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Bentley ready to ride for Children’s Hospital

Aug. 16, 2012—Multi-platinum country music artist Dierks Bentley will host his seventh annual “Miles & Music for Kids” celebrity motorcycle ride and concert in Nashville on Sunday, Oct. 14, benefiting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Photo: Hydrocephalus Walk

Aug. 16, 2012—More than 500 people trekked in the first Nashville Hydrocephalus Walk held recently. So far, the inaugural 5K walk, sponsored in part by the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has raised an estimated $30,000. (photo by Denise Charlene Thomas)

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Children’s Hospital nurse in Colorado theater when shooting begins, aids victims

Jul. 24, 2012—Mia Bransford, R.N., EMT, a nurse in the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was attending a family reunion and was at the Century 16 theater in Aurora, Colo., last Friday just after midnight to enjoy the new Batman movie.

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Children’s Hospital launches new website

Jul. 20, 2012—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is launching a redesigned website this week that will give parents, visitors and health professionals easier access to hospital and health information. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has launched a redesigned Website that gives parents, visitors and health professionals easier access to hospital and...

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Two families create strong bond during hospital stays

Jul. 19, 2012—If not for their daughters’ illnesses, Laura Meador and Amy Hamilton probably would never have met. But their paths crossed in an unlikely venue — the sixth floor of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt — and a burgeoning friendship was born.

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Photo: Preds Prospect Day

Jul. 12, 2012—As part of the Nashville Predators’ “Prospect Day in the Community,” new members of the team, as well as draftees and other potential prospects, dropped by the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently to visit with patients and families.  Players Michael Latta, left, Daniel Bang and Juuso Puustinen sign an autograph for patient...

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Neonatal Transport Team debuts a new Angel

Jul. 12, 2012—The Neonatal Transport Team at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has added a new ambulance to its fleet.

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Report shows Vanderbilt achieving low rates of central line infections

Jun. 28, 2012—Intensive care units at Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are achieving exceptionally low rates of central line-associated blood stream infection (CLABSI), according to a report released this week by the Tennessee Department of Health.

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‘Look Before You Lock’ to prevent child heat stroke and death

Jun. 27, 2012—It took less than 10 minutes for temperatures to rise from 79 to a blazing 113 degrees inside a parked SUV on the plaza at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The SUV was used to illustrate the danger of leaving children unattended in vehicles — part of a special safety demonstration led by officials at Monroe...

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Eat at Mimi’s Café in July and help Children’s Hospital

Jun. 26, 2012—Visit Mimi’s Café July 1-31 and purchase a $1 balloon icon or $5 coupon book and proceeds will benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, your local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. On July 6, receive free muffins with your donation. Mimi’s Café has Tennessee locations in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro and Knoxville. For directions, visit...

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital seeks to reduce drowning incidents this summer

Jun. 18, 2012—Since Memorial Day weekend, emergency medicine physicians at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have already seen an increase in pool-related injuries, including fatalities. Throughout the summer, Children’s Hospital is partnering with Safe Kids Cumberland Valley and a number of other community organizations to introduce a proactive water safety campaign, “Be Pool Cool...

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Zip line tours benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

Jun. 8, 2012—Visit the newly opened Honeysuckle Hill Farm Zip Line Tree Top Canopy Tours in Springfield, Tenn., and support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. $1 from every regular-price Tree Top Canopy Tour sold in the 2012 season benefits Children’s Hospital.

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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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