Postpartum depression occurs in 8-16% of births. Dr. Judith Overton, medical director at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, explains postpartum depression, symptoms, risk factors and treatments.
Commercials for the HPV vaccine are commonplace these days, but many people don’t know much about the disease itself.
Vee lives with multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease that affects her central nervous system. This is her story.
A pregnant woman needs to take precautions to ensure her health and her baby’s. That includes getting certain vaccinations — and avoiding others until after the birth.
Get to know the signs of ADHD, where to go if you notice these signs, and what you should expect for treatment.
Regularly scheduled well-child exams are the time for a pediatrician to assess whether a child’s growth and development is on track. Here’s what you need to know about them.
The list of vaccines that every child gets before age 2 can feel overwhelming, but parents should feel confident that they are doing the right thing for their children when it comes to immunizations.
20 years ago, 25% of Tennessee high school students smoked, but today’s teens have different habits. Find out why.
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.