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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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New protocol moves pediatric ED patients to primary care clinic

Sep. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt has created a pediatric emergency department to primary care clinic transfer protocol as an alternative for using the ED for non-urgent conditions that can be treated in a primary care setting.

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Young patients connect with International Space Station

Aug. 31, 2022—For six minutes on Aug. 24, patients of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt went out of this world — or at least their voices did — to connect with the International Space Station.

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Vanderbilt experts offer tips for good eye health

Aug. 26, 2022—Vanderbilt experts offer tips for good vision health during Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month.

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A star-filled visit

Aug. 25, 2022—Country music singer Keith Urban, and wife, actress and producer Nicole Kidman, recently visited with patients inside Seacrest Studio at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Neurologic complications common in children hospitalized with COVID

Aug. 25, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers have found another reason to vaccinate children against COVID-19: to help reduce the likelihood of neurologic complications caused by the virus.

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Reassurance for parents on monkeypox risk for children

Aug. 16, 2022—Physicians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offer reassurance to parents who have concerns about monkeypox risk for children.

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Rise seen in parechovirus cases among children

Aug. 11, 2022—Doctors at Vanderbilt are seeing an unusually high number of young patients infected with a virus called parechovirus.

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Say hello. ‘DNA’ podcast series coming Fall 2022

Aug. 8, 2022—Be one of the first to preview the all-new ‘Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action’ podcast series. #ListenDNA.

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Tri My Best Triathlon

Aug. 4, 2022—The Tri My Best Triathlon is an adaptive race sponsored by Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt that pairs a child with a disability (ages 5-18) with a peer buddy to complete the race together as a team.

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Study tracks limited use of influenza antiviral therapy

Aug. 4, 2022—A Vanderbilt study found that more than half of children diagnosed with influenza and deemed high risk for flu-related complications were given the recommended antiviral treatment.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt creates new Vanderbilt Youth Sports Health Center

Aug. 1, 2022—The Vanderbilt Youth Sports Health Center, the only one of its kind in the region, recently opened through a partnership between Vanderbilt Sports Medicine and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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