Reporter Aug 23 2019

Technology upgrades, signal sharing enhance hearing aid capabilities

Vanderbilt’s hearing aid services provide patients with a variety of unique resources.

VUMC mourns loss of renowned scientist Jane Park

Jane Park, PhD, an active member of the Vanderbilt University faculty for 60 years and widow of pioneering diabetes researcher Charles Rawlinson “Rollo” Park, MD, died Aug. 19 in Nashville. She was 94.

E-cigarette use spurs rise in number of teens being treated for respiratory problems

Physicians are seeing what seems to be an increase in the number of teens and young adults being treated for severe respiratory injury after e-cigarette use.

Quitting smoking associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease

A new Vanderbilt study documents the great incentive for current smokers to quit.

Employees not current with their measles immunization will need to catch up

Effective Dec. 2, 2019, all employees previously grandfathered into measles compliance with a record of only one MMR vaccine will need to have a second vaccine to be considered up to date.

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