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Children’s Hospital offers toy safety tips for the holiday shopping season

Nov. 29, 2011—As parents and others navigate the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to avoid this year’s most dangerous toys.

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Vanderbilt receives regional Emmy nominations

Nov. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt received five regional Emmy nominations for excellence in television, the industry’s highest honor, when nominations were announced Nov. 18. Vanderbilt Video in the News and Communications office received four nominations for work appearing on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online network newscast. The video team received nominations in the following categories: Sports Segment: Signing Day (Pat Slattery,...

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Breastfeeding problems can be linked to a tied tongue

Nov. 10, 2011—A simple procedure can correct ‘tongue-tie,’ a commonly missed condition that could prevent newborns from breastfeeding properly.

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Join the effort to protect Tennessee’s children from abuse and neglect

Nov. 9, 2011—Give to Community Shares and help Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee and other community agencies Each year in Tennessee, the number of children reported abused or neglected would more than fill Titans stadium. If that fact isn’t sobering enough, consider this: Most abuse cases in the state involve children age 4 and younger. For more than...

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Vanderbilt night at Belk Cool Springs is Nov. 13

Nov. 4, 2011—Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Belk Cool Springs invite Vanderbilt employees to a special shopping night at Belk at the Cool Springs Galleria from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. Attendees will receive a 20 percent discount on purchases within the store, with an additional 15 percent off home...

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Children’s Hospital health and wellness library now online

Nov. 2, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has a new online health and wellness library featuring articles written especially for parents, teens and children. Each area has illustrations, interactive tools and videos about physical conditions and emotional issues from before birth through the teen years. Visit the library. Patients and their families may visit...

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Enjoy discounts at Vanderbilt night at Belk Cool Springs

Oct. 28, 2011—Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Belk Cool Springs invite Vanderbilt employees to a special shopping night at Belk at the Cool Springs Galleria from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. Attendees will receive a 20 percent discount on purchases within the store, with an additional 15 percent off home...

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Purchase of holiday cards benefits Friends of Children’s Hospital

Oct. 20, 2011—Brightly colored snowmen, a mitten full of love and an artistic Santa face are among the designs created by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt patients and their siblings as part of this year’s Holiday Project, coordinated by Friends of Children’s Hospital. The cards and gifts featuring the unique creations are perfect for personal...

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Watch hockey, help fight childhood cancer Oct. 27

Oct. 14, 2011—When the Nashville Predators hit the ice at home Oct. 27, you can score an assist when it comes to fighting childhood cancer. A portion of the proceeds from the Predators game against the Tampa Bay Lightning will benefit the Vanderbilt Childhood Cancer Program. A silent auction and sales of mystery pucks during the 7...

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National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 18-24

Sep. 14, 2011—Did you know that nearly 85 percent of child restraints are used incorrectly? Sept. 18-24 is National Child Passenger Safety Week, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will mark the occasion by hosting free community car seat checks. Stop by one of the following location and make sure your child is riding...

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Ticket presale for Dierks Bentley event Sept. 8

Sep. 7, 2011—Award-winning singer and songwriter Dierks Bentley will host “Miles & Music for Kids,” a celebrity motorcycle ride and concert benefiting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, on Oct. 16.

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Run for the Cure Sept. 17

Aug. 31, 2011—Proceeds go to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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