Pediatrics

Lack of Insurance among Tennessee children remains low, while mental health concerns persist

The latest analysis of the 2024 Tennessee Child Health Poll has found that the proportion of uninsured kids in Tennessee held steady from the 2023 poll, and the rates of mental health diagnoses and associated concerns from Tennessee parents remain high.

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt begins treating patients with novel gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s Jonathan Soslow, MD, and Bryan Burnette, MD, recently began treating patients with a novel gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Riding in style

The Pediatric Heart Institute at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently received a special delivery from the Tennessee Honda Dealers.

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrates 20 years of service

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is celebrating 20 years as Middle Tennessee’s first full-service children’s hospital and is commemorating its mission of caring for children and their families.

Teamwork key to treating boy’s severe head injuries following golf cart accident

Collaboration between teams at Vanderbilt was critical in saving a 2-year-old boy who suffered severe and complex injuries to his head after it was accidantly struck by a golf cart.

Education, bullying, mental health, school gun violence top list of parental concerns for their children: poll

The latest results from an annual poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy again show education and school quality is the leading concern parents have for their children for the third consecutive year.

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