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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges ATV safety over Memorial Day weekend

May. 22, 2012—Many all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails officially open over Memorial Day weekend. Doctors with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are urging both adults and children to stay safe this riding season. Already this week in Middle Tennessee there have been multiple ATV accidents resulting in injuries and death.

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Observe pediatric stroke awareness at Children’s Hospital May 22

May. 18, 2012—May is Stroke Awareness Month, and a table will be set up in front of the gift shop at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on Tuesday, May 22, in observance of pediatric stroke awareness. Stop by from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to learn the warning signs of a stroke, including special...

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Nashville Kids Triathlon seeking participants and volunteers

May. 18, 2012—The Nashville Kids Triathlon is looking for participants and volunteers. The race, to be held June 2 and 3, is geared toward the first-time triathlete, with manageable distances for 5- to 10-year-olds and 11- to 15-year-olds. In the Junior Division (ages 5-10 – turning 6 by Dec. 31, 2012), participants swim 100 meters, bike three...

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Shop and support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

May. 17, 2012—Visit Soma Intimates at the Mall at Green Hills May 26 and 27 for its Get Gorgeous event. Show your Vanderbilt employee or student ID, and 10 percent of your purchase will benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, your local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. Soma carries intimates, clothing, swimsuits and more. Dollars...

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt opens $30 million expansion

May. 9, 2012—In a ceremonial ribbon cutting May 9, officials at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrated the opening of a much-anticipated $30 million, 33-bed, 30,000-square-foot expansion to the hospital.

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Support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at local businesses

Apr. 30, 2012—Take advantage of the following opportunities to support the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt during the months of May and June: Stop by any Middle Tennessee or Southern Kentucky Walmart or Sam’s Club May 1-June 15 and support the Children’s Hospital by donating during checkout. Stop by Costco during the month of May...

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Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3

Apr. 27, 2012—The 2012 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3 at Medical Center Plaza. It will be open every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. all summer long. Stop by and shop for local fruits and vegetables, dairy products such as goat cheese, milk and yogurt, grass-fed beef, eggs, pasta, honey, healthy baked goods and...

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VUCast Newscast: Erasing Hate

Apr. 6, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Erasing Hate How country’s biggest stars shine at Vanderbilt Another Vandy team is championship bound!  

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‘An Evening with Friends’ raises funds for Children’s Hospital April 13

Apr. 3, 2012—The Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt invite you for an evening out to raise money for the Children’s Hospital on Friday, April 13. An Evening with Friends begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception at Brentwood Country Club, followed by a live and silent auction, food, drink and entertainment from the...

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Children ages 5-15 can train for triathlon with Team Vanderbilt

Apr. 2, 2012—Sign your child up for the 2012 Nashville Kids Triathlon. The race is geared for the first-time triathlete, with manageable distances for 5- to 10-year-olds and 11- to 15-year-olds. In the Junior Division (ages 5-10 – turning 6 by Dec. 31, 2012), participants swim 100 meters, bike three miles and run a half-mile. In the Senior...

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Children’s Hospital offers headphone safety tips to prevent long-term hearing loss

Mar. 28, 2012—With the proliferation of smart phones, portable gaming systems and media players, more children – especially teenagers – are listening to ear buds and headphones at dangerously high volume levels. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to parents and teenagers to help prevent long-term hearing loss. According to a Vanderbilt-led study...

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Williams, others elected to Frist Board of Trustees

Mar. 23, 2012—Vanderbilt Associate Director of Community, Neighborhood and Government Relations Gail Carr Williams and others with ties to the university have been elected to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts’ Board of Trustees. In all, five accomplished community leaders were elected, and Steve Turner and Bernice Gordon were named the Board of Trustees’ first honorary...

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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.

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VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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