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    Homeward Bound: A Nurse-Parent Partnership

    Taking your child home from the hospital after surgery can be very difficult and scary, trying to meet their many medical needs. But Homeward Bound, a program developed by nurses at Vanderbilt, helps make that transition easier as Barb Cramer reports. Read More

    Jan 23, 2015

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    Vanderbilt researchers isolate Ebola-fighting human antibodies for possible treatment

    Vanderbilt University researchers have isolated Ebola-fighting human antibodies – the first of their kind – that could lead to a new treatment for the deadly virus. Read More

    Oct 28, 2014

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    Baby’s life-changing surgery, before birth

    Vanderbilt’s Junior League Fetal Center is offering ground-breaking treatments and surgeries in the hopes of providing unborn babies the best start to life. Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer has the amazing story– and surgical video– of fetal surgery to repair an unborn baby’s spinal cord defect. For more about Vanderbilt’s Fetal Center,… Read More

    Jul 18, 2013

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    Healing with a mother’s voice

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers are using a new mom’s own singing voice to help preemie babies learn an essential skill that is often difficult for them. Read More

    Jun 27, 2013

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    Medical students help reunite family

    Medical students at the free, student-run Shade Tree Clinic may have saved a patient’s life, but not using traditional medicine. The man had become distraught and even suicidal when his wife and son became stranded in Mexico without a visa, and were told they might not be able to return… Read More

    May 16, 2013

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    Autism Robot helps children

    An interdisciplinary team of autism experts and mechanical engineers at Vanderbilt University has created an interactive robot that can help children with autism learn. NAO (pronounced “now”) is the little robot “front man” for an elaborate system of cameras, sensors and computers designed specifically to help young children learn how… Read More

    Apr 16, 2013

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    GROWing obesity prevention trial

    See how community members– and Beyoncé– are helping to kick off a large, NIH funded, community-based study bent on the prevention of childhood obesity. Now excitement is building as Vanderbilt researchers work to recruit 600 families with pre-school aged children to participate in Grow Right Onto Wellness (GROW). For more… Read More

    Feb 12, 2013

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    Superfoods: Eat more, lose weight

      What if you could eat more and still lose weight? How about reduce disease and increase your lifespan? Sounds too good to be true, but Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer talks with Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s nutrition expert Jamie Pope about choice foods that can help you… Read More

    Jan 17, 2013

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    Sugarplum fairy visits Children’s Hospital

    Beloved characters from Nashville Ballet’s production of the Nashville’s Nutcracker kicked off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony and performance at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Dec 6, 2012

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    Wearable robot helps man walk again

      Amazing Vanderbilt research has designed a “wearable robot” that can be used by paraplegics to walk again. Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer takes us on one man’s emotional journey to use the device, designed by Vanderbilt mechanical engineers, to take his first steps since a tragic accident. Read more here… Read More

    Nov 1, 2012

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    Little Leaguer is a diabetes pro

    Middle Tennessee’s latest celebrities are the 11-and-12-year-old Little League U.S. World Series Champions from Goodlettesville. But one young player already had quite a fan base built up at a Vanderbilt pediatric diabetes clinic, where he has been a patient most of his life. Luke Brown and his family are also… Read More

    Sep 27, 2012

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    Concussion testing for young athletes

    The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center is now offering pre-concussion baseline testing to all community recreational athletes, in advance of many high-impact seasonal sports resuming this fall. Read More

    Jul 30, 2012

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    Free Health Care in East Nashville

    The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s student-run Shade Tree Clinic has served uninsured patients well over the last six years. Now, thanks to community partners including United Neighborhood Health Care, they have a beautiful new facility. New research underway at the clinic is important for the future of health care,… Read More

    Jul 12, 2012

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    How Cool Cap saved this baby’s life

    Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has treated more than 200 babies with Cool Cap since 2006. Researchers are looking at ways to extend the therapy to premature infants. Read More

    Feb 20, 2012