In Tennessee, the introduction in 2010 of a new pneumococcal vaccine for infants and young children coincides with a 27 percent decline in pneumonia hospital admissions across the state among children under age 2.
People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to recent research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Next to getting fit or dropping a bad habit – doing a better job of handling money is a common and worthwhile New Year’s resolution. Experts with University of Tennessee Extension offer some tips to help you meet that goal in 2015. And no surprise, a good start is to stop spending so much.
Struggling to balance on one leg for 20 seconds or longer was linked to an increased risk for small blood vessel damage in the brain and reduced cognitive function in otherwise healthy people with no clinical symptoms, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.