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Join Team Vanderbilt for Nashville Kids Triathlon

Feb. 15, 2013—Children ages 6-15 are wanted to join Team Vanderbilt and participate in the 2013 Nashville Kids Triathlon.

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Photo: Dance Marathon

Feb. 14, 2013—After students, families and the community danced the night away for 13.1 hours, the Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon student executive committee unveiled how much money had been raised for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Device helps ease child’s overactive bladder burden

Feb. 14, 2013—Until a year ago, Kate Lamons would slip into her mother’s classroom during school to change clothes, hopefully fast enough that she could return to her own class before anyone noticed that her clothes were wet from an overactive bladder.

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Children’s Hospital nationally ranked by ‘Parents’ magazine

Feb. 12, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has earned two top spots among "Parents" magazine’s best of children’s hospital lists released last week.

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A Life Changed: A Vanderbilt nurse recounts the tragic night that would change her life forever

Feb. 11, 2013—Mia Sharp Bransford, R.N., EMT, works as a nurse at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, helping injured and sick children in the Emergency Department. Usually, her work and dedication to treat children and patients is performed in the hospital. But the soft-spoken, friendly nurse unselfishly rose to the challenge while on vacation to...

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Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor

Feb. 7, 2013—On a recent Monday afternoon, the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt moved — within minutes — from the typical hustle and bustle of seeing and admitting patients to an entire children’s hospital on a state of full community alert.

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Children’s Hospital hosting pediatric nursing job fair

Feb. 7, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will host a pediatric nursing job fair from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the second floor performance stage of the hospital.

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PICU reaches new milestone in fight against infections

Feb. 7, 2013—On Jan. 10, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt reached impressive new territory — 365 days without a single case of central line associated blood stream infection (CLABSI), catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) or ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP).

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Observe National Heart Month

Feb. 6, 2013—February is National Heart Month. Observe the month with these tools and upcoming events: Take advantage of this opportunity to know your numbers—blood pressure, height, weight and body mass index—from 7 to 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Listen to a podcast with Vanderbilt cardiologist Sergio Fazio...

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Job fair for pediatric nurses Feb. 13

Feb. 5, 2013—A pediatric nursing job fair is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the second-floor lobby at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Highlights include: Onsite interviews; Onsite job offers; Tours of pediatric specialty areas throughout the day; Free parking in South Garage (see map). During the fair, Vanderbilt...

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Get free pancakes, support Children’s Hospital

Jan. 31, 2013—Enjoy a free short stack of IHOP’s signature buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, and in turn make a donation to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Participating locations are listed on IHOP’s National Pancake Day website. Contact: Allison Sambola, (615) 343-0722...

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Rare condition leads to new heart, second chance for girl

Jan. 31, 2013—Michelle Browning never imagined her nursing skills would save the life of her youngest child. But without her natural instinct to begin CPR her daughter, 9-year-old Lexi, may not have survived after her heart suddenly stopped.

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

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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