The Tennessee Department of Health kicked off the new Tennessee Faces of the Opioid Crisis public education and awareness campaign July 16 at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.
Free sports physicals, vision and hearing tests, and Naloxone (Narcan) training are just a few of the offerings at the upcoming third annual Community Health Fair hosted by St. Philip Catholic Church and Mercy Community Healthcare.
If you are living with back pain, you already know that it can be extremely debilitating. However, you may not know that often there are steps you can take to alleviate the pain and restore a fuller range of motion.
There is a common misconception that sports injuries occur solely in athletes at the high school, college and professional levels, but injuries can happen at any age.
The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee has named a new director to lead physical and occupational rehabilitation services located in its new, state-of-the-art orthopedic facility slated for opening on Monday, April 29.
Few bones bear the weight of our day-to-day activity quite like our feet. Throw in the slightest misstep, and injury can occur seemingly out of the blue.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is continuing to seek work requirements for Medicaid recipients despite a recent federal court ruling blocking such rules from being enforced in two other states.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A proposal proponents argue will overhaul how Tennessee provides health care to its lower-income and disabled residents is headed to the House floor.
Are you at risk for a heart attack? All too often, the No. 1 killer of Americans strikes the least suspecting — those with few known risk factors.
If you’re among the more than three million adults in the U.S. suffering from inflammatory bowel disease, you know all too well the pain and frustration that accompanies the chronic condition.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has received a $1.4 million grant to collect data that will help health officials better understand and prevent violent deaths.
Mercy Community Healthcare is offering free flu shots to the public on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 1-3 p.m. at Natchez Social (233 Natchez Street), the Community Center at Franklin Community Church.
Nichole Volk, a native of Illinois who has nearly two decades of health care marketing experience, was recently named director of marketing and business development at Williamson Medical Center.
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Franklin will unveil its new name and brand as part of its company’s name change and rebranding initiative.
Tennessee ranks ninth in the United States in the percentage of children who had a major depressive episode in the last year, but 50th on ensuring these youth receive treatment, according to the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth.
The Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department is reminding residents to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when setting clocks back on Sunday, Nov. 4.
Michael Smalley was 18 years old when his journey with Lupus began. Diagnosed while a student at the University of Alabama, he battled the disease with chemotherapy, steroids and multiple surgeries, including open heart surgery at the age of 37.
Williamson Medical Center, along with surgeons from the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee, will offer patients a first-hand look at new CT-guided technology that is making shoulder replacement more precise and helps restore patients’ quality of life.
The Lantern at Morning Pointe and Kindred Hospice have partnered to provide a Virtual Dementia Tour on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4-7 p.m.
"Do not take other medications without checking with your doctor or pharmacist.” That warning, standard on every little orange prescription bottle, is more than friendly advice.
The 21st District Recovery Court Board of Directors will host its Eighth Annual Community Breakfast on Monday, Oct. 29, to fundraise in support of the 21st District Recovery Court.
Bridges Domestic Violence Center, the only domestic violence (DV) organization in Williamson County, is looking to share more about its program and to shine light on the troubling issue of DV during the domestic violence month of October.