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Are you listening to me?

Practical advice for everyday problems from top local Psychologist, Dr. Lisa Webb Q: My husband never listens to what I have to say. He says he “hears me” but then he does whatever he wants anyway. How can I get him to pay attention? Although my answer may seem contradictory to what you are asking, I would say the first ... Read More »

Relating to a child with Asperger’s Syndrome

April is National Autism Awareness Month. Autism, or Asperger’s Syndrome, is on the increase. Here’s some advice on how to recognize and relate to someone with the condition. Individuals who have been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome are unique in that they usually demonstrate average or above-average intelligence, but they often have problems interacting with others. They tend to have difficulty relating ... Read More »

Cervicogenic Headaches and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Cervicogenic Headaches and How Physical Therapy Can Help

By Amy Morris, PT, DPT, COMT, STAR Physical Therapy, Tullahoma, TN Have you ever had a headache that didn’t get better with use of medication? Have you wondered why you sometimes wake in the morning with a headache or feel a headache coming on after working in front of a computer screen or even after being on your cell phone for ... Read More »

How to find the best real Protein bars

Protein bars are a great way to help ensure proper nutrition when on the go. Protein is one of our most essential nutrients, and protein bars are concentrated, easy-to-carry, nutrientdense ways for us to give our bodies what they need the most. It’s important to pay attention to the labeling of these products. What many protein bars today actually are ... Read More »

The Very Greatest: The Final Fight of Muhammed Ali and the Future of Stem Cell Therapy for COPD

The Very Greatest

There isn’t much debate when it comes to the legacy of Muhammed Ali. He was, as he often claimed, “the greatest” boxer of his era, winning his first Olympic Gold medal at the age of 18. And, he was a rebel too. As a civil rights vanguard, he blatantly refused the draft leading to his arrest and the stripping of ... Read More »

Pelvic Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

By Dawn Kuiper Duck, PT, DPT, Cert MDT, WHCC STAR Physical Therapy – Franklin, TN Pelvic physical therapy is a nonsurgical and nonpharmacological approach to the rehabilitation of pelvic problems including urinary incontinence, urinary frequency and urgency, pelvic pain (pain in the lower abdomen, perineum, vulva/vagina), painful menstruation or cyclical pelvic pain and painful sex. This sub-specialty of physical therapy ... Read More »

Early Detection of All Cancers is Vital

Early Detection of All Cancers is Vital

By Kellye N. Rice, DMD Early detection is the first and foremost defense in treating any kind of cancer. Oral cancer is no different. Dental examinations, when properly done and which include a screening for oral cancer, will save lives. Early cancer screening Cancer research in all categories has found that the first and foremost defense in treating cancer is ... Read More »

Nashville: a city working hard to improve itself

Nashville: a city working hard to improve itself

A recent survey portrayed Nashville as a pretty average place to live. Is that the case? Paul England looks at what Nashville has to offer and what is being done, or could be done, to make it even better. Additional research by: Christiana Muir Nashville residents, in the main, are justifiably proud of their city. It has a lot going ... Read More »

‘I Can’t Focus…What’s Wrong with Me?’

By Heather Horton, MD, Neurologist ADHD – attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – is the official, medical term for what was once called ADD. The condition affects approximately 10 million adults. In this article, we’ll look at how the condition is diagnosed and the options for treatment. ‘I have difficulty focusing, but I am too old to have attention deficit hyperactivity ... Read More »

Don’t Be Forced to Divorce

Don’t Be Forced to Divorce

Obeying What God Asks Me To Do For HIM! By Faith Groves As this story of my life begins to unfold, I am reminded of all the times I have leaned on my Creator. I have to be honest with you, I am about to be very vulnerable and transparent in hopes that what I am about to share with you ... Read More »

Orthodontic Treatment Q&A

Orthodontic Treatment Q&A

Q: If my teeth have been crooked for years, why do I need orthodontic treatment now? A: There’s no time like the present, and healthy teeth can be moved at any age. Orthodontic treatment can create or restore good function, and teeth that work better usually look better, too. A healthy, beautiful smile can improve self-esteem, no matter your age. ... Read More »

Engineer Yourself Out of Depression

Depression is a Large Problem in Tennessee The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 10 adults in the United States suffer from some form of depression. The federal health agency identified Tennessee as one of the top 10 states with the highest rates of depression, psychological distress and other indicators of poor mental health, with ... Read More »

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Brain

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Brain

By Chris Taleghani, M.D., M.B.A. – I am writing this month’s article for two reasons. First, it might give you a bit extra knowledge to share with family as you are spending time together around the dinner table this holiday season. Additionally, I hope it gives you something more to think about as you conclude one year and prepare for a ... Read More »

Accident Injuries From Drunk Drivers (WHAT TO DO?)

Accident Injuries From Drunk Drivers (WHAT TO DO?)

By David E. High, Attorney-At-Law Unfortunately, thousands of people are arrested every year in our community for driving under the influence. It is a crime in Tennessee to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs (even legally prescribed drugs). It is also against the law to drive in Tennessee with a blood alcohol level of .08% or higher. Unfortunately, many ... Read More »

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the nation’s second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. when men and women are combined; however, it is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented. Through colorectal cancer screening, doctors can find and remove hidden growths (called “polyps”) in the colon, before they become cancerous. Removing polyps can prevent cancer. The American Cancer Society ... Read More »

Is America Addicted to Prescription Drugs?

Is America Addicted to Prescription Drugs?

Drugs, drugs everywhere, and we’re not talking about the illicit kind, but those available legally on prescription. Based on a depressing mountain of statistics produced by a wide array of government and private institutions, maybe the “War on Drugs,” launched by Richard Nixon in 1971, needs to be re-launched, this time with a new enemy: Prescription Drugs. Paul Rowney, reports. ... Read More »

Preconception Care

Preconception Care

By Tiffanee Lenzi, MD, PhD, FACOG, FACMG Tennessee Maternal Fetal Medicine Why is preconception care important? A woman’s health at the time of conception has important implications for the pregnancy. A preconception visit may identify risk factors for pregnancy complications and allow for modifications in medical treatment or lifestyle that maximize the probability of a healthy pregnancy. The first 8 ... Read More »

Peripheral Neuropathy: Don’t Just Mask the Pain, Unmask the Cause 

Peripheral Neuropathy

By Gretchen Campbell, M.D. There are lots of reasons for foot pain. Sometimes it is due to structural issues such as fallen arches, it could be due to poor circulation, or it could be due to a condition referred to as Peripheral Neuropathy. What is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral Neuropathy is simply a condition whereby the nerves have been damaged. It is ... Read More »

Creating Jobs for America

Creating Jobs for America

A New and Exciting U.S.-China Healthcare and Economic Cooperation Joint Venture with Newly Appointed CEO, Dr. Ming Wang Aier Eye Hospital—the largest private eye hospital group in China, currently holding 10% of the entire China eye care market—has recently become a leading example of the major companies in China who are entering the U.S. market. Dr. Ming Wang, MD, PhD., the ... Read More »

Health & Wellness Within Your Walls: How Quality Design Affects Your Quality of Health

Health & Wellness Within Your Walls

By Natalie Creel, Dead Horse Branding When leading Nashville celebrity designer Kathy Anderson of Anderson Design Studio designs spaces, she is not just concentrating on the incredible design of the project, she has a very big beneficial health and wellness aspect behind her creative mind. We have heard the rumors that colors can affect your mood, space can enhance the ... Read More »

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