Author: Christina Echegaray
Aug. 30, 2012—When Luke Brown was 5, he slid into second base as a little black box flew out of the back pocket of his baseball pants. The object was an insulin pump, his lifeline, a device charged with keeping his blood sugar in check. But he wasn’t prepared to stop at second, and snatched it off...
Aug. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt University has signed on for a statewide project to increase exclusive breast-feeding in hospitals and delivery centers.
Aug. 16, 2012—More than 500 people trekked in the first Nashville Hydrocephalus Walk held recently. So far, the inaugural 5K walk, sponsored in part by the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has raised an estimated $30,000. (photo by Denise Charlene Thomas)
Jul. 19, 2012—Nashville will have a first-ever walk for hydrocephalus Saturday, July 28, raising awareness and support for research.
Jul. 12, 2012—The Neonatal Transport Team at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has added a new ambulance to its fleet.
Apr. 26, 2012—Removing a child’s ruptured appendix sooner rather than later significantly lowers hospital costs and charges, according to a recently published study.