10:00 PM Feb 25, 2015
Find sweet and sour citrus fruits in season this winter. It may seem unlikely, but bright, fresh citrus fruits – including lemons, oranges and limes – reach their peak in the blustery winter months.
9:30 PM Feb 25, 2015
Middle-aged women who are physically active a few times per week have lower risks of heart disease, stroke and blood clots than inactive women, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
8:30 PM Feb 25, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Elliot • Flickr) In the wake of a new campaign from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, McDonald’s was urged to stop using meat that’s been raised with antibiotics.
A new campaign was launched urging the largest restaurant chain in the nation to stop buying meat raised with antibiotics.
7:30 PM Feb 25, 2015
This flu season is striking hard and wide across the country, creating anxiety for individuals who are vulnerable to serious complications.
6:30 PM Feb 25, 2015
(Photo courtesy of MTSU News and Media Relations) Including 20 youngsters from the MTSU Child Care Lab, more than 100 people from the campus community turned out for National Wear Red Day on Friday in the Liz and Creighton Rhea Atrium in the Science Building. The American Heart Association event promotes awareness for women’s heart health.
Nearly 120 people from the campus community — including 20 preschoolers from the MTSU Child Care Lab — were decked out in red attire Feb. 6 in the Science Building.
4:30 PM Feb 25, 2015
University Medical Center and the Lebanon-Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours and grand opening of the Joint Club at University Medical Center.
7:00 PM Feb 18, 2015
Tennessee Saves Week, Feb. 23-28, is a good time to look closely at your current and long-term finances and decide if you need to beef up your savings.
10:00 PM Feb 11, 2015
Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the main task of driving.
9:00 PM Feb 11, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Iqbal Osman • Flickr) People with weakened immune systems or lung diseases are at a higher risk of developing health problems from Aspergillus, – as seen via microscope – a common mold that lives both indoors and outdoors.
A new study points to the growing threat of fungicide resistance to agriculture and public health, and calls for fundamental changes in how food is grown and traded.
8:00 PM Feb 11, 2015
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture issued a public advisory recently for an undeclared peanut allergen in 5-ounce. containers of Pride of Szeged Hungarian Spice paprika, distributed by Spice Co. of Avenel, N.J.
7:00 PM Feb 11, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Stephanie Carson • Public News Service) Research indicates early secure attachment in children as a way to deter the development of addictive personalities.
Tennessee taxpayers spent more than $3 billion in 2013 on the problem of substance abuse, according to a recently released report from Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention.
5:00 PM Feb 11, 2015
Daryann Pryor was too sick to get out of bed during a recent two-week hospital stay for her cystic fibrosis, a chronic lung and digestive disorder.
10:00 PM Feb 4, 2015
February is American Heart Month, and not because of Valentine’s Day.
9:00 PM Feb 4, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Karyn Christner • Flickr) A new study that discounts the health implications of eating too much salt is leaving a bitter taste in the mouths of many in the medical world.
Concerns were raised by a number of health organizations and physicians over new research that downplays the link between high sodium consumption and health problems.
8:00 PM Feb 4, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Sgt. Gustavo Olgiati • U.S. Army • Flickr) Veterans in Tennessee and across the country could gain access to improved mental health services, with Congress expected to pass legislation today aimed at preventing suicide among former service members.
The U.S. Senate approved legislation Monday that seeks to prevent veteran suicide through early intervention, expanded treatment and peer support.
9:30 PM Jan 28, 2015
Let’s imagine you just picked up your children from after-school activities.
10:00 PM Jan 21, 2015
What’s better on a cold winter’s day than a steaming hot bowl of your favorite soup?