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Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to talk to thousands of patients about many aspects of their health. This is one of the more enjoyable aspects of my work. I find most people interesting to talk to.

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 differenc…

I just can't say enough good things about this forecast that I have for you. We get autumn kicked off in fine fashion with some beautiful weather across Middle Tennessee.

Nearly daily I encounter patients who have been taking ibuprofen, naproxen or acetaminophen on a daily or near-daily basis for ongoing pain. These patients finally come to our office in a search for answers. They are tired of taking drugs that help temporarily but do nothing to solve the und…

Autumn begins on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 8:30 a.m. The sun will rise almost directly in the east and set directly in the west that day. Daylight and nighttime hours are of almost equal length that day.

In the previous two weekly columns I have discussed a very simple yet effective weight loss plan I call E.S.P. Plan, or Eat Smaller Portions Plan. Notice it is not a diet. It is a long-term plan intended to produce long-term results.

Luke 6:31 “And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.”

When I think of fall, I think of vibrant orange, yellow, and green leaves, pumpkin recipes, and of course children returning to school. Here are some basic safety tips we can all follow to ensure the safety of students as they travel to and from school.

Last week I introduced a concept that is intended to help people lose weight with the least amount of stress and cost possible. This plan is not only simple and effective for most people, it is totally free. In fact, most people will save a considerable amount of money by following this plan.

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 differen…

A pretty good-looking weather pattern for this time of year will be with us through midweek with fair to partly sunny skies. The temperatures and humidity are not expected to be bad at all.

Most of us grew up with the idea that if we experience symptoms that were troubling, we should go to “the doctor” and the doctor would look at us, poke around, tap our knee, listen to our chest, perhaps draw some blood or take an X-ray, then confidently make a pronouncement of what is wrong …

Gov. Bill Lee recently called a special session of the state legislature to be held on Monday, August 10 — the first day of classes for Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City Schools. 

Health care is a matter of great importance to us all.  It should come as no surprise to anyone that access and the ever-increasing cost of care are among the greatest challenges facing our health care system today.