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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges parents to guard against extreme heat

Jul. 14, 2011—With indexes as high as 110 degrees this week in Middle Tennessee, doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are asking parents to remain vigilant against hyperthermia and other heat-related illnesses.

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New program supports children with brain injuries

Jul. 7, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has helped launch a new program to support children diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after they leave the hospital.

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Dollar General gives more than $1 million to expansion project at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jun. 30, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is recognizing Dollar General Corporation for giving more than $1 million to Children’s Hospital’s 33-bed, 30,000-square-foot addition that is currently under construction.

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Vanderbilt doctors urge caution with July Fourth fireworks

Jun. 30, 2011—While nothing says Fourth of July quite like fireworks, doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution and suggest always leaving these displays to the experts.

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New VUMC website designed with patients, caregivers in mind

Jun. 23, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s website for patients, caregivers and the public – VanderbiltHealth.com – has undergone its first major redesign since the site launched in 2007.

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Country music fans urged to beware the heat

Jun. 8, 2011—High temperatures could be dangerous to your health, so precautions should be taken.

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VUMC offers “laughing gas” for childbirth

Jun. 3, 2011—Vanderbilt is one of three hospitals in the country offering Nitrous oxide for pain management during childbirth.

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Department of Preventive Medicine will expand, be re-named

Jun. 2, 2011—After a storied history of achievement in the areas of teaching, research and advocacy in the fields of prevention and public health, Vanderbilt’s Department of Preventive Medicine is expanding and will be re-named.

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Forum on fragile X syndrome June 20

May. 31, 2011—Panelists will discuss how research findings are improving clinical care of this inherited disability.

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Balser outlines goals at VUSM Spring Faculty Meeting

May. 26, 2011—At the School of Medicine Spring Faculty Meeting May 25, Jeff Balser, vice chancellor for health affairs and the dean of the School of Medicine, told a packed Light Hall audience that Vanderbilt has made significant progress toward its priority goals of endowed support for chairs and student scholarship, but there is still work to be done.

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TLC show filmed at VUMC to begin airing Monday, May 2

Apr. 28, 2011—After nearly five months of filming last fall and winter, Vanderbilt University Medical Center will once again be the subject of a new reality TV series scheduled to debut on TLC Monday, May 2, at 1 p.m.

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Shalom Foundation, VU establish Guatemala clinic

Apr. 28, 2011—Surgeons, nurses and staff at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt helped open a long-awaited and much-needed surgical facility during a recent mission trip to Guatemala.

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