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Participate in Vanderbilt Kennedy Center study that aims to teach kids how to cope with stress

Jan. 4, 2017—The study aims to promote children’s healthy adjustment by teaching families about stress, providing parenting information that may reduce feelings of depression, and teaching children coping skills.

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My Southern Health: Lower the risk of macular degeneration

Dec. 15, 2016—Macular degeneration is common in people older than 55, but lifestyle influences who gets i

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U.S. deputy surgeon general to speak Jan. 9

Dec. 12, 2016—Hear the deputy surgeon general of the United States, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams, on Monday, Jan. 9, at 3 p.m. in Room 155 of the Godchaux Nursing Annex. Her talk is part of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture Series.

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My Southern Health: What to know about genetic testing and personalized medicine

Nov. 8, 2016—Personalized medicine is about tailoring treatment to individual patients based on their genetics. Georgia L. Wiesner, director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Clinical and Translational Hereditary Cancer Program, explains the “4 Ps” of personalized medicine and the benefits it offers.

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My Southern Health: Great ready for bronchiolitis season

Oct. 21, 2016—Know how to help prevent bronchiolitis and how to treat this prevalent winter illness before it strikes.

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Vanderbilt nursing and law students to staff free health fair for older adults Oct. 29

Oct. 12, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students will staff a free health fair for older adults on Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of their Enhancement of Community and Population Health class. Vanderbilt Law School students also will participate and answer questions about power of attorney issues.

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My Southern Health: Facts you need to know about anxiety in children

Oct. 7, 2016—Anxiety in children can be hard to detect. Learn how to tell the difference between normal nervousness and true anxiety.

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Know the facts about ovarian cancer

Sep. 16, 2016—Listening to the body and being aware of individual risks are especially important when it comes to ovarian cancer. Vanderbilt–Ingram Cancer Center provides the facts.

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My Southern Health: Get help for controlling nasal allergy symptoms

Sep. 14, 2016—Sneezing? Itchy, runny nose? Christine MacLean, a nurse practitioner at the Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program, provides tips to control nasal allergy symptoms.

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Diverse degrees and opportunities draw new School of Nursing students

Aug. 31, 2016—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has welcomed 478 new students from 45 states and three countries into its Master of Nursing Science, Doctor of Nurse Practice and Ph.D. degree programs.

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