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Heart Surgery Patient Care

Susie Tucker, RRT, Nicole Conaway, CEP, Chrystal Dickson, RDN, Jennifer Mealer, Physical Therapist Assistant, and...

What to Expect After Open Heart Surgery

Susie Tucker, RN,  Miranda Anthony, BSN, RN, Bonna Gollihugh, FNP, and Hannah Fish, RN, discuss...

The Mediterranean Diet & Heart Health—What’s the Connection?

When it comes to keeping your heart healthy, what you eat is important. But knowing...

3 Lessons to Teach Your Kids About Dental Health

You’ve probably heard that it’s easier to stick with healthy habits if we learn them...

Cardiac Rehab Heart Camp

On this week’s episode of We Talk Health, Laura Guidi, RN, Dr. Eric Sievers, Bonna...

Atrial Fibulation (AFIB)

Dr. Wright explains what AFIB is, what the heart experiences during AFIB, survival rates and...

Types of Diabetes

Dr. Claude Pirtle and Fred Sesti talk about symptoms of Diabetes, who’s at risk and...

ER Visit vs. Urgent Care Visit – Podcast

Dr. Mike Revelle, West Tennessee Healthcare’s Medical Director of Emergency Services, and David Kerns, ER...

What is Sepsis?

Dr. Mike Revelle, West Tennessee Healthcare’s Medical Director of Emergency Services, and David Kerns, ER...

What to Expect After a Knee Replacement

Undergoing any type of joint replacement, including a knee replacement, isn’t a decision people enter...

Love Yourself With a Dose of Self-Care

Odds are, if you’ve picked up a magazine or turned on a news program in...

2020 Health Challenge Month 2: Say Goodbye to Smoking

It’s a fact: Smoking is the single most preventable cause of death. If you’re a...

When Your Thyroid Is Out of Whack…

You probably never even think about your thyroid. Like most parts of our body, we...

Cold and Flu Season: Keeping Your Family Healthy When Someone Is Sick

Cold and flu season is running rampant in Tennessee. This brings to mind a common...

The 411 on How Many Fruits & Veggies You Need

Was one of your 2020 resolutions to change your eating habits? Fruits & veggies play...

2020 Health Challenge Month 1: Kick Up Your Step Count

If you’re like many Americans, you may have resolved to become a healthier version of...

Is Your Desk Setup a Friend or Foe to Your Health?

It’s a reality in America today—we spend a lot of time sitting. For most American...

What’s Causing Your Back Pain?

Do you have back pain? Is your back keeping you from doing everyday things that...

OB Hospitalist Program Means Increased Level of Care Close to home

Pregnant moms have a lot to think about as it is and where to go...

What to Do If You Think It’s the Flu

You’re sailing through the week’s to-do list when all of a sudden you feel achy...

Getting a Jumpstart on Healthy Resolutions for 2020

Already thinking of ways to improve your health and wellness in 2020? No need to...

Healthy Holiday Recipes

If you’re craving holiday sweets but trying to maintain a healthy diet, try out some...

A User’s Guide to Managing Stress

Stress is tough to handle at any time of the year, but the added pressures...

What Kind of Headache Is This?

Dealing with a headache today? You aren’t alone! In fact, in any given calendar year,...

Healthy Eating: How to Pack a Lunch With a Healthy Punch

When you think of “healthy eating,” it can be easy to begin feeling overwhelmed. But...

Physical Therapy: Not Just for Treating an Injury

You may have been prescribed physical therapy in the past to overcome the effects of...

Not Just the Flu Shot: Other Ways to Avoid the Flu

Each year, up to 20% of all Americans get the flu. And if you’ve ever...

Brain Boosters for Your Kids

Whether your little one is toddling around in your home or spending days in elementary...

How to Fight Back Against the Lower Back Pain Blues

If you’ve woken up with a twinge in your lower back or felt something “pull”...

7 Totally Doable Ways to Improve Your Health and Wellness

When we think about improving our health and wellness, “big picture” ideas often take centerstage—getting...

What Bit Me? A Look at Bug Bites & Stings

You might think that since fall has officially arrived, bug bites are on the way...

Achoo…What to Do About Fall Allergies

You might think that seasonal allergies only come around in the spring. But that’s not...

5 Steps to a Healthier Brain

Everyone knows that regular exercise and a healthy diet improve the health of your body....

What You Need to Know About Vaping

If you’ve turned on the news recently, you’ve heard some scary reports about vaping. Vaping,...

Back-to-school Basics, Health Edition

You might think that the back-to-school season has already come and gone. After all, we’re...

Would You Recognize the Signs of Opioid Abuse?

Seemingly everywhere we turn these days, opioid abuse is in the news. And for good...

The Importance of Sleep & Why You’re Not Getting Enough

You didn’t get enough sleep last night and find yourself in the worst mood this...

Distracted Driving 101

Each day in the United States, this type of driving causes more than 1,000 injuries...

Striking the Right Balance of Exercise

You know you need to exercise regularly in order to stay in your best health....

Medical Minute – The Importance of Sleep

As an adult, are you getting enough sleep? Studies show that adults need at least...

We Talk Health Podcast – Ep. 1 – Human Resources – Velma Pledge

We are incredibly excited to begin our “We Talk Health” Podcast!   This episode features...

Don’t Skip a Beat

September in the South means football, lots of football. It is also Atrial Fibrillation Awareness...

When Chest Pain Strikes, Every Minute Matters

When it comes to a heart attack, there is a saying that ‘time is muscle’...

‘Big City’ Care in the Heart of West Tennessee

The signs of a heart attack can be very different for men and women. One...

A Few Good Reasons Guys Should Pick Up a Good Habit.

Men’s Health Exercise is an important daily health activity for all individuals. The American College...

You Have the Power to Prevent Strokes

And it’s as easy as making a few good choices. Stroke remains the second leading...

Statewide Experts Address Infant and Maternal Concerns

A unique, wide-ranging group of national and state-level stakeholders met to highlight the statewide progress...