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‘Health literacy and communication to improve diabetes care’ subject of May 4 lecture

Apr. 26, 2012—On May 4, the Community Research Partners meeting will convene, focusing on the importance of health literacy and health communication in patient health, with a particular focus on the role of health literacy in diabetes and obesity. The presentation will include the discussion of a current study that is a partnership between the Tennessee Department...

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‘Whole Kid’ celebrates children’s mental health May 5

Apr. 26, 2012—The Whole Kid Festival, which celebrates Children’s Mental Health Week in the Middle Tennessee community, will take place on Saturday, May 5, at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome to attend and enjoy entertainment and fun activities and gain information from various vendors. The event is free...

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Free quarterly market update workshop for retirement plan participants

Apr. 26, 2012—Wondering (or worrying) about how your retirement investments are doing in this economy? As part of an ongoing service to Vanderbilt Retirement Plan participants, Human Resources offers a variety of free events sponsored by its vendors. Please join us for the next one on May 8 from 5-6 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Marriott Hotel. Presented...

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Mayor, Titans to host free citywide Field Day May 5; volunteers needed

Apr. 20, 2012—Fun, family-friendly activities planned at LP Field on May 5 Mayor Karl Dean is bringing a free citywide Field Day to Nashville as his newest health challenge event, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is a proud supporter of the event. Mayor’s Field Day with the Tennessee Titans will take place at...

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Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: ‘Recovering Lost Voices’ May 2

Apr. 17, 2012—The “Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flavor” series hosted by David Wood continues May 2 with a discussion led by Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt, and Kate Rattner, the Warren Center’s activities coordinator. Mona Frederick The topic will be “Recovering Lost...

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to offer free workshops for families of children with autism

Apr. 17, 2012—April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders is teaming with the Tennessee Department of Education to offer free, half-day workshops across the state for families of children with autism. Designed to offer high-quality information and support, these workshops were created in response to a...

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