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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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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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Gut germs govern growth

Apr. 6, 2012—Treating H. pylori infection in children may help their growth rebound, a recent study suggests.

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Portion of 21st Avenue South to be closed this weekend; other closure

Feb. 15, 2012—Beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, through 6 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, the north- and southbound lanes of 21st Avenue South will be closed from Edgehill Avenue to Medical Center Drive. Police officers and detour signs will be on site for the duration of the street closure to direct emergency vehicles and other related traffic to...

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges caution during holiday decorating

Dec. 9, 2011—Holiday lights and decorations are welcome distractions from the cold weather outside, but also bring an increased potential for injury, especially to young children. This year, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering a host of tips to keep homes safe and prevent holiday-related injuries.

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Children’s Hospital offers toy safety tips for the holiday shopping season

Nov. 29, 2011—As parents and others navigate the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to avoid this year’s most dangerous toys.

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Mouse study offers clues for childhood obesity

Apr. 13, 2011—An obesity-associated genetic variation makes fatty food more rewarding yet less satisfying, new research in mice suggests.

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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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