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Children’s Hospital offers back-to-school safety tips

Jul. 29, 2014—As another summer draws to a close, the change in routine can create dangers on neighborhood streets for children and drivers.

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Hospital plaza will undergo major restoration

Jul. 17, 2014—After little change since its construction in 1977, one of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s most familiar landmarks, the plaza behind Vanderbilt University Hospital, is getting a major face lift and repair.

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VUMC tops ‘U.S. News’ rankings in Tennessee

Jul. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again been named among the nation’s elite providers of specialty care by "U.S. News and World Report" magazine.

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Bringing Cancer to Light: Radiology’s invisible energies play lead role in cancer care

Jul. 7, 2014—It all started with a faint glow. It was November 1895, and the German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen was experimenting with an early cathode ray tube—a vacuum tube with a contained electric current. During his experiments he noticed an odd fluorescence in crystals on a nearby table. Surprisingly, the glow continued even when he covered the tube with...

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Vanderbilt experts offer tips for safe grilling

Jul. 2, 2014—As the long July Fourth holiday weekend approaches, many outdoor cooking enthusiasts will pull their grills from winter hibernation. Some will be sorry they did.

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Vanderbilt doctors urge caution with Fourth of July fireworks

Jun. 30, 2014—Nothing says Fourth of July like fireworks, but doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution with consumer fireworks and suggest leaving these displays to the experts.

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Children face heat stroke danger as outside temperatures rise

Jun. 17, 2014—With temperatures rising in Middle Tennessee, safety experts at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt stress the danger of leaving children unattended in vehicles.

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Children’s Hospital again named among nation’s best

Jun. 10, 2014—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was named among the nation’s best children’s hospitals for the eighth consecutive year in "U.S. News & World Report’s" annual rankings released this week.

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Vanderbilt Health, Williamson Medical Center debut new Cool Springs clinic

Jun. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center opened a new Walk-In Clinic in Cool Springs on Wednesday, June 4. The new clinic joins two other Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center Walk-In Clinics already open in Franklin and Spring Hill.

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Scholarships Allow Vanderbilt Undergrad to Pursue Career in Medicine

Feb. 24, 2014—John Chen, a second-year medical student at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM), is not sure what type of doctor he will become, but one thing is certain: he will have the chance to follow his heart in selecting his field of study and said he owes that all to Vanderbilt.

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VICC receives $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant

Jan. 21, 2014—The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

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Vanderbilt announces expansion plans for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

Jan. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt University plans to build a four-floor inpatient expansion on top of the existing structure of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, hospital officials announced Dec. 31.

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