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An action plan to protect health helps prevent serious heart problems

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February, American Heart Month, is time for us to remember our New Year’s resolutions for better health, and to focus our efforts on having a healthy heart. Heart disease is on the rise, especially in women. It accounts for one in three deaths each year among women.


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UTHSC’s Drs. Paul Hill and Jack Seeberg Discuss Aging on WKNO’s ‘The Best Times’

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UTHSC’s Dr. Paul Hill, Department of Psychiatry, talks about loneliness and aging, and Dr. Jack Seeberg, College of Dentistry, discusses caring for aging teeth.


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Hearing Loss with Aging may be Treatable, says Dr. Beth Humphrey

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Only about 20 percent of individuals who could benefit from treatment for hearing loss actually seek it out, said Beth Humphrey, AuD, CCC-A, a clinical associate professor in audiology in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


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Number of elders with addictions rising

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Paul B. Hill, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


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Get fit and stay that way in 2016

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“Start at a low level, and progress slowly,” advised J. Lee Taylor, director of Campus Recreation at UTHSC. “It’s always better to start out underdoing it, rather than overdoing it.” “Start at a low level, and progress slowly,” advised J. Lee Taylor, director of Campus Recreation at UTHSC. “It’s always better to start out underdoing… Read More


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SPRINT study likely to change BP treatment

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Pipkin says he feels great, thanks to the SPRINT study team members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). They worked with him to reduce his systolic blood pressure from about 140 to under 120, through a carefully monitored regimen of medication.


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Groups spread message among black women about breast health

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… an ambitious summit at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to battle the obstacles that have prevented some women in the African-American community from getting the diagnosis and treatment that could save their lives.


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Adults Need Vaccinations, Too

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Muneeza Khan, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.