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Some campus services available during upcoming holidays

Nov. 18, 2016—While most areas of campus will close for the upcoming Thanksgiving and winter holidays, some departments will offer limited service for students and employees who will be on campus during these times.

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MyVU to take break over holidays

Dec. 18, 2015—The MyVU e-newsletter for faculty and staff will take a brief hiatus for the holidays from Dec. 24-Jan. 1.

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Tips for finding balance ‘between Hallmark and heartache’ during the holidays

Dec. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt psychiatrist Judith Akin, who frequently counsels people having a hard time through the holidays, has a quick guideline: Set a course “between Hallmark and heartache,” and aim to have a “pretty good little Christmas.”

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Season of giving

Dec. 17, 2015—Santa stopped by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt last week to visit with patients and families and pass out gifts to children.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers safety tips for holiday decorating

Dec. 16, 2015—Holiday lights and decorations are a special part of the season but also bring an increased potential for injury, especially to young children. During November and December 2014, holiday decorations or decorating safety mishaps accounted for 12 fatalities and an estimated 14,500 injuries nationwide, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The dangers that...

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Tennessee Poison Center offers a quick summary on the dangers of holiday plants

Dec. 16, 2015—Along with the hustle and bustle of the season come the displays of the seasonal foliage. How toxic are our holiday plants?  Donna Seger, M.D., Medical Director of the Tennessee Poison Center, housed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, offers this summary of some of the dangers of holiday plants. Poinsettia, contrary to popular perceptions, is...

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TIPSHEET: Vanderbilt experts available to discuss holiday marketing, retail and IT security trends

Dec. 7, 2015—Vanderbilt experts are available to discuss holiday marketing, retail and IT security trends.

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Follow these tips to avoid weight gain over the holidays

Dec. 4, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center dietitian and certified personal trainer Jessica Bennett is asked frequently this time of year: How can I enjoy holiday parties and meals with family and not gain weight?

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Let Vanderbilt help with holiday stress

Dec. 4, 2015—Did you know that as a Vanderbilt employee, you have access to several programs to assist with stress and depression during the holidays or anytime at no cost?

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Holiday happening

Dec. 3, 2015—Nashville Ballet’s Nutcracker dancers performed Tuesday for patients and families during the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Vanderbilt dietitian offers guidelines to not gaining weight during the holidays

Nov. 25, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center dietitian and certified personal trainer Jessica Bennett is asked frequently this time of year: How can I enjoy holiday parties and meals with family and not gain weight?

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Celebrate good health with ‘Hold the Stuffing’ Challenge

Nov. 12, 2015—Celebrate good health this holiday season with the annual "Hold the Stuffing" Challenge.

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