COVID-19 in Tennessee: Latest coronavirus cases, numbers, …

State reports 3,400 new cases, 154 new deaths The Tennessee Department of Health announced 3,400 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours on Wednesday. To date, … See more

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How a new model of health care improves outcomes while …

WEBSanitas began opening centers in Middle and West Tennessee in late 2020, expanding access to primary care and providing preventive care, urgent care and chronic disease management.

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Tennessee ranks near bottom in helping struggling families, children

WEBTennessee ranks 49th among U.S. states in helping struggling families and children, Vanderbilt report shows. A new report from early childhood policy experts at Vanderbilt University finds that

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Ascension hospitals aim for full cyberattack recovery by June 14

WEB0:00. 0:59. Nearly one month after a cyberattack devastated Ascension hospitals and clinics nationwide, the health care company announced that it restored electronic health records access at its

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Nashville hospitals recovering from cyberattack, unsure of timeline

WEBWhat Ascension patients should expect. In addition to the electronic health records systems being down, some systems used to order certain tests, procedures and medications are inaccessible.

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Abortion pill mifepristone faces challenges in conservative states

WEBAfter the Dobbs decision in 2022 ended the federal right to abortion, 14 states enacted near total bans on the procedure.Mifepristone and misoprostol have allowed some women continued access to

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Nashville conference discusses health care lag behind tech …

WEBHealth leaders stress tech struggle, mergers, social responsibility at Nashville conference. Health care industry leaders gathered recently to discuss some of their most pressing issues, from new

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What is class III obesity

WEBWhat is obesity? According to the World Health Organization, as of 2022, 2.5 billion adults 18 and older were overweight, including more than 890 million adults who were considered obese.. The

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Examination of racial inequality in Nashville's healthcare

WEBAfrican American respondents were nearly five times more likely (14.6%) to report feeling discrimination when seeking healthcare in Metro Nashville compared to white respondents (3.1%). And nearly

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Health risks abound when swimming: How to stay safe from disease

WEBSince 2009, more than 2,700 people have become ill in more than 100 outbreaks at such outdoor water spots that had not been treated with chlorine or did not have filtration systems, according to

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Mark Chesnutt: Country singer rushed into heart surgery, cancels …

WEBChesnutt was slated to perform in Louisiana and Texas on June 21 and 22. He was also on the lineup for Dauphin's Countryfest in Manitoba, Canada, on June 30.

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Black maternal health crisis: Improve dental care for pregnant …

WEBOne study indicates 80% of OB/GYNs and certified nurse midwives acknowledge oral health is an important part of optimal prenatal care, yet just 53% report having oral health-related questions on

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Middle Tennessee community preps for HBCU Wellness health …

WEBFree health and wellness services will be available to Sumner County residents of all ages later this month. Screenings for pediatrics, dental and adult health, plus other financial workshops

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Health care: Oracle co-founder is right on Nashville being the center

WEBOracle's Larry Ellison is right that Nashville is the center of health care’s future Oracle is set to call Nashville home to its world headquarters, a testament to the city’s deep history

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Older Americans in Tennessee lack equitable access to health care

WEBHalle M. Holloway, APRN, MSN, FNP-C, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner at CenterWell Senior Primary Care in Tennessee. We must continue to address the significant health disparities

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Mental health is just as important as physical health Opinion

WEBThroughout history, physical health has been given much more importance than mental health, and while it is getting better, there is still much work to be done. However, no matter how much

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Ballad Health merger: 6 things to know

WEBMedical monopoly in rural Appalachia: 6 things to know about the Ballad Health merger. An unusual and controversial merger of two competing hospital systems in northeast Tennessee is raising fears

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Nashville transportation referendum: Plan improves residents' health

WEBOpinion: The four pillars of the plan -- signals, sidewalks, bus service and safety -- will help mental and physical health and reduce injuries.

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Amid Tennessee heat, what temperature should you set your A/C to

WEBSet the temperature to what feels comfortable for you and your household. Consider the health conditions of the people in your home. Think about how well insulated your home is against heat.

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What is Oracle and what do they do

WEBOracle Corp ., the American software company, will be building its world headquarters in Nashville. The company's move to Music City has been years in the making. In 2021, Metro Council members

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For King & Country's Luke Smallbone nearly died from illness

WEBFor King & Country's Luke Smallbone nearly died from illness. Luke Smallbone went from 185 pounds to 125 pounds because of a digestive disorder. His cellphone chirped and a text popped up while he

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12 Black artists shaping country music’s future

WEB12 Black artists shaping country music’s future. Matthew Leimkuehler Dave Paulson Nashville Tennessean. Published 3:01 AM PDT Sep. 23, 2021 Updated 11:55 AM PST Jan. 12, 2022. These Black

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Nashville Covenant shooting: Judge targets media, keeps public in …

WEBOne revelation, for example, from the leaked records, is that the shooter, Audrey Hale, told her mental health providers at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital multiple times that she wanted to be a

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Nashville First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill: New pastor on activism

WEBThe Rev. Shane Scott was recently installed as the new pastor of First Baptist Church, Capitol Hill, a well-known Black Baptist church known for its leading role in civil rights activism.

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Tennessee top cop talks about after 46 years on job, being hands on

WEBAs he began his career, Parker said he always knew one day, he wanted to be a police chief. After retiring as a captain from the Williamson County Sheriff's Office in 2017, he was able to realize

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