals.

Digestive Fitness Nutrition Weight Management

June 1, 2017

Is it just heartburn or is it GERD?

Obesity rates are high in the South, and being overweight is a leading cause of GERD.


March 22, 2017

Tips to help your child find constipation relief

How to keep things moving when your child is constipated.

Children Digestive Infants & Toddlers Nutrition

February 20, 2017

Tips for avoiding traveler’s diarrhea while roaming the world

Traveler's diarrhea is a common problem when visiting developing countries. Here's advice on avoiding it.

Digestive Prevention