Daughter taking care of mother with Parkinson's disease.
Brain & Memory | Breakthroughs

Making progress: Treating movement disorders with deep brain stimulation

Though not a cure, deep brain stimulation, or DBS, offers an innovative approach to managing Parkinson’s.

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Cancer | Smoking

The emotional side of being screened for lung cancer

Experts hear some common fears from patients. Here they offer some reassurance.

Woman exercising and managing cardiovascular health.
Heart & Vascular | Prevention

The My Southern Health Guide to Cardiovascular Health

Follow this advice to get on the path to cardiac wellness.

pedestrian safety
Children | Safety

How to make back to school a safer time

Child-pedestrian incidents are increasing as kids go back to school. Here’s how to keep everyone safe.

fall prevention tips August 14, 2019

Fall prevention strategies for seniors — they’re not what you think

Falling is not a normal part of aging yet injures so many seniors each year. Here's how to lessen the risk.

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Aging Well Caregivers Prevention Safety

heat-related illness August 14, 2019

Understand and prevent heat-related illness

Heat stroke can lead to death. As athletes head to practice, know how this heat-related illness develops.

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Safety Teens

August 13, 2019

Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Kebobs with Herbs

Take advantage of fresh summer vegetables by grilling them, kebob-style.

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Recipes

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Recipe: Grilled fruit

Brush fruit with a few simple ingredients, then grill. The results: healthy, sweet desserts.

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Recipes

How to Talk to Children About Shootings August 5, 2019

How to talk to children about mass shootings

With news of mass shootings everywhere, shielding children may not be possible.

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Children

August 4, 2019

Parents are an important part of child’s healthcare team

Partnering with children's healthcare providers is a mutually beneficial partnership.

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Children Teens

Know the symptoms of head and neck cancer July 29, 2019

Know the symptoms of head and neck cancer

Be aware of these symptoms of head and neck cancer, and know when to seek medical attention.

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Cancer Prevention

exercise and stress relief July 29, 2019

4 ways to use exercise for stress relief

We can't eliminate stressful things from life, but exercise is a powerful weapon for combating stress.

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Fitness Mental Health Prevention

headaches in children July 25, 2019

Going back to school can literally be a headache

The transition from summer break to classes can cause pain. Here’s why and what to do.

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Children Teens

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