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My Southern Health: Great ready for bronchiolitis season

Oct. 21, 2016—Know how to help prevent bronchiolitis and how to treat this prevalent winter illness before it strikes.

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My Southern Health: Facts you need to know about anxiety in children

Oct. 7, 2016—Anxiety in children can be hard to detect. Learn how to tell the difference between normal nervousness and true anxiety.

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Know the facts about ovarian cancer

Sep. 16, 2016—Listening to the body and being aware of individual risks are especially important when it comes to ovarian cancer. Vanderbilt–Ingram Cancer Center provides the facts.

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My Southern Health: Get help for controlling nasal allergy symptoms

Sep. 14, 2016—Sneezing? Itchy, runny nose? Christine MacLean, a nurse practitioner at the Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program, provides tips to control nasal allergy symptoms.

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My Southern Health: Take control of health care with patient portals

Aug. 23, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s secure online patient portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, is now even more accessible to patients with the launch of a new mobile app.

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My Southern Health: Make sure to include these 5 things in your birth plan

Aug. 1, 2016—Be ready to be flexible, but make sure your birth plan outlines your desires for the big day, says Bethany Sanders, instructor of clinical nursing.

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When a child is sick, siblings need care too

Jul. 25, 2016—Serious health conditions affect the entire family, says Vanderbilt child life specialist Katie Beard. When a child is sick, here’s how to help brothers and sisters cope.

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My Southern Health: Flu shots will replace ineffective spray vaccines

Jul. 7, 2016—Take note—shots may be the only recommended vaccine option next flu season.

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From My Southern Health: Hot cars in the summer – a mother’s story

Jul. 6, 2016—A mother tells her story of the steps that can lead to accidentally leaving a baby in a car; and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt offers hot vehicle safety tips.

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My Southern Health: Tips for putting food safety first at farmers’ markets

Jun. 8, 2016—When shopping at your local farmers' markets, keep food safety in mind.

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My Southern Health: Spring sees uptick in hand, foot and mouth disease

Apr. 7, 2016—Some local day care centers are reporting incidents of hand, foot and mouth disease. Learn more about this viral illness, which blossoms in the spring causing fever, fussiness and ulcers.

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Use these tips to promote positive medical experiences among children

Mar. 22, 2016—March is Child Life Month. In celebration, MySouthernHealth.com has featured a series of stories by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt specialists, who share their expertise with parents in putting children at ease.

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