Kirk Thame

Newly approved constipation drug gives pediatricians more options

The first therapy for pediatric functional constipation in patients ages 6 to 17 years old could be a game changer according to gastroenterologists at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Clinic focuses on children’s complex urinary, bowel issues

Jeremiah Bevis, 4, hops around the performance stage area of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, burning off some energy before his clinic visit with his team of doctors. He’s an active, lovable boy who will offer a hug within a few minutes of meeting a new person.