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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...

St. Thomas West Awarded Certification for Stroke Center

NASHVILLE, TN — Saint Thomas West Hospital today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart...

TN State Senate-District 19 Candidate Jones Speaks at Alzheimer’s Awareness Event

NASHVILLE, TN — Pastor Howard Jones, candidate for Tennessee State Senate-District 19, spoke with participants of the annual Alzheimer’s Association’s, “The Longest Day.”  Senate...

Are You Biting Off More Than You Can Chew?

Many of us may eat on the run, taking giant bites of our food to get done quickly and on to the next task. ...

Breathing Exercises for Asthma Relief

According to the American Lung Association, the lung of an asthma patient loses springiness over time. Therefore, their lungs aren’t capable of returning to...

What Are Sealants?

By age 19 most children have had one or more decayed teeth. One highly effective option to help prevent cavities is what is known...

Top Tips for Sandal-Ready Feet

Simple sandals, trendy wedges or peep-toe heels -- no matter what warm-weather shoe you prefer, they all have one thing in common -- showing...

TDCI: Put A Leash On Dog Bites In Tennessee

NASHVILLE – As the dog days of summer approach, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) and the United States Postal Service remind...

What is Composite Resin?

A composite filling (white filling) is a tooth colored plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed teeth.  Composites are also used for cosmetic...

Millions of Americans Are Visually Impaired

Here’s eye-opening news: Currently, 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older are visually impaired. Of these, 3 million have low vision. By 2030, when...