My Southern Health Archives
Sep. 20, 2018—William Schaffner, M.D., professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains vaccination timing is important, especially for certain individuals.
Sep. 20, 2018—Baby walkers are often sold to parents as devices that will help children walk independently sooner, even though research suggests that it actually delays the start of walking.
Sep. 16, 2018—Natural disasters, even when far away, can cause children to become concerned about their own safety. Here’s how to talk them through it.
Sep. 16, 2018—After nine and a half months in the hospital with his newborn daughter, a father shares strategies for families coping with long inpatient stays.
Aug. 27, 2018—Taking a child to the emergency room can be scary, but being prepared can make the experience less traumatic.
Aug. 10, 2018—During this time of year, it is important to remember that heatstroke can and does happen to children left in hot cars. The safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt want you to know that every minute counts.
Aug. 6, 2018—On a humid summer day in 2006, Taylor Stokes became ill on a plane from dehydration and inhaling fumes on the jetway. Stokes, however, describes that unpleasant experience as “providential.” It led to a lung cancer diagnosis.
Aug. 6, 2018—Learning you have dense breasts can prompt many questions, including how this affects your risk of breast cancer.
Jul. 26, 2018—If you are wondering what to do after hearing news about the recall of certain drugs used to treat high blood pressure, the first message from experts at Vanderbilt Health is this: keep taking your medication.
Jul. 20, 2018—Get the scoop on sciatica, one of the most common lower-back pains.