Everybody has days they feel sad, anxious, scared or angry. How do you know when your mental health has reached a point where you should seek medical help?
In Tennessee, 1 in every 5 people is an ethnic or racial minority, but many don’t know if or how they are affected by health disparities.
Bad health claims can look just as legitimate as the good ones online. So how can a person with no medical or scientific training know what to believe? Here’s a guide.
Colorectal cancer can be prevented or treated successfully when caught early up to 92% of the time, yet it is still the third leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Why? “People don’t get their screenings when they should,” says colorectal surgeon Dr. Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero. It’s as simple as that.
Cancer patients need as much strength as possible to heal, yet 80% of cancer patients suffer from malnutrition. Here is some information for cancer patients and caregivers about ways to incorporate the right nutrients into a patient’s diet.
In the last 40 years, cervical cancer has declined by more than 50% because of the pap test, yet 15% of Tennessee women still don’t get screened. Here’s what a screening entails and why you should get one.
Family history can tell you a lot about how to stay healthy. We may be able to suppress bad genes or activate good ones if we practice healthy habits. The first step to using that knowledge to your advantage: creating a family medical history.
Why do we think health start at the tonsils? The fact is that your oral health affects your systemic health and vice versa. Here’s how.
When Alzheimer’s Disease strikes, everyone’s thoughts naturally go to the person who’s received the diagnosis. But people who will be caregivers need support as well.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Tennessee. Dr. Phillip Burns offers 7 things women should know about breast cancer.