Women who discover they carry a hereditary gene mutation that dramatically increases their risk of breast and ovarian cancers face big decisions and the possibility of tens of thousands of dollars in medical costs.
Women who discover they carry a hereditary gene mutation that dramatically increases their risk of breast and ovarian cancers face big decisions and the possibility of tens of thousands of dollars in medical costs.More>>
As the guitarist strums and softly sings a lullaby in Spanish, tiny Augustin Morales stops squirming in his hospital crib and closes his eyes. More>>
According to a study in The American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Journal, seven minutes of a particular high intensity workout is all it takes to transform your body. More>>
We think of malaria as a disease that infects more than 200 million people a year, with transmission happening through mosquito bites.
We think of malaria as a disease that infects more than 200 million people a year, with transmission happening through mosquito bites.More>>
A local woman is battling back from a stroke that put in her the hospital and left her having to relearn how to talk. More>>
Actress Angelina Jolie's announcement that she had both breasts removed in an effort to reduce her risk of breast cancer has many women wondering if they should do the same. More>>
The Tennessee Women's Health Report Card was released Tuesday, and there were some mixed results. More>>
A surprising new report questions public health efforts to get Americans to sharply cut back on salt, saying it's not clear whether eating super-low levels is worth the struggle. More>>
Thanks to modern technology, a local man who lost most of one hand is about to get a robotic replacement. More>>
Warmer weather means the spiders are crawling out and making an appearance inside your home. More>>
A recent study found that men are getting hurt in the yoga studio at a much higher rate than women, and those injuries to men are much more serious. More>>
A new federal report shows that hospitals across the country are charging an array of rates for the same procedures. More>>
A fresh pedicure can be refreshing and relaxing, but how clean is the business that is offering the service? More>>
Concussions continue to be a major concern in athletics. However, a recent study shows many local high school athletes ignore concussion symptoms. More>>
Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill. More>>
Childhood obesity is a huge problem in Middle Tennessee, so Metro Nashville Public Schools has been taking a hard look at what it serves its students in the lunch line. More>>
Sometimes beauty can be pretty ugly. That is the lesson learned by a Mid-South woman who says an over-the-counter hair remover removed much more than her hair. More>>
It is a dirty habit that, at some time or another, every kid does. Children pick their nose and then that finger goes in the mouth. More>>
Many children suffer allergies at this time of year as trees and other plants start releasing pollens into the air. So parents need to monitor their youngsters for symptoms. More>>
Swallowing a spoonful of ground cinnamon in 60 seconds without drinking water has been proven to harm the lungs, especially for someone who has asthma.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a policy statement on home births that includes a recommendation that there be a caregiver who's present solely to take care of the newborn. More>>
Some melanoma patients may not be as cautious as they should be, according to a new study. Doctors have found that more than a quarter of those with melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer - do not use sunscreen when outside for more than an hour, and many are still use tanning beds.
Some melanoma patients may not be as cautious as they should be, according to a new study. Doctors have found that more than a quarter of those with melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer - do not use sunscreen when outside for more than an hour, and many are still use tanning beds.More>>
It's springtime, and that means allergies. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America identifies the most challenging places to live with spring allergies. More>>
Tennessee health officials are urging people to take a five-minute online assessment about whether they are at risk for hepatitis C. More>>
Next time you have a craving for fast food, don't kid yourself that choices today are much healthier, a new study says. More>>
The combination of modern medicine and extraordinary human compassion has helped a little girl from Burma do something she never dreamed was possible: run. More>>