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Robot-guided video game gets older adults out of comfort zone, learning and working together

Mar. 18, 2019—The video game isn’t about talking robots or colorful books. It’s about getting seniors in the early stages of dementia out of their rooms, moving their bodies and, most importantly, working together.

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Merrikh Lab working to defeat drug-resistant superbugs

Dec. 20, 2018—New Vanderbilt University biochemistry professor Houra Merrikh is working to defeat drug-resistant superbugs by blocking a molecule they need to mutate rapidly.

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Work/Life Connections–EAP open house Oct. 2

Sep. 23, 2018—Work/Life Connections–EAP will host an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2.

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My Southern Health: How to help children understand natural disasters

Sep. 16, 2018—Natural disasters, even when far away, can cause children to become concerned about their own safety. Here’s how to talk them through it.

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My Southern Health: Parents share lessons learned in the NICU

Sep. 16, 2018—After nine and a half months in the hospital with his newborn daughter, a father shares strategies for families coping with long inpatient stays.

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Wellcast: Manage your medical information with My Health at Vanderbilt

Aug. 15, 2018—Dr. Trent Rosenbloom, an internist and pediatrician on faculty in the Department of Biomedical Informatics and the director of My Health at Vanderbilt, discusses the many benefits and ease of use of My Health at Vanderbilt, the premier patient portal available to all patients of Vanderbilt.

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What’s new in the Health Plus Health Guide

Aug. 14, 2018—The Health Plus Health Guide is the portal that leads you to gold—Go for the Gold! The newest improvements to the portal include the following.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘The Importance of Knowing your Loved One’s Financial Adviser’

Aug. 14, 2018—Seniors are the number one targets for investment fraud. Learn how to identify types of investment fraud and how to prevent it from happening to someone you love. 

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National Diabetes Prevention Program available for employees

Aug. 8, 2018—Health Plus is offering new sessions of the one-year lifestyle change program, the National Diabetes Prevention Program, for faculty/staff or spouses with prediabetes or a history of gestational diabetes.

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Kayak clinics offered at the Rec

Aug. 6, 2018—Join our trained kayak instructors on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center pool for weekly kayak roll classes.

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Diabetes Prevention Program for employees receives CDC recognition

Aug. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt Health & Wellness has received a Certificate of Full Recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for its Diabetes Prevention Program for employees.

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Babies and You: ‘Facing the Challenges of Pregnancy’ Aug. 16

Aug. 2, 2018—Health Plus wants to support you in having a healthy pregnancy by offering Babies & You, a prenatal education program to encourage early and consistent prenatal care.The program is offered to Vanderbilt faculty/staff, spouses, or dependent children.

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