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What Causes Bleeding Gums?

Have you ever noticed when you’re brushing your teeth you see a bit of blood when you spit out the toothpaste or you see...

Dr. Paul Steps Down as Public Health Director

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — Ever adopt a dog or cat? Eaten at a local restaurant? Got your kids vaccinated so they could attend...

Gallstones and What You Should Know

What Are Gallstones? They aren’t really stones. They’re pieces of solid material that form in the gallbladder, a small organ located under the liver. You...

Study Shows Risk Factor Prevention Should Be Addressed At All Ages

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Prevention of cardiovascular disease in mid- to later life in black and white Americans is an increasingly important health concern, according to...

What is Baby Bottle Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is sometimes referred to as “Milk Bottle Caries” by dentist.  This can become a problem for children under the age...

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...

Neighborhood Health at Cleveland Park Now Offers Dental Services

NASHVILLE, TN — Neighborhood Health at Cleveland Park announces the addition of dental services at the full-service health clinic. A dentist and hygienist are...

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...

Health Insurance Tips for Emergency Room Visits

If you’re at the emergency room (ER), you are probably there because you’re dealing with a serious medical problem. While you are there, you will...

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...