Nashville Health Fair

We are so grateful to everyone who helped make our Nashville health fair a success!!

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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?

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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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Weekly Health Spotlight: Tennessee Teens work to Free State from Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction at FACT Summit

August 22, 2016

“More than 400 teens from across Tennessee gathered at the Sevierville Convention Center to take part in the Tennessee Department of Health’s first-ever FACT Summit, a statewide tobacco prevention conference for  youth. “FACT” stands for “Free and Clear Tennessee,” envisioning a state free of tobacco and nicotine addiction where everyone enjoys clear air…”

How much a Decade of Obesity Raises your Cancer Risk

August 22, 2016

Another reason to start that diet today! “The longer a woman is overweight or obese, the more her risk of cancer may increase along with the time. A new longitudinal study on postmenopausal women, published in the journal PLOS Medicine on Tuesday, reveals that the duration of having a high body mass index is linked to a higher risk of developing several types of cancer, from breast to endometrial…”

We couldn’t do what we do without the power of the community

August 21, 2016

Thank you so much to our volunteers for coming to our Nashville health fair yesterday! We wouldn’t be able to have events like this without you. Also thank you UnitedHealthcare, JUMP, Noft Art Collective, 92Q, and all our vendors for making yesterday such a success!

Health Care Gaps Widen Between Rich and Poor

August 15, 2016

Great article by Holly Fletcher in the Tennessean. Thanks for mentioning us! At Healthy Tennessee we believe that the future of prevention and healthier lifestyles lies in the power of the community, that is what we have shown across the state. “An explosion of new drugs, medical apps and an ever-expanding array of ways to get treatment are reinventing how people consume health care. Yet those who would most benefit from the latest technology simply can’t afford it…”

Do your kids know how to protect themselves from germs?

August 03, 2016

Avoid the “Back to School Plague” “As a first-grade teacher, Julie Miller is exposed to a horrifying number of germs on a daily basis. ‘I’ve been thrown up on; they sneeze and cough on me. And lost teeth are a real big thing for first-graders,’ said Miller, who teaches at Spring Hills Elementary in the suburbs of Chicago….”