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Button Project Lets Children See the Faces Behind the Masks

When COVID-19 cases began rising in Nashville, masking became a regular part of life across Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Children’s Hospital as one of several public health safety measures to protect employees and patients from...
5-Aug-2020 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt Health Launches Out-of-Pocket Cost Estimator

The Vanderbilt Health website now features an out-of-pocket cost estimator for many hospital and professional services offered by Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Anyone with an internet connection can use the new online tool to generate...
4-Aug-2020 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Post-Surgical Bleeding Associated with More Deaths When Compared to Blood Clots After Surgery

Post-surgical bleeding is associated with more deaths than blood clots from surgery, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published in the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia.
22-Jul-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

VUMC, UCSF Win KidneyX Award for Implantable Home Dialysis System

A $500,000 KidneyX prize has been awarded to The Kidney Project — a collaboration between Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and UC San Francisco (UCSF) — for the development of an implantable dialysis system that would enable patients...
22-Jul-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brooks, Adams to Lead Vanderbilt University Medical Center Advisory Boards

Grammy Award-winning country music artist Kix Brooks is the new chair of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Advisory Board, effective July 1, taking over for outgoing chair Allison DeMarcus. Louise Adams, who succeeds Judge Les...
20-Jul-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Airlines Boosts Travelers’ Peace of Mind with VUMC Expertise

Taking new actions that focus on the well-being and safety of customers and team members, American Airlines today announced that it has created a new Travel Health Advisory Panel that includes Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) infectious...
26-Jun-2020 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Erlanger Health System and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Announce Intent to Collaborate in Cancer Care

Erlanger Health System and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, on behalf of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), have entered into an agreement to design a long-term collaboration in cancer care, including VICC hematology-oncology services at...
26-Jun-2020 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

VUMC Faculty Receive Grant to Expand LGBTQ Voices in Biomedical Research

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Center for Biomedical Ethics & Society were recently awarded a grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes for Health (NIH) to explore...
22-Jun-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Expert Offers COVID-19 “Safe Play” Tips for Parents

As the world begins to slowly open back up after months of living in a safer-at-home mode, many families are wondering how best to re-introduce their children to society.
11-Jun-2020 1:05 PM EDT

Safety Experts Urge Driver Caution as School Year Starts

8-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Vanderbilt Allergy Specialist Outlines Steps to Allergy Relief as Tree Pollen Season Begins

Allergies have a seasonal rhythm to their comings and goings, and we are in the midst of one of the biggest allergy seasons of the year: tree pollen season.
14-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EDT

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Safe to Cuddle with Pets While Home with a Cold or Flu, Vanderbilt Infectious Disease Expert Says

A Vanderbilt infectious disease expert, while stopping short of actually prescribing in-home “pet therapy” for colds or flu, says that if having your companion by your side makes you feel better, go right ahead. Pets won’t catch or spread...
13-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

Vanderbilt Sleep Expert Says Take a Walk in the Sun to Ease Time Change Woes

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2. As clocks turn back one hour, we gain an hour of sleep but often still feel groggy and sluggish. Vanderbilt Sleep Disorders Center specialist Kelly Brown, M.D., says this change in sleep...
30-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Vanderbilt Experts Offer Advice for Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies

Ghosts, skeletons, zombies and vampires will emerge this Halloween to strike fear into the hearts of trick-or-treaters, all in good fun. But for some children, one of Halloween’s most exciting traditions presents an issue that can strike true...
30-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Cars Hit More Children in September Than Any Other Month; Vandy Experts on School Transportation Safety

12-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches from Nutrition Experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Offer

Today, in America, one in three children is considered overweight or obese. Now is a good time to start the school year off right with healthy eating habits. Nutrition experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are offering...
12-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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