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VWCH Socktober benefit helps others start winter on the right foot

Oct. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s Socktober event benefits Compassionate Hands, a Wilson County-based nonprofit that provides food, shelter, clothing and cleaning services to those experiencing homelessness.

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Credit Union adds drive-up ATM on Vanderbilt Place

Oct. 26, 2023—Last November, Vanderbilt Credit Union moved its main office from the first floor of the Oxford House to its new office at 2900 Vanderbilt Place –  west of the Football Stadium and north of VUMCLot 73. It was clear in the 2023 Annual Credit Union Member Survey the relocation was less convenient for a large...

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Longevity and Healthy Aging Virtual Symposium separates facts from fiction

Oct. 26, 2023—The free Longevity and Healthy Aging Virtual Symposium 2023, 10- and 15-minute talks presented by Vanderbilt's Osher Collaborative for Integrative Health, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3.

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Study to explore link between salt taste sensitivity and salt intake, hypertension and genetic variations in individuals of African descent

Oct. 25, 2023—A new study will explore the link between salt taste sensitivity and salt intake, blood pressure, hypertension, and genetic variations in individuals of African descent.

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Occupational Health provides on-site flu vaccines

Oct. 25, 2023—Have you gotten your flu vaccine yet? Occupation Health has created an easy and convenient option for you: OHC Comes to You. OHC Comes to You is VUMC’s on-site vaccination program that comes directly to your location upon request. The Occupational Health Clinic’s clinical staff will administer flu vaccinations on your floor or in your...

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Vanderbilt Center for Cognitive Medicine named Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Consortium Member Site

Oct. 25, 2023—The Vanderbilt Center for Cognitive Medicine has been named an Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Consortium Member Site.

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VUMC in the news, Oct. 24, 2023

Oct. 20, 2023—William Schaffner, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, continues to be one of the most in-demand sources about infectious disease in the news. Among the news outlets he has spoken to recently: Scripps News (“Why do people get long COVID?”); Verywell Health, AARP (“Can vaccinations save your brain?”); Scientific American, and The New York Times (“Am...

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Toddra Liddell helps dialysis patients manage mental health issues during treatment

Oct. 19, 2023—Toddra Liddell, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC became a family nurse practitioner at Vanderbilt, decided to seek a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certificate when she realized how many had mental health issues either brought on or exacerbated by their chronic condition. 

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VUMC co-hosts the 2023 Mid-South Addiction Conference Oct. 27 and 28

Oct. 19, 2023—The second-annual 2023 Mid-South Addiction Conference is Oct. 27 and 28 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Department of Radiology to host third annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week

Oct. 18, 2023—The Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt is set to host its third annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Week Oct. 23-27

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