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Health Plus offers Know Your Numbers at VCH and MCN this week

May. 6, 2011—Stop by and have your weight, blood pressure and body mass index checked: Tuesday, May 10 from 8:30 -9 a.m. at Monroe Carrel Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, room 2104 Wednesday, May 11 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Occupational Health Clinic, 640 Medical Arts Building Thursday, May 12 from 1 -3 p.m. in at...

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TLC show filmed at VUMC to begin airing Monday, May 2

Apr. 28, 2011—After nearly five months of filming last fall and winter, Vanderbilt University Medical Center will once again be the subject of a new reality TV series scheduled to debut on TLC Monday, May 2, at 1 p.m.

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Shalom Foundation, VU establish Guatemala clinic

Apr. 28, 2011—Surgeons, nurses and staff at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt helped open a long-awaited and much-needed surgical facility during a recent mission trip to Guatemala.

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Blood drive May 3, 18

Apr. 26, 2011—Blood drives will be held on campus May 3 and May 18.

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Critical care nurse, Angel Carter, saves life of local basketball coach

Apr. 25, 2011—As the wife of Lipscomb High School’s basketball coach, David Carter, Angel Carter counted herself rivals with Joey Spann, basketball coach for Goodpasture Christian School.

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VUCast: What’s up doc?

Apr. 22, 2011—Why is this burly bunny hopping the halls of VUMC? Plus, building hope for Vanderbilt’s youngest patients, and why a Swedish game show is jumping on the black & gold train!    

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At the Friends Shop, every single sale matters

Apr. 21, 2011—Retail therapy is how many shoppers justify their bulging closets, but that new purse or coat purchased in the Friends Shop at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is truly part of the healing process — the source of the toy or balloon that brightens a patient’s stay, an escape for families and...

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A legacy of lifesaving

Apr. 21, 2011—Cheryl Major, R.N., may have saved more babies than anyone in the state of Tennessee. Some of them she has saved in person as a neonatal nurse. Many more she has saved by providing lifesaving skills to others who care for fragile newborns. If you spend any time at all at the Monroe Carell Jr....

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Get Steeplechase tickets while they last

Apr. 19, 2011—A limited number of tickets to the Iroquois Steeplechase are still available.

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Beam Signing celebrates expansion at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Apr. 7, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Hospital at Vanderbilt officially launched its $30 million expansion project today with a festive Beam Signing celebration. The event signifies construction is now under way on the hospital’s multi-year, multi-phase endeavor to expand physical space and programs. Friends, donors, patients and Medical Center leadership gathered this morning to add their signatures...

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Cupcake-palooza: The Sequel

Apr. 5, 2011—Some sequels we wouldn’t touch with a 10-foot pole (but we aren’t haters, so we won’t mention any names).  But THIS event was too good to not bring back, and if you attended Cupcake-palooza last year at Fido, we think you’ll agree. Like a good sequel should be, this event is bigger, badder and uses...

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A legacy of lifesaving

Apr. 5, 2011—Cheryl Major, R.N., may have saved more babies than anyone in the state of Tennessee. Some of them she has saved in person as a neonatal nurse. Many more she has saved by providing lifesaving skills to others who care for fragile newborns. If you spend any time at all at the Monroe Carell Jr....

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Sharon Seibert is among the more than 5,000 patients who have received a stem cell transplant at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, which has one of the best survival rates in the nation and is at the forefront of new cellular therapies.

Momentum

Sharon Seibert is among the more than 5,000 patients who have received a stem cell transplant at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, which has one of the best survival rates in the nation and is at the forefront of new cellular therapies.

The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Hope

The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Vanderbilt Nurse

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

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