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Study links Medicaid expansion and recipients’ health status

Jan. 10, 2020—In Southern states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, adults experienced lower rates of decline in both physical and mental health, according to a new Vanderbilt analysis.

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Register for 5th Annual Turner Family Center Social Venture Summit Jan. 31–Feb. 1

Jan. 10, 2020—In its fifth year, the Social Venture Summit will gather entrepreneurs, investors, educators, accelerators, policymakers and other startup champions to meet, collaborate and share ideas.

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Impact of weight gain from early to middle adulthood explored

Jan. 10, 2020—A new analysis finds that people who become overweight in midlife have significantly higher rates of obesity-linked cancers.

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Commodores to honor winning teams of SEC regular season titles

Jan. 8, 2020—The 1965, 1974 and 1993 Southeastern Conference regular season championship teams will be honored during three Commodore men’s basketball games this season, with the 1974 team to be recognized first this Saturday during Vanderbilt’s game with Texas A&M at Memorial Gym.

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Subjects needed for studies on teen depression, teens and moms

Jan. 8, 2020—Teens aged 14-18 with symptoms of depression may be eligible to receive eight weeks of free treatment and financial compensation up to $200.

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Listen to new Health Plus Wellcast: ‘A New Resolution – Emotional Health’

Jan. 8, 2020—Many people start the new year with a resolution, but it is rarely about their emotional health. Kyle MacDonald from the University Counseling Center outlines some of the things we can do to be emotionally healthy.

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Corbin inducted into American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

Jan. 6, 2020—Vanderbilt head coach Tim Corbin was one of six individuals inducted in the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame class of 2020 on Friday night as part of the 76th annual ABCA/Diamond Sports Hall of Fame Banquet held in Nashville.

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Health Plus Hold the Stuffing final weigh-ins are Jan. 6-17

Jan. 6, 2020—Celebrate good health each winter holiday season with Health Plus' Hold the Stuffing. Maintain weight from November to January to be entered into a prize drawing.

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LGBTQI Life to host welcome back brunch Jan. 6

Dec. 19, 2019—Celebrate the beginning of the spring semester at the Welcome Back Brunch on Monday, Jan. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the K.C. Potter Center. The event is hosted by the Office of LGBTQI Life.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Connections for Cardiovascular Health

Dec. 19, 2019—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Connections for Cardiovascular Health (CCH) program. The CCH program funds programs providing innovative, community-based approaches to improving cardiovascular health across the United States.

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Top LGBTQ researcher to speak at School of Nursing Jan. 14

Dec. 19, 2019—Tonda Hughes, an international authority on addiction and mental health in sexual minority women, will present “From Gay Bars to Marriage Equality: Building a Program of Research Focused on a Stigmatized and Marginalized Population” on Tuesday, Jan. 14.

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Music takes engineering major into the lab and across the country

Dec. 18, 2019—When biomedical engineering major Brett Koolik first started learning piano as a child, he wasn't motivated solely by his love of music. He also wanted to figure out how a piano works.

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