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September 9, 2016 Congress Must Preserve Program That Has Helped Nearly A Half-Million Americans Quit Smoking

By Bill Frist, M.D. Smoking kills. The good news is today we have effective tools to fight it. But some are trying to take those tools away. Smoking is the number one killer and public health challenge today, causing more…

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CDC Urges Community-Wide Approach to Health NashvilleHealth and the Metro Public Health Department were pleased to recently host John Auerbach, director of policy with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for a candid discussion on reducing Nashville’s hypertension rates. Dr….

September 9, 2016 New collaboration takes aim at infant mortality in Nashville

By: Holly Fletcher The Metro Public Health Department, Tennessee State University and NashvilleHealth are putting together a collaboration to decrease the rates of infant mortality and preterm births in Davidson County. The collaboration is going to look at a variety of…