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Take the Flu Seriously – Especially if You’re a Senior

By Kumar Dharmarajan, MD and Chief Scientific Officer at Clover Health Mid-state Tennessee has a looming health problem: not enough of us are planning to get...

Meharry Medical College to Provide Free Dental Care Saturday, March 11

NASHVILLE, TN — Meharry Medical College will provide free dental services, including cleanings, extractions and fillings, to more than 200 uninsured Nashville residents as...

Martin Named Director for New Center for Innovation in Health

MEMPHIS, TN — Michelle Martin, PhD, came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to make a difference in health outcomes for...

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 is a Dry Socket?

Alveolar Osteitis better known as “Dry Socket” is a painful condition that sometimes occurs after you have a permanent adult tooth extracted.  It is...

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day.

Each year on June 27 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) observes National HIV Testing Day. On this day, the CDC unites...

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...

What is a Crown?

A Crown is a restoration made by a dentist for a single tooth or it can be made for more than one tooth.  Many...

Saint Thomas Health Hosts First-Ever FREE Healthcare Clinic in Warren County...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (June 10, 2017) – Saint Thomas Health hosted a free healthcare clinic in McMinnville, Tenn. as part of its commitment to...

Matthew Walker Celebrates 50 Years With Tea & Conversations

Be a part of the conversation on Saturday, March 24 as Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center (MWCHC) continues its yearlong celebration of 50 years...