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Sleep education helps families of children with autism

Sep. 12, 2013—Parent sleep education is beneficial in improving sleep and aspects of daytime behavior and family functioning in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to a Vanderbilt study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

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Nobel laureate Beutler to speak at VU Sept. 23

Sep. 12, 2013—Nobel laureate Bruce Beutler, M.D., will discuss his research on innate immunity during a noon seminar Monday, Sept. 23, in 208 Light Hall.

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Breakfast free for children Sept. 17

Sep. 12, 2013—In observance of No Kid Hungry’s Hunger Awareness month in September, The Courtyard Café will be giving away breakfast to children under 12 on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

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School of Nursing receives renewal of HRSA grants

Sep. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $427,499 award from the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) for 2013-14, marking the 10th consecutive year that VUSN has received the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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Embolism not about to change young singer’s tune

Sep. 12, 2013—As a member of the Tune Town Show Chorus, 20-year-old Kyla Hallums was used to belting out songs and thought it strange when she became short of breath on Sept. 1.

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Options to treat childhood C. diff. infection studied

Sep. 12, 2013—After more than a month in and out of the hospital with her daughter, Kynslee, Kristen Allen felt she was at the end of her rope. Last spring, the nearly 2-year-old Columbia girl developed diarrhea that wouldn’t go away after taking antibiotics for repeated ear infections.

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MRI used as new tool in predicting lymphedema risk

Sep. 12, 2013—A new Vanderbilt study is the first to use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to noninvasively measure lymphatic flow.

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Program takes new approach to pain management

Sep. 12, 2013—Patients with chronic pain who are covered by the Vanderbilt Employee Health Care Plan or workers’ compensation system can now enroll in an innovative rehabilitation program that could dramatically change how chronic pain is treated.

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‘Proofreader’ key to coronavirus growth

Sep. 12, 2013—A coronavirus protein is required for replication of the viral genome and may be a good treatment target for SARS and other diseases caused by coronaviruses.

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Vanderbilt named No. 17 national university by ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Sep. 10, 2013—"U.S. News & World Report" ranked Vanderbilt's undergraduate experience No. 17 among national universities. Vanderbilt jumped five spots, moving from 16th to 11th in the “great school at a great price” category.

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Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine expert offers five survival rules for teen drivers

Sep. 9, 2013—Anyone familiar with the devastating statistics knows that inexperience plus a driver’s license can be a dangerous combination. For teen drivers, lives can be forever changed in an instant. Corey Slovis, M.D., professor and chair of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt, has been an emergency medicine physician for more than two decades and is tired of...

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Pediatric Anesthesiology taps Daves

Sep. 5, 2013—  Suanne Daves, M.D., has been named vice chair for Pediatric Anesthesiology, a key leadership role for both the Department of Anesthesiology and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Daves joined the Department of Anesthesiology as an associate professor in December 2008. She was then appointed chief of the Pediatric Cardiac Division in...

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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.

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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.

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

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