By HEATHER LISTHARTKE As women grow older, menopause is a time that can be frightening and confusing, but it is a natural process of our body. During menopause, the body produces less estrogen and progesterone.
By HEATHER LISTHARTKE We all age. It’s a fact of life. The thought of declining health, reduced energy, increased forgetfulness, and the incessant aches and pains that might come along the way, are enough for
Timothy Trone, M.D., right, administers a smell and taste test to Meghan Geiser as Justin Turner, M.D., Ph.D., left, Paul Russell, M.D., and Rick Chandra, M.D. discuss the case. (photo by Mandy Whitley) VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
The American Heart Association of Greater Nashville started gearing up for Go Red for Women month with its Patron Party on Jan. 26 in Franklin, and the Heart Gala on Jan. 28 in Nashville. The Patron Party was
The "donation blitz" at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center brought in toys off the hospital's wish list.
By ALEXANDRA MATZKO If you’re like me, then eating an indulgent meal feels like it’s made you gain about ten pounds. And, when you’re feeling guilty about unhealthy food already, you reach a point of throwing the
You have a sore throat. You feel achy and miserable. And you have a to-do list as long as a supermodel's legs. So naturally, you head to your doctor and ask for an antibiotic to
By HEATHER LISTHARTKE During the past several years, Tennessee has ranked as one of the unhealthiest states in the U.S. In fact, the entire Southeast portion of the United States ranks poorly. In 2014, Tennessee ranked
By Heather Listhartke Did you know that B-vitamins are one of the most important vitamins that our bodies need? If your body is low on B-12, you may feel forgetful, tired, weak, and dizzy or
By DONNA VISSMAN Former Olympic Lifter John Humble opened a fitness studio in Brentwood called Humble Fitness. If you ask Humble, he doesn't call himself a "trainer" but a "fitness specialist." With years of experience,