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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Archives

My Southern Health: One woman’s story of reversing prediabetes

Sep. 22, 2017—One of our favorite prediabetes success stories includes lifestyle overhaul and the help of a program focused on manageable change: Health Plus at Vanderbilt.

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Meharry–Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core announces new round of mini-grants

Sep. 15, 2017—The Meharry–Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core announces new round of mini-grants. The deadline is Oct. 20, 2017.

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Medical Center Drive reduced to one lane Sept. 16

Sep. 12, 2017—Medical Center Drive will be reduced to one southbound lane Sept. 16 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Message from Vanderbilt University Medical Center about caller ID spoofing

Sep. 6, 2017—Beginning Sept. 1, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s patient customer service line began to experience an unusually high volume of calls. Medical Center officials quickly determined the cause of the increased call volume was the result of a fraudulent practice known as caller ID spoofing.

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Lopez named Vanderbilt’s liaison to Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Aug. 30, 2017—Carlos F. Lopez, assistant professor of biochemistry and biomedical informatics, has been appointed as Vanderbilt University's liaison to Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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Vanderbilt Primary Care–Williamson County expands, accepting new patients

Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt Primary Care in Williamson County has expanded its practice, and several clinic providers are now scheduling new patient appointments for all your primary care needs.

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A solar eclipse can hurt your eyesight without you knowing it – here’s why.

Aug. 15, 2017—While agreeing that viewing a total solar eclipse is a chance of a lifetime, Vanderbilt Eye Institute Research Director David Calkins urges us to not look at the sun without special eclipse glasses. Catkins explains how certain spectrums of sunlight can damage your eyesight without you knowing it, until it is too late. Follow Vanderbilt...

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One lane of Medical Center Drive closed Aug. 12

Aug. 8, 2017—From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, Medical Center Drive will be reduced to one southbound lane of traffic. The lane reduction will extend from the intersection of Medical Center Drive and 21st Avenue South to the crosswalk at the west exit of East Garage.

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Wireless network changes coming to Medical Center buildings Sept. 5

Aug. 2, 2017—Beginning Sept. 5, the university’s wireless network, vuNet, will no longer be available in Vanderbilt University Medical Center buildings.

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Smart underwear prevents back stress with just a tap

Aug. 1, 2017—"Performance-boosting super suit" hidden under clothing can be activated by a double tap to save users' backs.

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Patients with blood disorders invited to free June 24 seminar

Jun. 16, 2017—Patients with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and other blood disorders are invited to a free seminar featuring a Vanderbilt University Medical Center clinician and other medical experts.

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Farmers’ Market returns to medical center plaza through Oct. 26

Jun. 7, 2017—The Nashville Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has returned and will be held every Thursday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. through Oct. 26.

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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.

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VUMC campus

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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