Moving giant U-Haul says it will stop hiring nicotine users in many states, starting next month. But the policy won’t be implemented in Tennessee, where the state gave some employment protections to smokers decades ago.
Smokers in Nashville have a new place to go if they’re trying to quit in 2020: a city library. A new smoking cession program is part of a larger push into health-related services.
It will be another record year for fatal overdoses in Nashville. Newly released figures show the 2018 figure was eclipsed at the end of September.
Members of the Metro board that oversees Nashville General Hospital say they were unaware doctors in the emergency room were taking patients to court.
The Nashville area now has a handful of doctors who have made the leap to a different kind of business model for medical care.
They join a growing number of physicians nationwide, who say they’re fighting the health insurance system — by bypassing it.