Dr. Manny was invited to Washington, D.C. to testify before the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Dr. Manny shared stories from meeting patients through our travels across the state of Tennessee and offered solutions to unleash the power of local communities to help others prevent chronic illness and avoid the high costs of healthcare.Learn More
We had a great time in Lawerenceburg providing free health screenings, fresh food, and education to hundreds of people from the community who turned out. A HUGE thank you to all of our partners, volunteers, and vendors for making this event a possibility.Learn More
We are so grateful to our partners, donors, volunteers, vendors, local health professionals, and everyone else who played a role in making it possible to host a successful health fair in Hancock County. It was a pleasure to serve over 300 people who came out from the community. We truly couldn't have done any of this without all of your generosity and support.Learn More
It was an incredible two-day health care Summit in Nashville.
Thank you to all of the speakers and participants involved.
Healthy Tennessee was honored to host you.
Thank you Volkswagen and all of our amazing volunteers for making our Chattanooga Health Fair such a success. We are all about boots on the ground!Learn More
We were so honored to be able to provide aid for the wildfire victims. Thank you to our 70 incredible healthcare professionals who volunteered!Learn More
We were so proud to partner with Second Harvest Food Bank and UnitedHealthcare at our October 29th Knoxville Health Fair! We screened more than 500 patients. We couldn't do this without our incredible volunteers from the Nashville area and UT Nursing. We could not do what we do without the power of the communityLearn More
We had the best time providing health screenings for the military and first responders in Smyrna, TN. Thank you for all you do!Learn More
Click to learn more about how we are trying to improve access to preventative healthcare across the state of Tennessee.Learn More
We affect positive health changes by offering Health Fairs across the state of Tennessee! Click below to see a VIDEO of us in action!Learn More
Read some of our Preventive Health Care Tips.Learn More
Ask Dr. Manny!Learn More
We are steadily making our way throughout the state! Keep an eye out for our Health Fairs!Learn More
How to Lower Your Blood Pressure “The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released new treatment guidelines that sharply lower the threshold for high blood pressure, also called hypertension. As a result, tens of millions of Americans now qualify for the diagnosis…”
How to Age Well “Getting older is inevitable (and certainly better than the alternative). While you can’t control your age, you can slow the decline of aging with smart choices along the way. From the foods you eat and how you exercise to your friendships and retirement goals — it all has an effect on how fast or slow your body ages…”
‘Detox’ from overly processed foods: Why and how to cut back “It’s the more heavily processed foods, snacks and meals high in added sugars, sodium and unhealthy fats that are the “problem” processed foods, as consuming too many of them can lead to health problems. Also known as “ultra-processed” foods, they are formulations of salt, sugar, oils and fats, as well as flavors, colors and other additives.”
Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years ago “The number of obese children and adolescents rose to 124 million in 2016 — more than 10 times higher than the 11 million classified as obese 40 years ago, in 1975. A further 213 million children and adolescents were overweight in 2016, finds a new study published Tuesday in the Lancet…”
Good Vegan, Bad Vegan “A vegan who consumes no animal products can be just as unhealthy living on inappropriately selected plant foods as an omnivore who dines heavily on burgers and chicken nuggets. A vegan diet laden with refined grains like white rice and bread; juices and sweetened drinks; cookies, chips and crackers; and dairy-free ice cream is hardly a healthful way to eat…”