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This column was originally titled, “Do you have chronic inflammation?” I decided to go ahead and provide the presumptive answer. All of us do have this fateful condition to some degree. Why do I call it a “fateful condition”?  Read on.

Joint pain is misdiagnosed or mislabeled more often than most people would imagine. There can be a number of reasons for pain that appears to be coming from a joint. The cause is not always arthritis.  Calling joint pain arthritis is a simplistic answer to what can be a complicated problem. 

The Tennessee state legislature approved the Medicaid Shared Savings Plan this month. The plan is a first-of-its-kind agreement that achieves two goals: to reward Tennessee for its sound management and efficiency in the Medicaid program with additional funding, allowing Tennessee to keep mor…

COVID-19 is nothing to make light of.  It is a very contagious virus that has the potential to have devastating effects in the body, even to the point of causing death. Besides the illnesses and unfortunate deaths that have resulted from this virus, its impact on the economy of the world has…

Last year in this column I wrote about how important it is to supplement Vitamins C, D and zinc for the possible prevention and treatment aspects related to COVID-19. These natural vitamins and mineral supplements have been shown to be helpful and reported widely in news reports and medical …

After the round of winter weather and Arctic air that Middle Tennessee experienced for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, a likely warming trend will take our high temperatures into the upper 50s by Wednesday afternoon.

Non-profit organizations have been hit especially hard during the pandemic. Fundraisers were cancelled, volunteers were in quarantine and staff had to learn how to navigate a difficult and unprecedented situation.