10:00 PM Jul 30, 2014
NASHVILLE – Saturday marked the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the progress made since its passage is being recognized across Tennessee.
9:00 PM Jul 30, 2014
(Submitted to The Democrat) Pictured (from left) are Deputy Agriculture Commissioner Jai Templeton, Gov. Bill Haslam, Beef Council Executive Director Valerie Bass and Beef Council Chairman Kristina McKee.
Gov. Bill Haslam joined Tennessee Beef Council Chairman Kristina McKee, of Lebanon, in proclaiming July as Beef Month in Tennessee recently.
8:00 PM Jul 30, 2014
A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon.
10:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
NASHVILLE — Take the pledge – to reduce your salt intake. It may save your life.
9:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
MILAN – Unmanned aerial systems, which include unmanned aerial vehicles commonly known as drones, are one of the hottest topics in agriculture. These remote-controlled machines have seen a meteoric rise in popularity among farmers, who believe UASs could be the next tool to increase crop production and reduce costs.
8:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
NASHVILLE – From days at the beach to afternoons out biking and hiking, people across Tennessee are eagerly soaking up the sunshine.
10:00 PM Jul 9, 2014
Gov. Bill Haslam
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam joined Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner E. Douglas Varney and others recently announced “Prescription for Success,” the state’s plan to prevent and treat prescription drug abuse in Tennessee.
9:00 PM Jul 9, 2014
Dr. Lawrence Yoo
HERMITAGE—Rising temperatures of summer in Middle Tennessee mean increased risk for heat-related illnesses in our community. The most serious type of heat-related illness is heat stroke, which could cause damage to the brain or even death if not treated quickly.
10:00 PM Jul 2, 2014
People who stop using smokeless tobacco after a heart attack may extend their life expectancy similar to people who stop smoking, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
9:00 PM Jul 2, 2014
Independence Day is Friday and many families are planning a day by the pool, watching the fireworks show, and of course, grilling. While you are stocking up on your sunscreen, bottled water, sparklers and charcoal, stock up on heart-healthy foods to toss on the grill.
8:00 PM Jul 2, 2014
Adults who watch TV for three hours or more each day may double their risk of premature death compared to those who watch less, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
5:00 PM Jul 2, 2014
Nothing says “Fourth of July” like fireworks, but doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution with consumer fireworks and suggest leaving these displays to the experts.
10:00 PM Jun 25, 2014
Well, it’s summer time again, it happens every year, and though the kids are thrilled with the freedom summer brings, they can also become easily frustrated with the amount of unstructured time they suddenly have to fill. Shrieks of joy and celebration quickly turn into “I’m so bored!” and “I can’t find anything to do around here!” Often parents become frustrated as well because providing engaging activities for kids can be tough, especially when dealing with a tight budget.
9:00 PM Jun 25, 2014
NASHVILLE - Less cigarette smoking, soda drinking and physical fighting, but more time at computers and other tech devices. That’s the snapshot from the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Youth Risk Behavior survey.
8:00 PM Jun 25, 2014
The American Lung Association in Tennessee recently joined forces with Lung Associations across the country and national presenting sponsor, CVS Caremark, to launch Lung Force, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase research funding.
7:00 PM Jun 25, 2014
SPRING HILL – June is Dairy Month, and Hal Pepper, a financial analysis specialist with University of Tennessee Extension, reminds dairy producers that proper business planning and understanding costs of production are always important considerations for successful dairies.
5:00 PM Jun 25, 2014
The Cumberland Bariatric Institute of Surgical Weight Loss at University Medical Center has been accredited as a Level 2 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons.