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Education, bullying, mental health, school gun violence top list of parental concerns for their children: poll

Feb. 7, 2024—The latest results from an annual poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy again show education and school quality is the leading concern parents have for their children for the third consecutive year.

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Study finds significant increased risk of future health issues for youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries

Jan. 4, 2024—A Vanderbilt study found that youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries have a significantly increased risk of hospitalizations, emergency department visits, outpatient visits and costs in the 12 months following injury compared to youth without a firearm injury.

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Edwards, Gastineau, Brady honored by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Sep. 19, 2023—The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has awarded top honors to three physicians in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics.

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Poll finds most most Tennessee parents agree on evidence-based safe firearm storage

Apr. 12, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that most Tennessee parents who own firearms agree with ways to safely store their firearms that have been shown through peer-reviewed research to reduce the risk of unintended harm to children.

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Majority of Tennessee parents agree on several school firearm safety measures: poll

Mar. 9, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that a majority of Tennessee parents agree on several firearm-related school safety measures.

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Family’s gift supports efforts of three pediatric clinicians

Sep. 8, 2022—The family of the late William (Bill) Long, MD, made a gift to establish the Dr. William R. Long Fund to support directorships, resident education, fellowships and psychologists in the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Children, firearms mixing more during pandemic

Aug. 19, 2021—Researchers at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt discovered an alarming finding during the height of the pandemic — a marked increase in firearm encounters among children.

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