Tom Cook Jr. in front of the house he won in this year’s Home with Heart Raffle. (photo by Susan Urmy)

Third time’s the charm for Home with Heart Raffle winner

This year’s Home with Heart Raffle marked the third time that Willow Branch Homes has donated a home to support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Where Hope Began: Celebrating more than 20 years of the Carell family commitment to children

Until 2004, Nashville was the only city among the top 25 in the nation that didn’t have a freestanding hospital dedicated to serving children and their families.  

Source: Tennessee Department of Health (graphic by Diana Duren)

Rising syphilis cases prompt more testing during pregnancy

When found and treated early with antibiotics, syphilis is curable. Untreated syphilis can cause deafness, blindness and irreversible heart and brain damage.

Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, speaks at a sports injury treatment training event at Green Hill High School in Mount Juliet. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Alex Diamond to chair national high school sports medicine advisory committee

Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, was recently named the chair of the National Federation of State High School (NFHS) Associations Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.

Second-most used herbicide in the US linked to birth defect in national study 

At present, 44 countries, including the European Union, have banned or are phasing out atrazine due to concern for its negative effects on human health.

(image by Diana Duren)

Take the challenge to experience what it’s like to live with food allergies

The ‘Top 9 Food Challenge’ spotlights the challenge that 33 million Americans with food allergies have when choosing what to eat.

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