My Southern Health
Apr. 24, 2017—In 2012, the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommended that men of all ages should not be routinely screened for levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA). These are the blood tests to detect the possibility of prostate cancer.
Apr. 24, 2017—The words “coronary artery disease” immediately make us think of people in their 60s, 70s and beyond. But a 30-year population study shows clearly that what we do in our early adult life will impact our health later on, said lead author Jeffrey Carr, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Apr. 14, 2017—April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Read one family's story about how distracted driving impacted them.
Mar. 17, 2017—A gluten-free diet is not a weight-loss solution. Here's what it treats and how.
Feb. 28, 2017—Hay fever can pose more of a challenge in Southern cities. Here’s why and what to do about it.
Feb. 28, 2017—People who have dealt with cancer may also need to take special care of their hearts. Here’s how.
Feb. 22, 2017—Getting the entire family committed to healthier eating might seem overwhelming, but with a few small changes, you can make a big difference.
Dec. 15, 2016—Macular degeneration is common in people older than 55, but lifestyle influences who gets i
Oct. 21, 2016—Know how to help prevent bronchiolitis and how to treat this prevalent winter illness before it strikes.
Oct. 7, 2016—Anxiety in children can be hard to detect. Learn how to tell the difference between normal nervousness and true anxiety.