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Answers To Commonly Asked Questions About Orthodontic Care

Answers To Commonly Asked Questions About Orthodontic Care

By Dr. Mark Mappes, DDS, MS – Did you know, according to the American Association of Orthodontics (AAO), that nearly four million children in the United States and Canada are receiving orthodontic treatment? And while many parents know that orthodontic treatment results in a healthy, beautiful smile, many don’t realize the important long-term health benefits. As part of its commitment ... Read More »

Healthy Holidays To You!

Healthy Holidays To You!

By Karina Hammer, Certified Health & Wellness Coach It’s that time of the year again! It’s time to celebrate the holidays with parties, get-togethers, corporate dinners, and of course the endless family celebrations. While the holidays can sneak up on us, every year doesn’t mean the pounds have to follow. The average American will gain 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New ... Read More »

I Feel Better Than I Did When I Was 30!

I Feel Better Than I Did When I Was 30!

By Kellye N. Rice, DMD Here’s My Story Many of you have asked how I did it. How I lost over 100 pounds. And now I feel more energized than I have since I was 30. I am Dr. Kellye Rice and here’s my story. I have tried every possible program to lose weight over the last 30 years. Many ... Read More »

Health and Wellness Classes at Nashville Community Education

Health and Wellness Classes at Nashville Community Education

Nashville Community Education, an affordable enrichment program for adults in Middle Tennessee, is excited to offer some of their best health and wellness classes yet! This spring you’ll have plenty of opportunities to improve your health and overall wellbeing. Some highlights include: Beginning Yoga, Simple Plant-based Meals, and Mealtime Matters, a workshop about healthy, inexpensive meal prep! We’re also teaming ... Read More »

How to Handle Cancer Sadhguru Responds from a Yogic Perspective

How to Handle Cancer Sadhguru Responds from a Yogic Perspective

Every minute in the United States, there are 3 new cancer cases and 1 death caused by cancer. In 2016 alone, there are estimated 1,685,210 new cancer cases and 595,690 cancer deaths. The National Cancer Institute estimates overall annual costs for cancer treatment at $107 billion; $37 billion for direct medical costs, $11 billion for morbidity costs, and $59 billion for ... Read More »

KCA NEUROLOGY 2.0: The Modern Medical Appointment

By Gretchen Campbell, M.D. Once upon a time, doctors and patients had a direct relationship, unencumbered by large corporate interference. Doctors knew their patients, and spent the majority of their work directly for the benefit of those patients. They had few staff, maybe a spouse and one other person in the office. Patients took care of their bills the same day, ... Read More »

Stem Cell Therapy and Willie Nelson: Rebels by Their Own Rules

Stem Cell Therapy and Willie Nelson: Rebels by Their Own Rules

By Matt Reinstetle – Staff Writer    In the world of country music, few people march to the beat or their own drum – or better yet, guitar – quite like Willie Nelson. Nelson, 82, has been active in the country music scene since the mid 1950s and continues to tour. In the 1970s, country music was confined to a ... Read More »

Have Peace of Mind this Christmas

By Josh Smithson, Executive Director Being a caregiver to senior loved ones is a never-ending job. It’s one that requires time, patience, understanding, and flexibility. It is very easy to find yourself in a “full time” position of caregiver with only “part time” hours at your disposal. Many of us are representative of the “in between” generation. We have full time ... Read More »

Dr. Jaime Romero Recognized As 2016 Top Dentist for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

With sincere gratitude and appreciation, we are honored to share that Dr. Jaime A. Romero Jr. of Solace Oral Surgery has been recognized as a 2016 Top Dentist for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery by Nashville Lifestyles. The Top Dentists are selected based upon a database containing thousands of comprehensive evaluations fromA other dental professionals. These professionals are asked to consider the ... Read More »

It’s Never Too Late for Braces! Enjoy the Gift of Straight, Beautiful Teeth This Holiday

It's Never Too Late for Braces

By Dr. Mark Mappes, DDS, MS Thinking about getting braces? Experts say it’s never too late. These days, adults make up nearly half of orthodontic patients hoping to finally get the perfect smile they have always dreamed about. With longer life expectancies than previous generations and a greater awareness among adults that teeth can last a lifetime, today’s adults are taking ... Read More »

How to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

How to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

By Pediatric Associates of Franklin The best way to prevent the spread of germs this holiday season is by incorporating healthy and hygienic practices into your daily routine. Most often, germs are transmitted through physical contact and the exchange of bodily fluids. Organisms and bacteria can survive for short periods of time on everyday objects that are frequently touched, such as ... Read More »

ACCIDENTAL INJURIES (WHAT TO DO?)

ACCIDENTAL INJURIES (WHAT TO DO?)

By David E. High, Attorney-At-Law If you are injured due to the negligence of another person or entity, it is very important that you do the following: 1.    Seek immediate and prompt emergency medical care; 2.    Photograph the accident scene or have someone photograph it as soon as possible (evidence disappears); 3.    Seize any important evidence; 4.    Obtain the names, ... Read More »

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome

By Chris Taleghani, M.D., M.B.A. – Board-Certified Neurosurgeon, Pinnacle Surgical Partners Most people expect surgery to be the end of their nagging discomfort, and the solution to their troubles. While it is undesirable and inconvenient, surgery is sometimes the best or only answer to easing chronic and debilitating pain. But when a person is misdiagnosed and surgery is performed, the issue ... Read More »

7 Tips for Self-Care during the Holidays

By Kenith L. Robins, PhD and Lisa Webb, D.Psy, MPH The holidays are intended for families and special friends to come together and celebrate.  Unfortunately, commercialism at times invokes much more stress than pleasure during this time of year. Events and parties have us rushing, healthy diets are tossed aside and our sleep patterns are often overlooked. For many this ... Read More »

The Five Most Effective Marketing Efforts to Increase Patient Volume and Grow Your Medical Practice

The Five Most Effective Marketing Efforts to Increase Patient Volume and Grow Your Medical Practice

By Michaela Walker Vattimo and Ashleigh Henry Kent Whether you are a new business owner or an established medical practice, continual marketing is key to growing your business and developing your persona within the community. Before writing this article, we reached out to a professional branding company and asked a few questions about which marketing vehicles create the best ROI for ... Read More »

How To Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions The Holistic Way: Dr. Karen Phillip Shares How To ReTrain Your Brain For Success

The Holistic Way

The New Year is the time we reassess our position and make a committed effort to change or improve life or ourselves. Early in the New Year is the time when we can look at past issues and decide we will no longer tolerate the same behaviors of others or even ourselves. The New Year is a perfect time to ... Read More »

The Health & Wellmobile is Coming to Nashville and WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

The Health & Wellmobile is Coming to Nashville

Now Accepting Sponsor Partners for 2017! Your business can be part of providing basic Health Screenings, Scans and Education Where Consumers Work, Live and Play By Elizabeth Kelley What is it? The Health & Wellmobile, made possible by several local partner sponsors, is a massive consumer health education and wellness screening program designed to promote healthier living among local community ... 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 unfolds, I am reminded of all the times I have leaned on my Creator. I am about to be very vulnerable and transparent in hopes that what I am about to share with you will be helpful and encourage you to keep on ... Read More »

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

By Karen Pashley We don’t need a calendar to tell us the holiday season is officially here. In the blink of an eye, merchants swapped the pumpkins and scarecrows for snowmen and glittering baubles. Announcements of sales we simply cannot miss are flooding our inboxes, and the race is on to create Christmas memories worthy of a Norman Rockwell painting. The ... Read More »

CONCUSSIONS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

By Gretchen Campbell, M.D. – What is a concussion? A concussion is a head injury resulting in symptoms such as confusion, headaches, dizziness, memory loss, and fatigue. Later, the person may experience additional symptoms including imbalance, personality changes and difficulty sleeping. Sometimes there is loss of consciousness immediately after the trauma, or consciousness may be maintained. Why types of injuries ... Read More »

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