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This was not a drill

Jan. 17, 2013—The movie theater at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was one of three areas turned into a temporary patient unit to care for dozens of children exposed to carbon monoxide at a Nashville school earlier this week.

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Children’s Hospital teacher lands educator award

Jan. 17, 2013—Tina Woods, in-house school teacher at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was recently named American Paper & Twine Co./Georgia Pacific Teacher of the Year for 2012.

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Basketball player’s project scores big for young patients

Jan. 17, 2013—For Gabby Smith, a senior on the Vanderbilt University Women’s basketball team, a box of crayons is more than a carton of colored wax sticks used to scribble on paper.

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Photo: Special visit

Jan. 10, 2013—Singer Kelly Clarkson, center, surprised patients and families at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt during the holidays, with a special performance and room-to-room visits.

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Talking to children about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary

Dec. 14, 2012—Jodi Bauers, child life manager at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, offered some guidance for parents faced with talking to their children about a school shooting.

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‘Tip-overs’ cause child injury, death

Dec. 13, 2012—Nearly 13,000 children are injured each year in the United States from televisions tipping over, with a child dying every three weeks, according to a report released today by Safe Kids Worldwide and SANUS.  

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Photo: In good hands

Dec. 13, 2012—The Allstate Foundation presented a check for $72,400 to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Tuesday to support “Be in the Zone,” the hospital’s teen motor vehicle safety program.

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Sugarplum fairy visits Children’s Hospital

Dec. 6, 2012—Beloved characters from Nashville Ballet’s production of the Nashville’s Nutcracker kicked off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony and performance at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Lady Antebellum members create child health foundation

Dec. 6, 2012—Grammy award-winning country music group Lady Antebellum has launched a new charitable initiative called LadyAID, a philanthropic effort created to bring awareness to and generate support for children in need locally, nationally and globally.

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Patients, families benefit from annual Holiday Project sales

Dec. 6, 2012—The Friends of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is continuing its annual tradition, the Holiday Project, now in its 39th year.

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Vanderbilt again leaps onto hospital quality list

Dec. 4, 2012—Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are among the nation's 89 Leapfrog Top Hospitals for 2012.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers toy safety tips for the holiday shopping season

Nov. 20, 2012—As parents and relatives hit the stores this holiday season to acquire the hottest gadgets, gizmos and toys, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips on buying age-appropriate items and avoiding hidden dangers.

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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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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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