Health officials are offering resources like quit programs and the number to a confidential quit line, to provide users with a two-week supply of nicotine replacement patches and an addiction counselor.
Minority communities are still disproportionately impacted when it comes to H-I-V and other medical conditions. now one local organization has launched a new program to help close the gap.
Experiments done in specially engineered mice found that certain immune cells in the small intestine tended to slow down metabolism and send ingested food to be stored as fat rather than converting it to energy.
Because of a recent report on the link between smoking and heart disease, cardiologists are being urged to take a lead role when it comes to helping their patients break the habit.
Republican U.S. Rep.-elect Mark Green has since walked back the comments he made Tuesday at a town hall, saying he encourages families to vaccinate their children.
The doors open this weekend for the community to take a tour and find out more about the new Children's Hospital Kennedy Outpatient Center. We took a look inside
The flu season is here and there's now a new option when it comes to treatment. We talk to a local doctor about the latest drug approved by the FDA to treat influenza.
Diabetes — which can lead to blindness, kidney failure, heart problems, neuropathic pain and amputations — now affects 9 percent of all adults worldwide, up from 5 percent in 1980.
According to the TDH, the most heavily impacted areas are Nashville and Chattanooga. One death has been reported in East Tennessee.
At just 23 years old, breast cancer wasn't on Brittany Hanks' radar and she was a lot younger than the recommended age of 45 to get annual mammograms.
The illness called Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) causes various forms of paralysis and appears to be linked to a virus similar to Polio. There is no vaccine for the virus linked to AFM.
Channel 3 visited a class taught by one of the Regional Overdose Prevention Specialists, who are working to combat the opioid crisis across Tennessee.
The lazy days of summer are wrapping up and for most students getting up and getting the day started can be one of their toughest assignments of the new school year.
This new diagnostic technology allows medical staff to test directly from patients' blood culture samples, getting the results and correct treatment much faster.
This year, about 260,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected in women across the United States and the majority of them can most likely avoid chemotherapy.