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Healthy Lifestyle Pattern for Longer Life

Friday, September 17th, 2010

It is widely known that a healthy lifestyle that includes not smoking, limiting alcohol intake, and maintaining a proper weight reduces disease risk. In the journal PLoS Medicine, Wei Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center now report results from a large study quantifying the impact of combining healthy lifestyle factors. They […]

VUMC Launches Women’s Wellness Series

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks will introduce a new Women’s Wellness Series this fall, with sessions on breast cancer risk, heart disease prevention and advances in dermatology. Drs. Ingrid Meszoely and John Huff of the Vanderbilt Breast Center will kick off the free series on Tuesday, Sept. 21, with “Developing News about Breast Health: Keeping […]