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Homeward Bound: A Nurse-Parent Partnership

Jan. 23, 2015—Taking your child home from the hospital after surgery can be very difficult and scary, trying to meet their many medical needs. But Homeward Bound, a program developed by nurses at Vanderbilt, helps make that transition easier as Barb Cramer reports.

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Vanderbilt researchers isolate Ebola-fighting human antibodies for possible treatment

Oct. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt University researchers have isolated Ebola-fighting human antibodies – the first of their kind – that could lead to a new treatment for the deadly virus.

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Baby’s life-changing surgery, before birth

Jul. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Junior League Fetal Center is offering ground-breaking treatments and surgeries in the hopes of providing unborn babies the best start to life. Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer has the amazing story– and surgical video– of fetal surgery to repair an unborn baby’s spinal cord defect. For more about Vanderbilt’s Fetal Center, go to: http://childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org

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Healing with a mother’s voice

Jun. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers are using a new mom’s own singing voice to help preemie babies learn an essential skill that is often difficult for them.

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Medical students help reunite family

May. 16, 2013—Medical students at the free, student-run Shade Tree Clinic may have saved a patient’s life, but not using traditional medicine. The man had become distraught and even suicidal when his wife and son became stranded in Mexico without a visa, and were told they might not be able to return for ten years. Through a...

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Autism Robot helps children

Apr. 16, 2013—An interdisciplinary team of autism experts and mechanical engineers at Vanderbilt University has created an interactive robot that can help children with autism learn. NAO (pronounced “now”) is the little robot “front man” for an elaborate system of cameras, sensors and computers designed specifically to help young children learn how to coordinate their attention with...

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GROWing obesity prevention trial

Feb. 12, 2013—See how community members– and Beyoncé– are helping to kick off a large, NIH funded, community-based study bent on the prevention of childhood obesity. Now excitement is building as Vanderbilt researchers work to recruit 600 families with pre-school aged children to participate in Grow Right Onto Wellness (GROW). For more information on GROW, click here

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Superfoods: Eat more, lose weight

Jan. 17, 2013—  What if you could eat more and still lose weight? How about reduce disease and increase your lifespan? Sounds too good to be true, but Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer talks with Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s nutrition expert Jamie Pope about choice foods that can help you change your health odds.   To learn more from...

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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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Wearable robot helps man walk again

Nov. 1, 2012—  Amazing Vanderbilt research has designed a “wearable robot” that can be used by paraplegics to walk again. Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer takes us on one man’s emotional journey to use the device, designed by Vanderbilt mechanical engineers, to take his first steps since a tragic accident. Read more here  

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Little Leaguer is a diabetes pro

Sep. 27, 2012—Middle Tennessee’s latest celebrities are the 11-and-12-year-old Little League U.S. World Series Champions from Goodlettesville. But one young player already had quite a fan base built up at a Vanderbilt pediatric diabetes clinic, where he has been a patient most of his life. Luke Brown and his family are also long-time participants in TrialNet Type...

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Concussion testing for young athletes

Jul. 30, 2012—The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center is now offering pre-concussion baseline testing to all community recreational athletes, in advance of many high-impact seasonal sports resuming this fall.

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