Aug. 22, 2019—Wellness Commodores lead by example through their enthusiastic commitment to wellness, have a positive impact on the culture of wellness within their department, and are recognized for the volunteer work that they do.
Aug. 16, 2019—The Center for Research on Men's Health at Vanderbilt University is conducting a weight-loss program in the Nashville area called Tailor Made: Solutions for Your Health. Tailor Made is specifically tailored to overweight and obese African American Men ages 35-64.
Jul. 22, 2019—Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and one in five Americans will develop it at some point in their lives, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.
Jun. 14, 2019—Regulations at both the federal and state level are in place to keep consumers safe from foodborne illness. Despite established regulations, it’s important to keep food safety tips in mind, as food contamination can occur during production, processing or distribution.
Jun. 4, 2019—Led by faculty and staff, Vandy Walks is a walking series brought to you by Health Plus and the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center.
May. 31, 2019—Breast cancer expert Ben Ho Park, M.D., is the new director of Precision Oncology at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Dr. Park explains his groundbreaking research on the genetic events that lead to cancer, and what that means for the future of cancer treatment.
May. 29, 2019—CORE Nutrition offers practical recipes, healthy samples, and reliable nutrition information in a fun, come and go atmosphere.
May. 22, 2019—Follow along with Health Plus’s Mindful Break video to feel relaxed and renewed.
May. 17, 2019—Measles not only makes children feel really awful, but it can also have serious or possibly fatal complications. Joseph Gigante, M.D., a pediatrician at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, answers common questions about measles and the vaccine that can prevent it.
May. 10, 2019—Staff from the Center for Cognitive Medicine will administer memory screenings and Alzheimer’s gene screenings at no cost to community members ages 60 and above.
May. 3, 2019—"Babies and You" encourages early and consistent prenatal care and provides monthly educational opportunities.
Apr. 16, 2019—Investigators with VUMC's Diet, Body Composition, and Human Metabolism Core are comparing the effects of diets on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in Veterans.