Entries by Daniel Chioko

5 Ways You Can Practice Self-Love on Valentine’s Day

According to DatingAdvice.com, Nashville is North America’s #1 “Most Romantic City” in 2019. Who knew? Whether or not this Valentine’s Day will bring you chocolate and roses, we recommend everyone learn to practice the invaluable skill of self-love! What Is Self-Love? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary describes self-love as, “regard for one’s own well-being and happiness.” Oscar […]

5 Tips for Getting Young Kids to Eat Healthier!

“Trust me, it’s good for you,” has never been a compelling enough argument to move broccoli from the fork to a toddler’s mouth. “Just try it,” doesn’t tend to yield much better results either. At times, getting your toddler (let’s be honest, maybe even your teenager) to eat healthy feels like an uphill battle. After […]

What are the Heart Attack Symptoms Unique to Women?

Eye popping, chest clutching, forward slouching exasperation… that’s what a heart attack might look like on TV. But it’s not how heart attack symptoms actually play out in many real life cases. And it’s especially not an accurate representation of how women experience heart attacks. In fact, men and women can experience heart attack symptoms […]

11 Questions to Ask In Choosing Your Child’s Pediatrician

Whether you’re new to Nashville or new to being a parent, finding the right pediatrician for your child can feel like a daunting task. In this post, our team at St. Thomas Medical Group hopes to make the process easier for you! Browse through some of the suggested questions below to jumpstart some thoughts about […]

Where to Get an Aviation Medical Exam in Nashville (FAA Approved)

Obtaining an aviation medical certificate is an essential step for an aspiring commercial pilot. While passing this exam is easy and painless for those of relatively good health, pilots with some health concerns may feel a little anxious about getting their aviation medical certificate. Fortunately, there is some room for grace in this exam. If […]

The 8 Warning Signs of Diabetes: Should You Get Tested?

With more than 30 million adults living with diabetes in the U.S., we all know someone who’s developed this illness. In fact, diabetes has become increasingly common over the last 20 years. During this time period, diagnoses have tripled in the U.S. According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 15% of the adult population in […]

What’s Covered In a Men’s Wellness Exam?

Only sixty percent of men go to the doctor for annual physical. And just over forty percent of men will go to the doctor only if they think they have a serious medical condition. These findings from a recent Cleveland Clinic survey raise a few questions, namely, why aren’t men visiting their doctors? Annual Wellness […]

Building a Campfire or Bonfire? Read This First!

The temperature has dropped and that crisp autumn breeze has blown into Nashville. As the days grow shorter and the nights get colder, many Nashvillians will light up the fire pit! Whether you’re going camping at Fall Creek Falls or just enjoying a warm fire in your own backyard, be sure to follow these guidelines […]