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Performance will address addiction and recovery Oct. 15

Oct. 12, 2016—The contemporary dance company Nashville in Motion and the Peter Moon Band will present “Fix: What’s Your Monkey?” beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in Ingram Hall. The rock show addresses addiction and recovery through dance, comedy and drama.

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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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Dance Marathon kickoff event rescheduled for Sept. 28

Sep. 22, 2016—Dance Marathon's kickoff event—originally scheduled for Sept. 17 but postponed due to inclement weather—has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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Volunteers needed for Flulapalooza 6

Sep. 7, 2016—Volunteers for nonclinical roles, including helping with patient flow, are needed for this year’s Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mass influenza vaccination event. Flulapalooza 6 will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, in a tent between Light Hall and the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

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Registration open for SPARK autism study

Sep. 7, 2016—Led by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Zachary Warren, associate professor of pediatrics, the SPARK study is looking for individuals of all ages with a professional diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to become part of the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States.

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Science of Song symposium set for Sept. 12 at Vanderbilt

Aug. 23, 2016—Blair School of Music will host a one-day symposium Sept. 12 called "The Science of Song."

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VKC Science Day set for Sept. 19; registration now open

Aug. 11, 2016—The annual Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Science Day is Monday, Sept. 19, and registration to attend is now open on the VKC website.

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Songs from the Heart concert set for Sept. 9

Aug. 11, 2016—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s (VICC) 10th annual Songs from the Heart concert will be held Friday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m., in the Vanderbilt University Student Life Center Ballroom, 310 25th Ave. South.

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VUMC Program for LGBTI Health welcome reception is Aug. 17

Aug. 8, 2016—The Vanderbilt community is invited to join the School of Medicine’s Program for LGBTI Health at a welcome reception Aug. 17.

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Save the date: 2016 Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture set for Oct. 11

Aug. 5, 2016—The 15th annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Lecture will be held Oct. 11. This year marks 50 years since Watkins entered Vanderbilt University Medical School—a milestone in the life of the school that will be celebrated during this year’s event.

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My Southern Health: Make sure to include these 5 things in your birth plan

Aug. 1, 2016—Be ready to be flexible, but make sure your birth plan outlines your desires for the big day, says Bethany Sanders, instructor of clinical nursing.

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