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Whenever I hear something interesting, I often like to learn more about it. In the case of something unusual, I like to get to the bottom of it. When my research leads me to an interesting medical phenomenon, my interest is piqued even more.

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

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Americans marvel at the beauty of our country. We seem blessed to have it all, from arctic mountains to tropical waters. Tennessee contains incredible diversity too, including those iconic amber waves of grain and purple mountains.

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“Many Tennesseans assume their home and business insurance automatically covers damage from earthquakes.  They are wrong.” ~ Jim Hawkins

Drug and alcohol abuse remain a prevalent problem in our society today. The opioid crisis continues to reach epidemic proportions, and persistent efforts are being made to tackle this ongoing problem.

“And the turtles, of course...all the turtles are free, as turtles and, maybe, all creatures should be.” ― Dr. Seuss, Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

“WARNING: Hands-free devices do not eliminate cognitive distraction.” — “Understanding the Distracted Brain: Why Driving While Using Hands-Free Cell Phones is Risky Behavior,” National Safety Council White Paper

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Are you looking for useful ways to volunteer?  Do you want to invest in your community, but are unsure where your donations will do the most good?  Would you like to know more about the services non-profit organizations in your community provide?  Read on to discover how you can make a diffe…

We’ve all been there. Maybe we’re signing up for a cable package, or renting a car or opening a bank account. We sign a contract with a service provider — usually a large company — without really reading, or fully processing, its fine print.

If you have ever experienced nerve pain or know someone that has, this column is for you. Nerve pain, often called neuropathy or sometimes neuralgia or neuritis, can be a particularly aggravating condition.

We all want to operate at our best right? Especially when it comes to brain power. This week’s column brings you several valuable tips to help improve your mental function.