Deadline extended: Nominations sought for 2018 School of Medicine faculty awards

Nominations are now being taken for the 2018 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine faculty awards.

My Southern Health: Male bonding is good for your health

Dr. Nathaniel Clark, associate professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains his study indicating that male bonding may reduce your stress or help you adapt to stressful situations.

Limited Submission Opportunity: 2018 V Foundation Pediatric Cancer Research Awards

Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) has been invited to participate in the V Foundation 2018 Pediatric Cancer Research Grant Program. Vanderbilt may choose one nominee for the program. The single nominee may apply in either the V Scholar or the Translational program type for support.

My Southern Health: We’ve been thinking about bone health backward

We often think about bone health from a nutritional standpoint. We analyze what we can put into our bodies to feed our bones—through diet or supplements—to make them stronger. That’s the wrong way to think about it, says Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Jonathan Schoenecker.

My Southern Health: Why young men should pay attention to high blood pressure

Regular blood-pressure checks could improve health and reduce cardiovascular risks, says Vanderbilt’s Heart and Vascular Institute.

Research study: Looking for ways to reduce stress in your family?

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Helping Families Cope with Stress Study aims to promote children’s healthy adjustment by teaching your family about the nature and effects of stress. Research participants are needed.

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