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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Unsent Bills, Privatization of Hospitals Considered

NASHVILLE, TN — With Metro Council set to vote Tuesday on a $16 million request from Metro General Hospital, emerging details raise questions about...

Nashville Duffers Kickoff Campaign

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — With mixed metaphors, Meharry Medical College and the Nashville Duffers Golf Association held a kickoff luncheon recently to announce...

Diabetes and Oral Health

It is estimated that over 12 million Americans have Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes and close to 75% of these patients also have oral infections, (gingivitis...

Smoking and Oral Health

It is common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health.  It is often overlooked the effects smoking has on the health of your...

Meat-Heavy Diet May Raise Older Women’s Risk

By Dennis Thompson Women over 50 who follow a high-protein diet could have a higher risk for heart failure, especially if most of their protein comes from...

Do You Grind Your Teeth at Night?

Do you ever wake up from a night’s sleep with sore jaws and teeth?  If so, you could be grinding your teeth.  Grinding your...

Tennessee voters urge Senator Corker to reject any Obamacare repeal without...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Tennessee voters visited Senator Bob Corker’s Nashville office Tuesday to demand that he vote against any repeal of the Affordable Care Act without...

Earwax Protects Your Hearing Doctors Say

By Robert Preidt Trying to remove your earwax can lead to ear damage, doctors warn. The body produces earwax (or “cerumen”) to clean and protect ears. The wax collects dirt, dust...

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...

Take 10 On Tuesdays Featuring Dr. Katherine Y. Brown

Dr. Katherine Y. Brown, owner of Learn CPR America, is this week’s guest on Take 10 On Tuesdays. Dr. Brown has dedicated herself to...