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Children’s Hospital launches pediatric food allergy clinic

Aug. 30, 2018—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has launched a new pediatric food allergy clinic.

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Celebrating success

Aug. 30, 2018—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt staff gathered recently to celebrate the hospital’s performance in the recent U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.

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Arrington Vineyards event benefits Children’s Hospital

Aug. 23, 2018—More than 5,000 people gathered for the Arrington Vineyards Harvest Party on Saturday, Aug. 11, to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The daylong event, now in its seventh year, featured wine tastings, food trucks and a concert by country music star Kix Brooks.

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San Diego Zoo TV channel debuts at Children’s Hospital

Aug. 23, 2018—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrated the arrival of San Diego Zoo Kids with a launch celebration last week, making it the 150th facility to offer the closed-circuit television channel to patients.

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Tri My Best Triathlon runs on friendship, teamwork, support

Aug. 23, 2018—Winning is not always at the end of the race, but lies in the journey of getting there.

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High Five camp helps strengthen weakened hands, arms

Aug. 16, 2018—Jack Lowman pulls his plate closer to the table’s edge so that his goldfish and apple slices — his camp snack — are closer to him. With his left hand, he paws at a goldfish, and once able to pinch it with his fingers, draws it slowly toward his mouth.

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Premier Parking, Children’s Hospital partner on signage project

Aug. 16, 2018—Premier Parking is teaming up with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to create custom Children’s Hospital signage that will feature patient artwork and be displayed in seven select parking lots throughout downtown Nashville.

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Study finds behavioral changes insufficient at preventing early childhood obesity

Aug. 9, 2018—Young children and their families in poor communities were able to make some achievable and sustainable behavioral changes during the longest and largest obesity prevention intervention ever conducted. But, in the end, the results were insufficient to prevent early childhood obesity.

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Rising star

Aug. 9, 2018—Music artist Riley Clemmons, right, visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Aug. 3 — which was also the day her self-titled debut album was released. She performed and visited with patients and families in Seacrest Studios.

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Junior League generosity

Aug. 9, 2018—The Junior League of Nashville recently presented a gift of $200,000 to support the Child Life Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Navy admiral’s visit highlights Children’s Hospital’s crucial role

Aug. 2, 2018—U.S. Navy two-star Rear Adm. Christina Alvarado visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently to interact with patients and teach them about the duties of the Navy as well as tour Children’s Hospital with leadership and staff. Alvarado is deputy chief of the Bureau of Medicine & Surgery, Reserve Policy and Integration. She is also a registered nurse.

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Nashville Collaborative celebrates 10th anniversary

Aug. 2, 2018—The Nashville Collaborative, a unique academic-community partnership between Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Nashville Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, recently celebrated 10 years of work aimed at improving children’s health through family-based, community-centered programs.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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