10:00 PM Dec 17, 2014
Heating devices can be extremely dangerous if you use them incorrectly.
9:00 PM Dec 17, 2014
A new review published in Clinical Obesity sheds new light on antibiotic dosing recommendations for obese patients.
8:00 PM Dec 17, 2014
Just in time for the holiday season, CB Old Country Store Spiral Ham is now available in grocery stores across the country.
10:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
Replenishing the supply of a molecule that normally activates cannabinoid receptors in the brain could relieve mood and anxiety disorders and enable some people to quit using marijuana, a Vanderbilt University study suggests.
9:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
Here is a list of possible “Holiday Hazards” the Tennessee Poison Center believes you should know about to keep your children safe during the holidays.
10:00 PM Dec 3, 2014
The most emergent form of heart attacks is decreasing nationwide, but this declining incidence could affect emergency departments’ quality and timeliness of care.
9:00 PM Dec 3, 2014
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is among a handful of organizations engaged to provide expertise and data to the Sentinel System, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration program designed to monitor the safety of drugs and medical devices that have reached market.
8:30 PM Dec 3, 2014
While holiday shopping can get you into the spirit of the season, it’s often accompanied by a nagging feeling that you’re overspending. Experts say that listening to that nagging little voice may be the best thing you can do for your budget during the holidays.
8:00 PM Dec 3, 2014
Far more breast cancer patients are choosing to undergo mastectomy, including removal of both breasts, instead of choosing breast conservation surgery even when they have early stage disease that is confined to one breast, a Vanderbilt study shows.
7:00 PM Dec 3, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Heather • Flickr) The preterm birth rate in Tennessee rose slightly in 2013, ending six straight years of declines in the number of babies being born too soon.
After dropping for six years in a row, the latest figures show the preterm birth rate in Tennessee inched back up in 2013.
11:00 PM Nov 27, 2014
Between decking the halls, visiting family and attending holiday parties, it may seem like there is little time to maintain a workout routine during the holiday season.
9:00 PM Nov 27, 2014
Vanderbilt University researchers are closer to understanding the link between obesity, chronic inflammation and type 2 diabetes.
8:00 PM Nov 27, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (front row, from left) are Branches counselors Tracey Robison, Bill Robison, Debi Russell, Mike Courtney, Trish Wilson Heath, (back row, from left) Ashley Sharpe, Chandy Powell, Daniel Crosby, Tammy Johnston and Cindy Hornbaker. Not pictured are Debrah Udom, Cherilyn Wright and Amy Conner.
Branches Counseling Center at 1450 Battleground Drive invites the public to its annual Christmas open house Dec. 4 from 4-7 p.m.
7:00 PM Nov 27, 2014
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share common genetic underpinnings, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.
6:00 PM Nov 27, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Mangrove Mike • Flickr) The dangers are many for the children who are doing farm labor in tobacco fields in several southeastern states.
Children half the smoking age are reportedly laboring in tobacco fields in Tennessee, and they’re exposed to a multitude of perils.
5:00 PM Nov 27, 2014
Walk into many wine and spirits stores, and you will likely encounter a dizzying array of selections.
4:00 PM Nov 27, 2014
As parents and others prepare for Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, a safety expert at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers tips to avoid this year’s most dangerous toys.