“…We are so grateful to each of you for the work you do towards the ambitious goal of improving health care in our state, and we believe that by improving collaboration on these projects within our communities, we can attain this goal for all Tennesseans…” – Dr. MannyLearn More
We are very excited to return to Memphis to host our next health screening event and food distribution! Join us on Saturday, April 28th, from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Raleigh Assembly of God Church!Learn More
"We were so grateful for the opportunity to partner with Lipscomb University to host our candidates for governor for a substantive conversation on such an important issue for folks across the state. It means so much that the candidates at our forum were able to express their visions for improving the health of Tennesseans with such a genuine interest." - Dr. MannyLearn More
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
We are steadily making our way throughout the state! Keep an eye out for our Health Fairs!Learn More
Family History of Heart Disease? Here’s What to Do About It “…However, it’s important to realize that genes don’t act alone. The emerging field of epigenetics studies how your lifestyle, including diet, exercise, weight and even pollution and exposure to pesticides can influence if and how genes express themselves, says Dr. Regina Druz, a board-certified cardiologist in Mineola, New York. ‘These environmental interactions with genes are more powerful that simply having a “blueprint” genetic makeup that predisposes you to heart disease,’ she says…”
Which Is Better for Weight Loss, a Low-Fat Diet or a Low-Carb Diet? “There’s long been debate over whether low-fat or low-carb diets are better for weight loss. Some dieters swear by plans that eliminate grains, fruits and other carbohydrates, while others defend diets that cut down on red meat, dairy and other fatty foods. So who’s right?..”
Middle age is not too late to increase cardiac fitness, studies show “… ‘I ask my patients: If there was a pill that could increase your strength, balance, and endurance while reducing the risks of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, Alzheimer’s and many cancers, would you take it?’…”
Obesity Shaved Almost a Year Off U.S. Life Expectancy, Study Says “Rising obesity rates in the U.S. may be responsible for as many as 186,000 deaths per year, according to a new analysis. The U.S. has seen only relatively modest improvements in mortality rates over the past couple decades, despite public health victories including major reductions in smoking…”
10 ways ideas about healthy eating have changed, and why that’s good “…But there have been exciting shifts in what it means to eat well, shaped both by modern culinary style and bona fide nutritional science. They’ve been building for years but now have a definite form. This is a change that is real, compelling and refreshing…”