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The Summer Heat and Controlling Your Diabetes

By Marwan Hamaty, MD Question: How can the summer heat affect diabetes control? Heat, especially extreme heat, is hard for anyone to tolerate. It’s especially...

Metro Seeks Third Party Assessment of Nashville General

NASHVILLE, TN — Mayor Megan Barry, joined by Dr. Joseph Webb, Dr. James Hildreth, and Council member At-large Erica Gilmore, announced a plan for...

Dental Community Embraces West Nashville’s Newest Local Business Driven By Altruistic...

NASHVILLE (April 3, 2017) – Dental health professionals in the region, along with representatives from the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, will gather with...

CPR Success at Lee Chapel AME Church

NASHVILLE, TN — On Friday, February 5, over 100 people were trained in CPR. Hosted at Lee Chapel AME Church. Rev. Harold M. Love Jr.,...

Minorities Wait for Kidney Transplants

By Clare Bratten NASHVILLE, TN — Contradicting fears and myths about kidney transplants is critical for Dr. Clarence Foster, Surgical Director of Organ Transplant for...

‘Moosic City’ Footraces Hosted by Dairy

NASHVILLE, TN — Footraces are being run downtown Saturday morning to raise money for a foundation that donates proceeds to K-12 public schools here. It’s...

Free Mammograms for Women’s Health Research

NASHVILLE, TN — In celebration of National Women’s Health Week (May 14-20, 2017), the Center for Women’s Health Research at Meharry Medical College is...

What Causes Bad Breath?

Have you ever found yourself asking “why does my breath smell bad,” well you are not alone.  Bad breath happens to so many people...

What is Gum Disease Many Ask

More than half of American adults over the age of 35 get periodontal “gum” disease.  There are 2 types of gum disease: Gingivitis and...

Sipping Soda Causes Tooth Decay

It’s no secret there exists a strong link between soda consumption and tooth decay.  Heavy soda consumption can also cause other health complications including...