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...

Middle Tennessee Heart Gala Set for January 26th

NASHVILLE, TN — The Greater Nashville American Heart Association is pleased to announce Dr. Herman Williams and his wife, Jeannie Williams, as the co-chairs...

Take 10 On Tuesdays Featuring Cathy Heimerdinger

Cathy Heimerdinger, founder of Meals 4 Health & Healing, discusses the mission of the foundation with Tribune Editorial Director Sandra Long Weaver. She is...

Snared by New Blood Pressure Guidelines, Now What?

Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure under guidelines published last week, which lowered the threshold for the chronic condition. The impact was huge....

National Minority Donor Awareness Week, A Reason to Dance

On July 5, writer and teacher Clint Smith tweeted a video of his father dancing with his sister at her wedding reception. The video...

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...

African American Health Care Providers Inducted

By Sandra Long Weaver NASHVILLE, TN — Matthew Walker Sr., M.D. and Millie E. Hale and John Henry Hale, M.D. were among seven people inducted...

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...

Give Birth to a New You in the New Year

Now that 2017 has ended, it’s an excellent time to take inventory of the blessings and breakthroughs you’ve enjoyed, the challenges and difficulties you...

Does Eating Healthy Help Your 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...

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