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Author: Ashley Culver

Nashville Dancin’ to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

May. 2, 2013—On April 23, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean announced the return of popular music series, “Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General.” The free event, formerly known as Dancin’ in the District, will host local and national talent Thursday nights throughout the summer kicking off June 13 and continuing through Aug. 1 on Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Monroe...

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Children’s Hospital offers playground safety tips for spring

May. 1, 2013—As the weather finally begins to warm across Middle Tennessee, families may be looking for some outdoor diversions, such as visiting a local park. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to keep playground visits safe and injury-free.

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Stars line up to bring patients’ songs to life

Apr. 18, 2013—Heartfelt songs penned by a group of patients of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt while working with their music therapist are being released May 14 worldwide on a compilation CD featuring some of Nashville’s top recording stars.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center observes Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day

Oct. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Vanderbilt Breast Center and the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing are joining to observe Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Vanderbilt Breast Center, located at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. This is Nashville’s and Vanderbilt’s first observance of BRA Day....

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LifeFlight goes pink for breast cancer awareness

Sep. 26, 2012—Vanderbilt LifeFlight is going pink during October to show its support for breast cancer awareness. LifeFlight medical crews will wear a special pink name badge on their flight suits and other staff will wear pink golf shirts.

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Obesity linked to kidney problems after heart surgery

Jul. 3, 2012—Obesity increases the risk of acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery, according to a Vanderbilt study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

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VUMC named leader in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health care

Jun. 18, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s commitment to meeting the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community has been recognized with certification awarded to the institution by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as a Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) “Leader in Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Healthcare.”

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

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

Vanderbilt Medicine

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

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