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?
9:00 PM Jan 21, 2015
Good news, bad news: The amount of trans fats we eat has declined over the last 30 years, but we’re still consuming more than recommended.
8:00 PM Jan 21, 2015
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.
7:00 PM Jan 21, 2015
Children with favorable psychosocial experiences may have better cardiovascular health in adulthood, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
5:30 PM Jan 21, 2015
Nearly 25 percent of all breast cancers among premenopausal women occur within two to five years following a pregnancy.
5:00 PM Jan 21, 2015
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.
3:00 PM Jan 21, 2015
Outside the hospital, use of methadone to treat pain carries a 46 percent increased risk of death when compared to the equally effective but more costly alternative, morphine SR (sustained release).
2:00 PM Jan 21, 2015
Two leading cancer organizations are calling for regulation of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS).
1:00 PM Jan 21, 2015
Burning firewood is a good option to keep your home warm through the winter months.
10:00 PM Jan 14, 2015
Two families have homes heavily damaged by a tornado. One family appears to be coping well, while the other seems to be in a tailspin. Why does one family cope better than another during a crisis?
10:00 PM Jan 7, 2015
Tennessee is one of the best places in America to live and work.
10:00 PM Dec 31, 2014
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.
9:00 PM Dec 31, 2014
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.
8:00 PM Dec 31, 2014
For the first time ever, starting Thursday, individuals who are at high risk for developing lung cancer may be eligible for screening at no out-of-pocket cost.
5:00 PM Dec 31, 2014
New Year’s Eve is expected to bring tens of thousands of revelers to downtown Nashville, and there will be thousands more at private parties and celebrations all over the region.
12:00 PM Dec 25, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Rebecca Wilson • Flickr) When the ABLE Act becomes law, people with disabilities will be able to save up to $100,000 to use for qualified expenses without losing their eligibility for government benefits.
A bill aimed at promoting financial stability for individuals with disabilities awaits the president’s signature after winning approval by the U.S. Senate.