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How Does Nutrition Affect Oral Health?

A poor diet can lead to gum disease and tooth decay.  Foods that are high in sugars and starches contribute to the production of...

What is a Wisdom Tooth?

Your wisdom teeth are nothing more than the third molars found on both the upper and lower jaws. They grow in all the way...

Tristar Health to Open CareNow® Urgent Care in Madison

BRENTWOOD, TN — TriStar Health will open its 13th CareNow® Urgent Care location on Tuesday, August 21st in Madison, TN.  The new clinic will...

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

X-rays, also called radiographs, are typically taken in a dental office or dental specialist.  X-rays help dentist be able to see areas inside your...

Study Showing Link Between Blood Pressure and Dementia

MEMPHIS, TN — Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center were part of the...

Man Up Health Collaborative Host’s Men’s Health Workshop

Nashville, TN July 28 – For the second time this summer the Man Up Health Collaborative hosted a Men’s Health symposium.  The July event was held...

What’s Lurking Around in Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush looks innocent sitting on your bathroom sink waiting to be used by you.  But before you put it in your mouth, consider...

Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donors

NASHVILLE, TN — An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood...

10K Black Men Sought for Study on Prostate Cancer

By Clint Confehr A $26.5 million study — it’s to examine genetic and environmental factors associated with aggressive prostate cancer in African American men —...

Cease and Desist Letters Delivered to Attorney General Herbert Slatery

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN – Health care advocates met outside the office of Attorney General Herbert Slatery III last Friday to deliver hundreds of...