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Take precautions against back-to-school pedestrian injuries

Aug. 8, 2011—It’s back-to-school time, and safety experts at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are offering safety tips for children and their parents to help prevent pedestrian injuries, which often increase as the school year begins.

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Support hospital with Blizzard purchase Aug. 11

Aug. 4, 2011—Stop by any participating Middle Tennessee Dairy Queen on Aug. 11 to support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, by purchasing a Blizzard. Proceeds will benefit the hospital. Contact: Allison Sambola, (615) 343-0722    

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Out of the Deep

Aug. 1, 2011—A shark attack leads to a collaboration that could transform the lives of amputees It was an overcast June morning at Cap San Blas, Fla., and 16-year-old Craig Hutto had nothing but fishing on his mind. Situated about 50 miles south of Panama City on a peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico, the quiet beach...

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Aug. 26 golf tourney benefits hospital

Jul. 21, 2011—Help support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt by signing up for the 2nd Annual Credit Unions for Kids Golf Classic Friday, Aug. 26, at Windtree Golf Course in Mt. Juliet. Registration starts at 7 a.m. Come early to purchase your mulligans and red tickets for games through the course. For more information on...

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Eve of Janus set for July 30

Jul. 14, 2011—The 41st Eve of Janus is scheduled for July 30 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges parents to guard against extreme heat

Jul. 14, 2011—With indexes as high as 110 degrees this week in Middle Tennessee, doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are asking parents to remain vigilant against hyperthermia and other heat-related illnesses.

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Benefit golf tournament Sept. 29

Jul. 8, 2011—Network Computing Services is sponsoring a golf tournament to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The event is scheduled for Sept. 29 at Vanderbilt Legends Course in Franklin, Tenn.This is the eighth year that NCS has raised funds for the hospital. NCS is made up of VUMC employees who host this team-building outing...

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New program supports children with brain injuries

Jul. 7, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has helped launch a new program to support children diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after they leave the hospital.

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Dollar General gives more than $1 million to expansion project at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jun. 30, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is recognizing Dollar General Corporation for giving more than $1 million to Children’s Hospital’s 33-bed, 30,000-square-foot addition that is currently under construction.

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Vanderbilt doctors urge caution with July Fourth fireworks

Jun. 30, 2011—While nothing says Fourth of July quite like fireworks, doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution and suggest always leaving these displays to the experts.

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Support Children’s Hospital at participating Dairy Queens

Jun. 27, 2011—Stop by any participating Middle Tennessee Dairy Queen now through Aug. 11, and support the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt by purchasing a balloon icon during checkout.

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Tackling diabetes

Jun. 24, 2011—Last April, 13-year-old Luke Mitchell had a routine well-child checkup at his pediatrician’s office in Nashville. The visit ended up being anything but routine. Instead of hearing that everything was OK and being sent on his way, he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.    

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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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