Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: Baptist Hospital

Saint Thomas Health renames member Hospitals; Tennessee Titans Practice Facility renamed to “Saint Thomas Sports Park”

 

Saint Thomas HealthNashville, TN – Saint Thomas Health, the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee, is renaming its family of five hospitals in Middle Tennessee to better reflect the organization’s common mission.

The Tennessee Titans practice facility was also renamed to “Saint Thomas Sports Park”. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Customs House Museum opens Impressions of Reality September 20th

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Internationally awarded Nashville visual artist Camille Engel will show her contemporary realism paintings in a rare solo exhibition from September 20th through November 4th at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Impressions of Reality will feature her still lifes, trompe l’oeils, and her trademark birds.

Engel Sunflower

Engel Sunflower

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 

Efforts underway to improve breastfeeding rates among black women

 

August played host to World Breastfeeding Week during its first seven days. More hospitals are reaching out to new mothers to boost breastfeeding and their babies health.

City of Clarksville July 4th fireworks displayAn April report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta found that African American mothers, who are less likely than white or Latina women to breastfeed, have reversed that trend and are now doing so in impressive numbers. Sixty-five percent of black women have nursed their infants at some point. This compares to a 36 percent rate 14 years ago. Still, only 20 percent of black mothers reach the government’s target goal of exclusively breastfeeding when their infants are six months old. Breastfeeding can help address health problems that plague both African American mothers and infants alike. Breastfeeding is the most natural and beneficial way to strengthen your baby’s immune system and provide the best possible nutrition for yourself, as a mother, and your baby. «Read the rest of this article»

 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives