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My Southern Health: Common prostate ailments

Mar. 14, 2017—Douglas Milam, associate professor of urologic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses what prostate issues might cause you trouble and what you can do about them.

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My Southern Health: Kids and sinus infections

Mar. 14, 2017—Siva Chinnadurai, associate professor of otolaryngology at Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, discusses the causes and treatments for sinus infections.

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Applications accepted for S10 instrumentation grants from NIH

Feb. 28, 2017—The NIH S10 program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instrumentation or an integrated system.

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Call for applications: 2017 Stanley Cohen Innovation Fund

Feb. 28, 2017—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is now soliciting applications for research awards from the Stanley Cohen Innovation Fund.

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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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Ash Wednesday services offered at Children’s Hospital

Feb. 22, 2017—Ash Wednesday services will be offered for patients, families, visitors and staff at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Concert by singer Wade Hayes and friends to benefit VICC

Feb. 15, 2017—Country music artist and cancer survivor Wade Hayes will host the second annual “Country Hits Back” benefit concert March 7 at the Franklin Theatre. The event will support vitally important cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

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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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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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First graders needed for longitudinal reading study

Jan. 19, 2017—The Education and Brain Laboratory in the Department of Special Education at Peabody College is seeking participants for a longitudinal study investigating children's reading progress from second through fifth grades.

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Learn how to help older adults with mental health issues Jan. 18

Jan. 13, 2017—If you care for parents or elders and are concerned they may be dealing with depression, anxiety or other mental health issues, you’ll want to attend January’s Boomers, Elders & More session.

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