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Don’t miss the Love Your Heart Expo Wednesday

Sep. 7, 2012—September is National Cholesterol Education Month and Health Plus is encouraging faculty and staff to get cholesterol checks if recommended, and to take steps to lower cholesterol if it is high. It is also a good time to learn about lifestyle choices that can make a difference. Love Your Heart Expo is a lunchtime event...

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Initiative aims to boost healthy vending options

Aug. 16, 2012—Over the next two years, Vanderbilt’s Health Plus is partnering with Vanderbilt’s retail director to bring more healthy food options to the Medical Center.

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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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Vanderbilt recognized by AHA as a fit-friendly company

Apr. 20, 2012—For the fifth consecutive year, Vanderbilt has been recognized by the American Heart Association with its Platinum Level Start! Fit-friendly Company Award. This award is given to companies that demonstrate progressive leadership toward making health and wellness a priority for their workforce. Vanderbilt will receive recognition in the September issue of Fortune magazine for the...

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Inside Out

Jan. 1, 2012—Community Connections aims to enrich the work lives of Vanderbilt staff As one of Tennessee’s largest employers, Vanderbilt is, in essence, a small city. More than 22,000 workers comprise this bustling community, which is service-minded, rich in creativity and culturally diverse. What better place to find kindred spirits, like-minded hobbyists, caring companions and potential mentors? But –...

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Love Your Heart Expo Sept. 14

Sep. 8, 2011—The Love Your Heart Expo will be sponsored by Health Plus and Vanderbilt Heart on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Light Hall North Lobby.

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Health Plus offers Know Your Numbers this week

Jul. 15, 2011—Visit the Bill Wilkerson Center, Occupational Health, and Health Plus to have your weight, blood pressure and body mass index checked.

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Health Plus offers Know Your Numbers at VCH and MCN this week

May. 6, 2011—Stop by and have your weight, blood pressure and body mass index checked: Tuesday, May 10 from 8:30 -9 a.m. at Monroe Carrel Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, room 2104 Wednesday, May 11 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Occupational Health Clinic, 640 Medical Arts Building Thursday, May 12 from 1 -3 p.m. in at...

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Vanderbilt gets Start! Fit-friendly Companies Award

Apr. 27, 2011—For the fourth consecutive year Vanderbilt has been recognized by the American Heart Association with its Platinum Level Start! Fit-friendly Companies Award.

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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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