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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers safety tips for holiday decorating

Dec. 16, 2015—Holiday lights and decorations are a special part of the season but also bring an increased potential for injury, especially to young children. During November and December 2014, holiday decorations or decorating safety mishaps accounted for 12 fatalities and an estimated 14,500 injuries nationwide, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The dangers that...

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Ryan Seacrest Foundation partner to open Seacrest Studios

Dec. 10, 2015—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, in partnership with the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF), announced today that they are building a new state-of-the-art, multimedia broadcast studio, named Seacrest Studios, inside Children’s Hospital. The Ryan Seacrest Foundation builds Seacrest Studios media centers in pediatric hospitals for patients to explore the creative realms of radio, television...

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers tips for preventing holiday toy injuries

Nov. 23, 2015—With the holiday shopping season upon us, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers critical safety tips to those buying gifts for children. In 2015, there were 25 toy recalls, a decline from previous years. But even with the drop in recalls, a 2014 report released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...

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Lady Antebellum, guest stars present Nov. 9 show benefiting Children’s Hospital

Oct. 29, 2015—Grammy Award-winning Lady Antebellum and special musical guests will present a powerful night of music Nov. 9 benefiting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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CMA pledges $3 million to boost Children’s expansion

Oct. 22, 2015—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is receiving significant philanthropic support through a $3 million gift from the Country Music Association (CMA), Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders, event host Kix Brooks and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum announced this week.

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Children’s Hospital expansion effort receives significant support from CMA

Oct. 20, 2015—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will receive significant philanthropic support through a $3 million gift from the Country Music Association, Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders, event host Kix Brooks and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum announced Tuesday.

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Celebrate Cancer Survivors Day Nov. 1

Oct. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt Cancer Survivors Day is Nov. 1 and features musical guest Soul Incision.

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VUMC wins Spring 2015 Digital Health Awards

Oct. 1, 2015—VUMC's Strategic Marketing Department has received multiple awards in the 17th annual Digital Health Awards program.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt holds construction expansion celebration

Sep. 2, 2015—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt held a celebration Tuesday to mark the launch of construction on the hospital’s latest expansion, which will add four floors of new space atop the hospital’s existing structure. Patients and families, joined by community supporters and Vanderbilt leaders, gathered to celebrate the hospital’s continued commitment to fulfill...

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Children’s Hospital event leads to traffic changes Sept. 1–2

Aug. 27, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will kick off the construction phase of the “Growing to New Heights” campaign to expand the Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Please make note of the following road closures and changes to traffic.

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Child heat stroke is a danger as outside temps rise

Jun. 26, 2015—The temperature inside of a car can rise 20 degrees in as little as 10 minutes and keep getting hotter with each passing minute

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Vanderbilt study finds babies exposed to narcotic pain relievers more likely to experience drug withdrawal syndrome

Apr. 13, 2015—Legally prescribed narcotics taken during pregnancy can lead to neonatal abstinence syndrome, especially in combination with tobacco or SSRIs.

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