Upcoming Health Fair: Sevier County

Our next health fair will be in Sevier County to provide relief to the victims of the recent fires. Join us on February 4th!

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Knoxville Health Fair

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 community

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Smyrna Military Appreciation Health Fair

We had the best time providing health screenings for the military and first responders in Smyrna, TN. Thank you for all you do!

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Healthy Tennessee

Click to learn more about how we are trying to improve access to preventative healthcare across the state of Tennessee.

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Healthy TN in Action!

We affect positive health changes by offering Health Fairs across the state of Tennessee! Click below to see a VIDEO of us in action!

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Healthy Tips for All

Read some of our Preventive Health Care Tips.

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Have a Health Question?

Ask Dr. Manny!

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Healthy Tennessee Visits Across the State – Coming Soon to You!

We are steadily making our way throughout the state! Keep an eye out for our Health Fairs!

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Opiate Addiction Affects the Next Generation Also

January 16, 2017

Babies Born Addiction to Opiates Perform Poorly in School, Study Says.  “Children born dependent on heroin and other opiates may be more likely to perform poorly academically as they get older, according to a new study from Australian researchers. Children born dependent on opiates suffer withdrawal and other health problems, including vomiting and diarrhea, shortly after birth. They are known to have high-pitched, inconsolable screams, and their symptoms can last days or even weeks. The new research adds another layer of context to their long-term health outlook. One recent study in the United States, where an opioid epidemic has swept… [Read More]

US News Ranks the Best Diets

January 09, 2017

US News Best Diets “U.S. News evaluated 38 of the most popular diets and identified the best. Find which top-rated diet is best for your health and fitness goals.” The report includes categories such as Best Diets Overall, Best Weight-Loss Diets, Best Commercial Diet Plans, Best Diabetes Diets, Best Diets for Healthy Eating, Best Fast Weight-Loss Diets, Best Heart-Healthy Diets, Best Plant-Based Diets, and Easiest Diets to Follow. Find out which one is best suited for you!

Weekly Health Spotlight: Ditch These Health Fads in 2017

January 03, 2017

Health Trends Not Worth Keeping in 2017 “Health trends come and go — some helpful, some not so helpful, and some downright dangerous. CBS News asked medical experts about some of the popular trends they recommend ditching in 2017…”

Weekly Health Spotlight: Protect Yourself From the Flu This Holiday Season

December 21, 2016

Holiday Activities May Increase Your Risk For Influenza  “It’s that time of year.  As many are mingling with large numbers of people while shopping, attending parties, participating in religious celebrations or traveling, the risk for encountering someone infected with influenza  increases.  At the same time, the influenza virus is beginning to affect more people as the winter flu season approaches its peak weeks for infection in Tennessee. ‘We all want to protect the people we love, and as we approach the time when risk for influenza infection is greatest, don’t we want to make sure we don’t give anyone a… [Read More]

Know What You’re Most At Risk For

December 13, 2016

Where You Live Determines What Kills You “Live in West Virginia or Kentucky? You’re more likely than most Americans to die of heart disease, cancer or a drug overdose. Residents of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi are most likely to succumb to diabetes, while people in the Rocky Mountain states of Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado have lower rates of both cancer and heart disease. A new county-by-county breakdown of what kills people in the U.S. finds big differences. Perhaps most startling, death rates from drug overdoses shot up by 1,000 percent in clusters of counties in six states: Kentucky, West Virginia,… [Read More]