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My Southern Health: Sleep apnea – what you need to know

Oct. 9, 2017—Feeling tired during the day? Excessively tired, even after a night’s sleep? That and loud snoring at night could be signs of a bigger problem, said Beth Malow, director of the Vanderbilt Sleep Center.

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My Southern Health: One woman’s story of reversing prediabetes

Sep. 22, 2017—One of our favorite prediabetes success stories includes lifestyle overhaul and the help of a program focused on manageable change: Health Plus at Vanderbilt.

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Meharry–Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core announces new round of mini-grants

Sep. 15, 2017—The Meharry–Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core announces new round of mini-grants. The deadline is Oct. 20, 2017.

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Vanderbilt to host symposium on bone marrow disorders

Sep. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) clinicians will host an educational symposium on bone marrow disorders, including bone marrow failure, acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), on Friday, Oct. 13, from 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Omni Nashville Hotel, 250 5th Ave. South.

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Volunteers needed for community events

Sep. 13, 2017—The VUMC Strategic Marketing department is looking for employee volunteers to represent Vanderbilt at our community events throughout Middle Tennessee in Davidson, Williamson, Maury and Wilson counties.

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Chic Awearness event supports VUMC ovarian cancer research

Sep. 13, 2017—The annual Chic Awearness fundraising event that supports ovarian cancer research at major medical centers, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), will be held Monday, Sept. 25, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., at Prima Restaurant, 700 12th Ave. South.

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Medical Center Drive reduced to one lane Sept. 16

Sep. 12, 2017—Medical Center Drive will be reduced to one southbound lane Sept. 16 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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My Southern Health: Keeping your child safe from online predators

Sep. 11, 2017—Internet safety starts with talking to your kids about online dangers and how to avoid them, says pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist Mary Romano.

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Walk the labyrinth for reflection and prayer at Children’s Hospital

Aug. 31, 2017—The Department of Pastoral Care at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt invites all patients, families, staff and visitors to "Walk the Labyrinth," an opportunity for reflection, prayer and meditation.

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Vanderbilt Primary Care–Williamson County expands, accepting new patients

Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt Primary Care in Williamson County has expanded its practice, and several clinic providers are now scheduling new patient appointments for all your primary care needs.

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VICC’s annual Cancer Survivors Celebration set for Sept. 10

Aug. 24, 2017—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) will host the 2017 Cancer Survivors Celebration Sunday, Sept. 10, from 2–4 p.m. This year’s free event, offered in partnership with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, will be held at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center, 310 25th Ave. South.

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My Southern Health: Download a free eclipse day activity book for kids

Aug. 14, 2017—My Southern Health and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt offer "Champ's Total Eclipse Activity Book," a free download.

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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.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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