Tennessee one of three states to see increase in childhood obesity

Government report shows evidence of national decline overall, but 1 in 8 preschoolers still obese   More

Flu season hits early; officials urge vaccinations

According to CDC, the available vaccine is good match for most common flu strains currently circulating in U.S.   More

As costs rise and aid falls, food banks turn to area residents for help

Second Harvest and others use donations and volunteers to turn dollars into meals More

CDC says third Tennessean dies from fungal meningitis outbreak

Seven new TN cases of fungal meningitis identified since Wednesday afternoon bringing state total to 25 More

Health department stops tetanus shot clinics at disaster centers

Exposure to floodwaters does not increase risk for tetanus More

Tennessee just misses top 10 ranking of reported STD cases

Website claims 6 out of every 100 people living in the state have a sexually transmitted disease More

Commentary: Health care is a personal affair

Health care costs are skyrocketing, but one writer can’t help but wonder what kind of dent we can put into those costs if we could just eat the right foods, curb smoking habits and control our stress levels More
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