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My Southern Health: Spring allergies may be worse in the South

Feb. 28, 2017—Hay fever can pose more of a challenge in Southern cities. Here’s why and what to do about it.

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My Southern Health: The ABCDEs of caring for the heart during cancer treatment—and beyond

Feb. 28, 2017—People who have dealt with cancer may also need to take special care of their hearts. Here’s how.

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Hospice and heart

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My Southern Health: Tips to encourage healthier eating as a family

Feb. 22, 2017—Getting the entire family committed to healthier eating might seem overwhelming, but with a few small changes, you can make a big difference.

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Norman selected as national ambassador for nursing research advocacy

Feb. 15, 2017—Linda D. Norman, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, has been named ambassador for the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research, an independent nonprofit organization that advocates for nursing science and its role in promoting the health and well-being of Americans.

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Love Your Heart Expo Feb. 22; Know Your Numbers and win prizes

Feb. 15, 2017—The Love Your Heart Expo is scheduled From 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Light Hall North Lobby.

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Using the Internet for good

Feb. 14, 2017—Terrah Foster Akard is helping children facing serious and life-threatening illness create a digital record of their lives, and measuring the impact the practice has on their emotional wellbeing.

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New grants bolster VUMC Trauma program’s research initiatives

Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Division of Trauma, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care recently was awarded two new research grants.

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On Resilience: How Jessica Harthcock Turned A Tragic Sports Accident Into A Healthcare Revolution

Feb. 2, 2017—Jessica Harthcock, MEd’14, was 17 years old when she suffered a devastating sports-related injury, which ultimately paralyzed her from the chest down.  She soon became very aware of the gaps in care quality care for patients with neurological conditions. To address those issues, she started Utilize Health, a specialty care coordination solution that guides patients...

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VKC workshops to discuss disability resources related to health care, HS transition, accessing services

Jan. 25, 2017—Disability resources related to health care, transition from high school, and accessing disability service information will be the focus of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Spring 2017 Britt Henderson Training Series.

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