Health officials are now reporting they’ve found the first human case of West Nile virus in Davidson County. Infected mosquitos were found in Goodlettsville, Hermitage and Antioch over the summer. The person with West Nile lives in Antioch, but no other details are being released at this time.
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Men in Tennessee still have a way to go in improving their health, according to a Vanderbilt report released Tuesday. It showed Fs in cancer-related deaths but As in heart disease.
Tennessee Republican Bob Corker’s GAIN Act has passed the Senate. As WPLN’s Nina Cardona reports, it’s a plan to spur development of new antibiotics that work on drug-resistant “superbugs.”
Come February, McGavock High School will be transformed into a massive health clinic for two days. Medical, dental and vision services will be offered to an estimated 2,000 people, all free of charge.
State health officials say there’s no evidence of any outbreak in illness stemming from last month’s flooding.
As Washington lurches toward a final decision on healthcare overhaul, Tennessee Congressman Marsha Blackburn is digging in her heels in opposition. And she says if Congress does pass the bill, some states still won’t go along.
A new report shows that many of Tennessee’s healthiest counties are in the midstate.
Vanderbilt University has claimed the lion’s share of stimulus funds spent on health research in Tennessee to date.
A local business called Change:Healthcare is offering consumer information on health and prescriptions via Twitter.
Next week, Tennessee will become one of the first states able to officially confirm cases of swine flu instead of sending tests to the Centers for Disease Control.