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Therapy helps regenerate child’s undeveloped bones

Apr. 11, 2013—Janelly Martinez-Amador was born with thin, fragile bones, and by 3, she had no visible bones on X-rays. Initially, doctors weren’t sure she would survive her first birthday.

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Newborn screening program championed at VU helps save boy

Apr. 11, 2013—John Isaac Stone Seabolt was born Feb. 26, less than two months after a new state law went into effect encouraging the screening of newborn babies for “silent” heart defects.

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VUCast: See a Vanderbilt student’s “bright” idea; plus research on why students might want to double down on majors.

Apr. 10, 2013—See a Vanderbilt student’s bright art idea! Hear why more students should double down on their majors Watch how a special cartoon comforts sick kids at the Children’s Hospital

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Workshop featuring Coach James Franklin, others to address managing staff effectively

Apr. 3, 2013—This workshop is the first in the Leadership, Education and Development Series (LEADS). The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt presents “Managing the Happy, Crabby and All Those in Between,” which will bring together speakers from different entities of business to speak about what it takes to manage staff effectively and efficiently, what makes...

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Children’s after-hours clinic debuts in Mt. Juliet

Mar. 28, 2013—Bumps, bruises and sore throats don’t keep regular business hours, and that’s why the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has opened an after-hours clinic in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

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Steeplechase strengthens bond with Children’s Hospital

Mar. 28, 2013—As the Iroquois Steeplechase gears up for its annual spring event, the race this year will honor one of the leaders at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and also support a newly established fund for hospital research efforts.

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VUMC job fair for nurses April 10

Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is sponsoring a job fair for nurses on Wednesday, April 10. Those who apply in advance can set up a specific interview time during the fair.

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There’s still time to register and train for Nashville Kids Triathlon

Mar. 22, 2013—There’s still time to register your child for the Nashville Kids Triathlon scheduled for Sunday, May 19. Group training for Team Vanderbilt starts Wednesday, April 3. Training sessions will be held once a week for the seven weeks leading up to the race. Instruction on transition areas, bike safety and how to eat while training will...

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Photo: Birthday wish

Mar. 21, 2013—Hailey Willis, left, and her sister, Alyssa, stand in front of 22 boxes of gifts they donated to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in honor of Hailey’s seventh birthday.

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Child-designed art sought for next Holiday Project

Feb. 21, 2013—The Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Holiday Project saw another banner year, raising $75,000 in 2012 for the hospital.

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VUCast: The vital economic impact Vanderbilt is having on Tennessee, stereo smelling in animals, and the viral video that hit 2 million views

Feb. 21, 2013—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: VITAL STATS: Together Vanderbilt and Tennessee make a great pair. See the vital economic impact we’re having on each other. STEREO SMELLING: Why some animals smell in stereo CUTE GONE VIRAL: See the viral video by a Vanderbilt employee with more than two million views.

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Classes help hone parents’ resuscitation skills, confidence

Feb. 21, 2013—It’s a skill few parents ever think they’ll have to use, but it can be an invaluable, life-saving tool — cardiopulmonary resuscitation, mostly commonly known as CPR.

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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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