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My Southern Health: Why young men should pay attention to high blood pressure

Jan. 26, 2018—Regular blood-pressure checks could improve health and reduce cardiovascular risks, says Vanderbilt's Heart and Vascular Institute.

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Research study: Looking for ways to reduce stress in your family?

Jan. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Helping Families Cope with Stress Study aims to promote children's healthy adjustment by teaching your family about the nature and effects of stress. Research participants are needed.

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My Southern Health: Six useful cough remedies for kids

Jan. 22, 2018—So many things can cause a child’s cough. Here’s how to help soothe it.

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My Southern Health: The Tide Pod challenge – what parents need to know

Jan. 22, 2018—The latest dangerous teen challenge involves eating Tide Pods, which can be harmful and potentially fatal.

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Typically developing children needed for research study to measure food interest

Jan. 19, 2018—Child volunteers are needed for a Vanderbilt University Medical Center research study that will look at how eye movements and brain activity measure interest in food.

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Funding opportunity: Vanderbilt-Incyte Research Alliance Program Grant

Jan. 17, 2018—The Vanderbilt–Incyte Research Alliance announces a funding opportunity to support faculty in the areas of applied and translational research.

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Ash Wednesday services offered Feb. 14 at Vanderbilt Hospital

Jan. 12, 2018—Ash Wednesday services with the imposition of ashes will be held Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Rhea Chapel of the Vanderbilt University Hospital Lobby at 7 a.m, noon and 6 p.m.

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BioVU focus of Research Enterprise Forum Jan. 31

Jan. 10, 2018—The School of Medicine will host a Research Enterprise Forum from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31.

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Children and adolescents needed for study on reading and learning

Jan. 10, 2018—Children and adolescents ages 9-14 are needed for a Vanderbilt University research study to better understand the relationship between reading and learning.

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My Southern Health: Got the flu? Here’s why you need to stay home

Jan. 5, 2018—Survey results suggest 75 percent of parents leave the house with the flu—and they’re spreading it to others.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: AAMC Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

Jan. 3, 2018—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC) may nominate one assistant professor for the Association of American Medical Colleges Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship. The recipient receives a $15,000 grant to support a project performed in the United States to support racial and ethnic minorities.

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My Southern Health: 7 strategies for keeping New Year’s resolutions all year long

Jan. 2, 2018—New year, new you … right? If you’re like about 40 percent of Americans, you’ve made some New Year’s resolutions in your time. But chances are those New Year’s resolutions won’t be as successful as you’d like.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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