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BMI genotype and breast cancer risk

Sep. 29, 2016—For breast cancer prevention, a new study provides evidence for lifestyle modification to reduce weight gain in adults.

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Rising tobacco epidemic in Asia linked to elevated risk of death

Jun. 9, 2014—A new study estimates that tobacco smoking has been linked to approximately 2 million deaths among adult men and women in Asia in recent years and predicts a rising death toll.

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Early HIV treatment also can prevent TB: study

Aug. 2, 2012—Anti-retroviral therapy can prevent tuberculosis, even in people with early HIV disease.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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