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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named among nation’s best

Jun. 11, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is again named among the top pediatric health care hospitals in "U.S. News & World Report" magazine's annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings.

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Care coordination program eases children’s stress

Jun. 6, 2013—When Melissa and Luke Allen of Cookeville learned that their five-year-old daughter, Annie Lou, needed eye surgery in addition to surgery to repair double hernias, they were overwhelmed.

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Bone disease doesn’t slow Kid President’s campaign

Jun. 6, 2013—Robby Novak has become known to the world as ‘Kid President,’ an online YouTube sensation spreading a message about how people can “make the world more awesome.”

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Cartoons help ease anxiety for young patients

May. 29, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has created two new cartoon videos to ease children’s anxiety when visiting a hospital or clinic.

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Photo: Steeplechase

May. 16, 2013—The 72nd annual running of the Iroquois Steeplechase last Saturday drew nearly 25,000 spectators to Nashville’s Percy Warner Park.

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‘Everybody has a Story’ CD launches with free song download

May. 13, 2013—“Everybody Has a Story,” a compilation of songs written in music therapy sessions at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital and recorded by some of Nashville’s top recording artists goes on sale Tuesday, May 14. It will be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, FYE, iTunes and Walmart  as well as at the children’s hospital in...

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Newsmakers: Vanderbilt’s teaching, research and patient care efforts are making an impact

May. 6, 2013—These stories from the past year show how Vanderbilt is making an impact, on campus and in the world.

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Nashville Dancin’ to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

May. 2, 2013—On April 23, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean announced the return of popular music series, “Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General.” The free event, formerly known as Dancin’ in the District, will host local and national talent Thursday nights throughout the summer kicking off June 13 and continuing through Aug. 1 on Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Monroe...

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Children’s Hospital offers playground safety tips for spring

May. 1, 2013—As the weather finally begins to warm across Middle Tennessee, families may be looking for some outdoor diversions, such as visiting a local park. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to keep playground visits safe and injury-free.

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Nashville Kids Triathlon is May 19

Apr. 26, 2013—The Nashville Kids Triathlon takes place Sunday, May 19. There is still time to Join Team Vanderbilt!

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VUCast: How a student saves girls from violence; music stars sing patients’ songs; see the Dores at dawn.

Apr. 24, 2013—See how a student is saving young women from violence one download at a time. Music therapy hits the big time. Hear stars sing young patients’ songs. How hard does the football team really work?  See the Dores at dawn!

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Stars line up to bring patients’ songs to life

Apr. 18, 2013—Heartfelt songs penned by a group of patients of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt while working with their music therapist are being released May 14 worldwide on a compilation CD featuring some of Nashville’s top recording stars.

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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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