Dec. 1, 2016—The idea that healthy foods are universally more expensive drives consumer choices to a degree that it shouldn’t, according to a new Vanderbilt study.
How are big health issues being handled in the U.S. South? Leaders to discuss Affordable Care Act, gun control, income differences, more
Feb. 17, 2016—The complex and often under-addressed political issues facing health and health care in the United States will be tackled March 17-18 during a major interdisciplinary conference at Vanderbilt University, "The Politics of Health in the U.S. South." The conference is free and open to the public.
Feb. 2, 2016— We’re now more than a month into the new year, and those optimistic resolutions that greeted 2016 have—heavy sigh—not exactly worked out as you hoped. A Vanderbilt expert on lifestyle changes says that those who have come up short on their resolutions should take heart. “It is important to remember in the process of making...
Jun. 12, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos visited with members of Congress last week to discuss the recommendations of the Task Force on Federal Regulation of Higher Education and to encourage members to reach a budget agreement that allows for additional discretionary funding for important priorities such as research and education.
Feb. 24, 2015—Oversight of higher education has expanded to the point of undermining the ability of colleges and universities to function in a dynamic economy, testified Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos before the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Feb. 24.
Aug. 20, 2013—With close to 400 undergraduate majors, a new master’s program, a major health conference this fall and a series of new faculty hires, Medicine, Health and Society marks a second consecutive year of expansion.
Nov. 16, 2012—If you missed the Hold the Stuffing Challenge initial weigh-ins, it’s not too late. The deadline for Hold the Stuffing, Health Plus‘ annual challenge to help staff and faculty manage their weight during the holidays, has been extended. Weigh in at one of these locations Nov. 19–21: Health Plus (Kensington Garage) 5 a.m.–9 p.m. Occupational...
May. 15, 2012—For Nashville Bike Month, Mayor Karl Dean invites commuters to meet up at several locations around town and bike to work on May 18.
Vanderbilt University study to be most comprehensive look at link between stress and health disparities
Jul. 6, 2010—Vanderbilt University is launching a landmark study in Nashville to look at the role stress plays in the health disparities observed across socioeconomic status and race. The study will seek 1,600 individuals who will be asked to participate in interviews and provide blood and urine samples that will allow the simultaneous assessment of physical, emotional...