My Southern Health Archives
Dec. 12, 2018—How do we stay healthy during the holidays when we’re traveling and have so many family and friends together with so much potential to spread germs? Dr. Ruth Stewart of the Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center Walk-In Clinic in Brentwood, Tennessee, shares healthy holiday tips.
Dec. 5, 2018—Here’s how to maintain good posture and stay safe while lifting, carrying and reaching.
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.