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Tennessee Department of Health says Ava ascends as Tennessee’s Top Baby Girl Name in 2019, William still biggest for Boys

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Ava has ascended to the top spot on the list of most popular names for baby girls born in Tennessee in 2019.

William holds on to the number one spot as the most popular name chosen for baby boys in Tennessee for the 13th straight year.

Tennessee Department of Health releases Top 10 Baby Names for 2019.

Tennessee Department of Health releases Top 10 Baby Names for 2019.

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TDCI, TDH Urges Consumers to keep New Year’s Resolutions

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Losing weight, stopping smoking and spending more time with friends and loved ones are all popular New Year’s resolutions. Those resolutions aren’t just good for your health; they can be good for your finances, too.

Studies have shown that living a healthy lifestyle can also save you money on insurance costs and physicians’ bills.

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Tennova Healthcare-Clarksville receives “Best for Babies” Award

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Hospital Association are recognizing 18 birthing hospitals with the BEST for Babies Award for their efforts to reduce infant deaths in Tennessee.

The BEST award stands for breastfeeding, early elective delivery reduction and safe sleep for Tennessee babies.

Birthing Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Reduce Infant Mortality

Birthing Hospitals Recognized for Efforts to Reduce Infant Mortality

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Tennessee Department of Health joins “U=U” in effort to end HIV Epidemic in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – In Tennessee, approximately 18,000 people are living with HIV, and 760 of them were newly diagnosed in 2018. The Tennessee Department of Health is working to increase access to preventive medication and empower HIV-positive Tennesseans to seek and stay engaged in HIV care.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports Fewer Infant Deaths in 2018

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is celebrating the lowest infant mortality rate in the state in three years. TDH data show there were 38 fewer infant deaths in the state in 2018 than in 2017.

Infant mortality is defined as the death of a child before his or her first birthday, and is a critical indicator of the overall health of the state.

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Tennessee Department of Health says Breast Cancer Screening Important for all Women

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health wants everyone to know that breast cancer is the leading cause of new cancer cases and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Tennessee women, with approximately 5,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed each year in the state.

The Tennessee Department of Health reminds Tennesseans that early detection through regular screening and timely treatment can improve chances of survival of breast cancer.

Regular screening and timely treatment can improve chances of survival of breast cancer.

Regular screening and timely treatment can improve chances of survival of breast cancer.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports First Death from Vaping Associated Respiratory Disease

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (THD) has reported one death in a patient with serious respiratory disease associated with use of electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices. This is the first such death reported in Tennessee.

“We are extremely saddened by this loss of life and extend our sincere condolences to the patient’s family,” said Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP.

Cluster of Illness in 49 States Linked to E-cigarette Use.

Cluster of Illness in 49 States Linked to E-cigarette Use.

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Tennessee Department of Health issues statement on Lung Injury associated with Vaping

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health has received reports of 49 cases of serious lung injury among people who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices. This is an immediate public health concern with potentially severe consequences.

E-cigarette. (American Heart Association)

E-cigarette. (American Heart Association)

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Tennessee Department of Health reports Six Cases of Vaping Association Respiratory Disease

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health has reported six cases of suspected serious respiratory disease among people who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a cluster of severe pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes or vape, with 215 cases reported to date in 25 states.

Cluster of Illness in 25 States Linked to Electronic Cigarette Use. (American Heart Association)

Cluster of Illness in 25 States Linked to Electronic Cigarette Use. (American Heart Association)

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Tennessee Department of Health Urges Providers to Report Cases of Vaping-associated Respiratory Illness

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is asking health care providers across the state to report any cases of suspected serious respiratory illness they treat among patients who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a cluster of severe pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes or vape, with more than 150 cases reported to date in 16 states.

Closeup of woman smoking electronic cigarette outdoor. (American Heart Association)

Closeup of woman smoking electronic cigarette outdoor. (American Heart Association)

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