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Sounds visit Children’s Hospital

Jun. 1, 2017—Members of the Nashville Sounds baseball team and mascot Booster recently visited with patients and families in Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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May the 4th be with you

May. 11, 2017—Star Wars characters visited with patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on May 4, a date known among Star Wars enthusiasts as “May the 4th be with you” day.

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Rush honored by Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

May. 11, 2017—The Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) recently named Meg Rush, M.D., as the 2017 JDRF Living & Giving Honoree.

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Reception celebrates VUMC’s community ties

May. 11, 2017—Nearly 400 members of the Canby Robinson Society and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) community joined together at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens recently for a reception celebrating the Medical Center’s shared commitment to healthy communities and to pioneer the future of health care.

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Gregory to co-chair next week’s Iroquois Steeplechase

May. 4, 2017—Luke Gregory, Chief Executive Officer of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, will serve as honorary co-chair for the 2017 Iroquois Steeplechase.

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Study finds male infants at increased risk for NAS

May. 4, 2017—Male infants are more likely at birth than their female counterparts to be diagnosed with drug withdrawal symptoms, also known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), and to require treatment, according to a new Vanderbilt study published in Hospital Pediatrics.

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Reba pays a visit

May. 4, 2017—Recording artist Reba McEntire made a special appearance at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on April 27 to visit with patients and families.

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Dance Marathon

Apr. 13, 2017—Dance Marathon, Vanderbilt’s largest student-led philanthropic organization, raised a record $282,332 to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt during its recent annual event.

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Advocating for patients drives Children’s Hospital’s Lowry

Apr. 13, 2017—Small and seemingly inconsequential interactions with patients can sometimes stick in a caregiver’s memory.

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Training program reduces parents’ use of spanking: study

Apr. 6, 2017—Early interventions and discipline training programs for parents may help decrease the use of spanking as a discipline method, according to a new Vanderbilt study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics.

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Initiative seeks to prevent sudden cardiac arrest in children

Apr. 6, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently launched a chapter of Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory), a national organization committed to preventing sudden cardiac arrest in children and teens through education and life-saving programs.

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Birthday bash celebrates first year of Seacrest Studios

Mar. 30, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrated the first birthday of its Seacrest Studios at an event on Tuesday, March 21.

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