Top 5 Things You Need to Know Before Your Next Trip to the ER

A trip to the emergency room (ER) is never something a person plans to do. It’s an unforeseen circumstance that sends you or a family member to seek emergency medical help. And while we are lucky here in Williamson County to have a first-rate EMS system and Emergency Department who work really well together, there are […]

5 approaches parents can take to help guide their children to a healthier New Year

In our first article on New Year’s health resolutions, Kelly Snyder, M.D., and Scott Arthur, M.D., discussed steps adults can take to get on the path to better health. Today, pediatrician Allison Couden, M.D., shares five approaches parents can adopt to help children kick off the New Year with a healthier lifestyle. 1: Do it […]

Local family makes, donates ‘care packages’ for parents of young patients

FRANKLIN, Tenn.—​When a child is in the hospital, not only is it a trying time for the little one but it’s rough on the parent, too. A Brentwood family is continuing their tradition of making sure the parents who bring their children to WMC are taking care of themselves while worrying about the kids. For […]

Healthier Holidays: Leaner Meal Substitutions, a Healthy Cookie Recipe and More!

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year. One thing that can cause us this stress is food. It seems we start eating and don’t stop until January! If this sounds familiar, Williamson Medical Center dietician Lisa Mathews, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E, has some ideas for you. She and her colleagues have put […]