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Author: Ashley Culver

Vanderbilt study shows mother’s voice improves hospitalization and feeding in preemies

Feb. 17, 2014—Premature babies who receive an interventional therapy combining their mother’s voice and a pacifier-activated music player learn to eat more efficiently and have their feeding tubes removed sooner than other preemies, according to a Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt study published today in Pediatrics. The randomized clinical trial performed in the Neonatal Intensive...

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Lehmann, Walker elected to American Pediatric Society

Feb. 6, 2014—Christoph Lehmann, M.D., professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics, and Lynn Walker, Ph.D., professor of Pediatrics and director of the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Young Adult Health, have been elected to the American Pediatric Society (APS).

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Childhood cancer researcher awarded $250,000 ‘Lemonade Stand’ grant

Feb. 5, 2014—Patrick Grohar, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Pediatric Hematology at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been awarded a $250,000 Reach Award from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to support Ewing sarcoma research. In addition to supporting Grohar’s research, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is awarding Reach Awards to childhood cancer researchers at leading institutions...

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Tennessee Poison Center physician offers tips to prevent holiday poisonings

Dec. 11, 2013—The holidays are a relaxed time for families and friends to spend time together, but before children are out of school for the holidays and tiny friends and relatives come to visit take some time to poison proof your home. One of the most important poison prevention tips is to make sure that alcoholic drinks...

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Children’s Hospital after-hours clinic in Hendersonville debuts

Nov. 21, 2013—Care is closer at hand for children who need it, when they need it, now that the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has opened a second after-hours clinic in Hendersonville, Tenn.

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Safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital urge caution to keep children safe this Halloween

Oct. 29, 2013—Safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt want Halloween horrors to be caused by ghosts and goblins, not accidents and injuries.

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Vanderbilt Children’s After-Hours Clinic in Mt. Juliet hits milestone

Jul. 25, 2013—The Vanderbilt Children’s After-Hours Clinic in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., has treated its 1,000th patient since the doors opened March 25.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers tips on tick and mosquito bite prevention

Jul. 1, 2013—Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt pediatricians want children and parents to be aware of the dangers of tick-borne illnesses and other insect-related infections.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt stresses danger of leaving children unattended in vehicles

Jun. 13, 2013—              With temperatures rising in Middle Tennessee, health care professionals at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are stressing the danger of leaving children unattended in vehicles. This year in the United States, there have already been 11 deaths of children due to hyperthermia or heatstroke from being...

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named among nation’s best

Jun. 12, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is again named among the top pediatric health care hospitals in "U.S. News & World Report" magazine’s annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings released June 11.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named among nation’s best

Jun. 11, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is again named among the top pediatric health care hospitals in "U.S. News & World Report" magazine's annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers guidelines to keep ATV riders safe

May. 22, 2013—Many children and their parents will spend Memorial Day weekend outside enjoying warmer weather and summer activities.  But as temperatures go up, the reported number of all-terrain vehicle (ATV)-related incidents and deaths also increases.  With many ATV trails opening on Memorial Day weekend, health care professionals at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offer...

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