My Southern Health Archives
Jul. 6, 2016—A mother tells her story of the steps that can lead to accidentally leaving a baby in a car; and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt offers hot vehicle safety tips.
Jun. 8, 2016—When shopping at your local farmers' markets, keep food safety in mind.
Apr. 7, 2016—Some local day care centers are reporting incidents of hand, foot and mouth disease. Learn more about this viral illness, which blossoms in the spring causing fever, fussiness and ulcers.
Mar. 22, 2016—March is Child Life Month. In celebration, MySouthernHealth.com has featured a series of stories by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt specialists, who share their expertise with parents in putting children at ease.
Mar. 3, 2016—Leaders of social media programs at 15 major hospitals and health systems gathered in Nashville last week as Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) hosted the “founders meeting” of a new national organization.
Feb. 11, 2016—Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and Tennessee is no exception. Learn eight steps you can take to pump up your heart health.
Feb. 10, 2016—Valentine’s Day is coming this weekend. If you’re still making plans for Sunday, see recommendations from MySouthernHealth.com for fun ideas on active dates out and for heart-healthy food ideas to make at home.
Jan. 12, 2016—Bulky coats can give the false impression that your child is snugly strapped into his or her car seat, warns Purnima Unni, manager of the Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in this MySouthernHealth.com article.
Nov. 11, 2015—Making the choice between going to the ER or to a walk-in clinic can be difficult. The four Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center walk-in clinics can handle a variety of conditions resulting in shorter wait times and less expensive care. Learn more in this article from My Southern Health, a Vanderbilt website.