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Take advantage of these opportunities to support Children’s Hospital

Feb. 13, 2012—Three upcoming Children’s Miracle Network events will provide opportunities to support the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Stop by your local Fred’s department store from Feb. 20 to April 8 and purchase a $1 balloon icon. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Hospital. On Feb. 28, celebrate National Pancake Day at participating IHOP locations....

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Help put childhood cancer on ice at Predators game March 10

Feb. 3, 2012—When the Nashville Predators hit the ice in Nashville March 10, you can score an assist when it comes to childhood cancer. A portion of the proceeds from the game against the Detroit Red Wings will benefit the Vanderbilt Childhood Cancer Program. A silent auction during the 7 p.m. game at Bridgestone Arena also will...

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Tenth annual Dance Marathon set for Feb. 17-18

Jan. 26, 2012—The 10th annual Vanderbilt University Dance Marathon will be held from 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, to 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Vanderbilt’s Student Recreation Center. The annual event, a collaboration between Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Vanderbilt students, raises money for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Participants play games, enjoy...

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Children’s Hospital opens newly developed 10th floor clinic space to patients

Jan. 18, 2012—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has opened its newly developed 10th floor of the Doctors’ Office Tower (DOT). The 11-story DOT, adjoining Children’s Hospital, houses outpatient pediatric clinics and serves as a base for many physicians. The additional 21,000-square-foot area provides more space for clinical services and is the new home of the...

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Become a Change Bandit to benefit Children’s Hospital

Jan. 16, 2012—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and the Children’s Miracle Network are calling all Change Bandits to help raise money for Children’s Hospital patients. There are two ways to participate: Change Bandits “seize” loose change from family, friends, co-workers, classmates and others and collect it in their official Change Bandit Loot Bag during...

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Carbon monoxide poisoning a threat during cold weather

Jan. 12, 2012—Temperatures outside have been dropping quickly, so parents need to be aware of a potential “silent killer” inside their homes — carbon monoxide. Poisonings from carbon monoxide (CO) are especially common during cold weather spells, as families increase the use of gas, oil and coal burning appliances. Children process carbon monoxide differently than adults. When...

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Innovations in children’s care focus of Jan. 18 “My Health Chat”

Jan. 10, 2012—  Experts from the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will take questions about discovery and innovations in children’s care during the next “My Health Chat” on Jan. 18. Hosted monthly by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, these 30-minute interactive video chats offer the chance to hear from and ask questions of scientists and physicians...

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Rewired: Helping children with traumatic brain injury

Jan. 6, 2012—Nine-year-old Stevie Wintz stares down the pitches that sail over home plate and is rewarded with a walk to first base. Once safely on the bag, with the sound of “Party Rock Anthem” blaring from another field, he breaks into his signature dance moves – like his whole body is made of Jell-O and he...

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Children’s Hospital urges holiday driving caution for teens

Dec. 20, 2011—Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of injury and death among teenagers every year, and crash deaths are even higher during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Young drivers, ages 16 to 20, are more likely to crash due to their inexperience. Since parents are the most important influence on their teens when it...

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VUCast: Four Stories to Inspire!

Dec. 16, 2011—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Next Steps: Redefining “team effort” A student’s mission to save lives becomes reality A surgeon teaches compassion through memories Rascal Flatts brings harmony to sick children

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Children’s Hospital encourages safe sleep habits while traveling over the holidays

Dec. 15, 2011—For many, packing up the family and traveling to see loved ones is as much a part of the holidays as mistletoe or candy canes. While children are staying in new or different environments, safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt say it’s important for caregivers to follow a few simple safety...

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges caution during holiday decorating

Dec. 9, 2011—Holiday lights and decorations are welcome distractions from the cold weather outside, but also bring an increased potential for injury, especially to young children. This year, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering a host of tips to keep homes safe and prevent holiday-related injuries.

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