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Zeal for Teal Luncheon Brings Awareness to Ovarian Cancer
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The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be general and often mimic other diseases.  Symptoms such has bloating, pelvic or abdominal pain, back pain, fatigue, and feeling full quickly.  That's why...
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Wall Breaking Ceremony to Remodel OB Floor at Saint Thomas Midtown
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Saint Thomas Health executives, physicians, nurses and staff members picked up a sledgehammer and busted through a wall at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital.  The ceremonial wall breaking signified t...
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Young adults, women experience only slight declines in heart disease deaths
American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Study Highlights Heart disease deaths have declined dramatically over the past three decades in people over age 65. Improvements in de...
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Saint Thomas Health Offers FREE Breastfeeding Clinic
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Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital is now offering a FREE Breastfeeding Outreach Clinic to support, educate, and encourage breastfeeding while helping to improve the health of the community. It is for new ...
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Uric Acid May Lessen Women’s Disability After Stroke
American Heart AssociationUric acid – a chemical at high levels can lead to serious illness – may lessen women’s disability afterstroke, according to new research in the American Hea...
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Join Jenny to Fight Lung Cancer
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Jenny White was hit hard with a diagnosis of lung cancer nearly five years ago.   She didn’t smoke and wondered how in the world she got lung cancer.  After being diagnosed, she q...
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Saint Thomas Medical Partners Welcomes Elizabeth Lindsey, M.D.
Saint Thomas Health is pleased to announce the addition of Elizabeth Lindsey, M.D., to Saint Thomas Medical Partners. Dr. Lindsey was born and raised in South Carolina. She attended Bowdoin College i...
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MammoPalooza Offers Saint Thomas Health Associates Free Screenings
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Around a hundred Saint Thomas Health associates and their family members got FREE mammograms for one day.  It’s the 12th Annual Associate Mammogram Screening event called “MammoP...
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Go Red for Women Wellness Expo & Luncheon 2015
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It was one of the largest Go Red For Women Wellness Expo and Luncheons in Nashville’s history.   About 500 women, nearly all in red, learned about wellness and heart health at the latest ...
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Women active a few times weekly have lower risk of heart disease, stroke and blood clots
American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Middle-aged women who are physically active a few times per week have lower risks of heart disease, stroke and blood clots than inactive ...
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Ladies: Watch the Salt
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When you think about high blood pressure, also called hypertension, men usually come to mind. But, according to the American Heart Association, after a woman begins going through hormonal ch...
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Shedding Pounds After the Baby Bump
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This is a major topic of discussion for women who recently gave birth. While many want to lose the baby weight in a hurry, Dr. Robert Jackson, an internist at Saint Thomas Health in Nashville, says ta...
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The History of Breast Cancer, by Dr. Lisa S. Bellin
Today, everyone knows that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But just 28 years ago, Breast Cancer Awareness Month was taking place for the first time…and 100 years ago, there were very ...
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Breast Cancer Study By Saint Thomas Health Physician Points To Promising New Treatment Options
Research by a Saint Thomas Health physician may eventually change the way breast cancer is treated – and help many Nashville-area women get therapy that is customized to their particular conditi...
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Is a Midwife Right For You?
Is a midwife right for you and your baby? Find out – at 5 p.m. on Oct. 9, Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital will hold a Midwife Meet-and-Greet in the Family Learning Center for women who are conside...
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Two Saint Thomas Health Hospitals Voted #1 Place to Have a Baby
More Middle Tennessee mothers choose Saint Thomas Midtown for the birth of their child than any other hospital in the region. The reasons for our popularity are simple. No other healthcare system prov...
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