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Fallen off the resolution wagon? Vanderbilt expert offers four steps to get back on

Feb. 3, 2016—We’re now more than a month into the new year, and those optimistic resolutions that greeted 2016 have—heavy sigh—not exactly worked out as you hoped. A Vanderbilt expert on lifestyle changes says that those who have come up short on their resolutions should take heart.

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Follow these tips for maintaining weight loss

Jan. 19, 2016—Many people manage to lose weight, but few of them keep it off. Learn how the successful few avoid regaining weight in this article from MySouthernHealth.com.

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Beware: Winter coats and child car seats don’t mix

Jan. 12, 2016—Bulky coats can give the false impression that your child is snugly strapped into his or her car seat, warns Purnima Unni, manager of the Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in this MySouthernHealth.com article.

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Save 20 percent on hearing aids with employee discount Dec. 1-Jan. 31

Dec. 3, 2015—The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is proud to offer a 20 percent discount on hearing aids to Vanderbilt employees from Dec. 1 through Jan. 31, 2016.

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‘Messages of Hope’ prostate cancer event is Dec. 11

Nov. 24, 2015—"Messages of Hope: Advances in Prostate Cancer Prevention, Research and Treatment," a free program for prostate cancer survivors, caregivers and health professionals, will be held Friday, Dec. 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

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ER or walk-in clinic? How to make the call

Nov. 11, 2015—Making the choice between going to the ER or to a walk-in clinic can be difficult. The four Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center walk-in clinics can handle a variety of conditions resulting in shorter wait times and less expensive care. Learn more in this article from My Southern Health, a Vanderbilt website.

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Last chance: Go for the Gold deadline is Oct. 31

Oct. 22, 2015—If you have not yet completed your Go for the Gold, don’t delay! The Go for the Gold deadline is midnight on Saturday, Oct. 31.

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Children’s Hospital expansion effort receives significant support from CMA

Oct. 20, 2015—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will receive significant philanthropic support through a $3 million gift from the Country Music Association, Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders, event host Kix Brooks and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum announced Tuesday.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrates expansion

Sep. 2, 2015—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt held a celebration Wednesday to mark the launch of construction on the hospital’s latest expansion, which will add four floors of new space atop the existing structure.

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Deadline for VKC Science Day poster submissions extended to Aug. 3

Jul. 29, 2015—The Call for Abstracts is open for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's 2015 Science Day, set for Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Vanderbilt University's Student Life Center.

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight debuts new airplane

Jul. 23, 2015—Vanderbilt LifeFlight is adding a new airplane that will provide emergency medical transportation for infants, children and adults located anywhere in the United States.

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VUMC ranked among nation’s elite by ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Jul. 21, 2015—"U.S. News & World Report" has again named Vanderbilt University Medical Center among the premier specialty care providers in the nation, as well as the No. 1 hospital in the Metro Nashville area and the top hospital in Tennessee.

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