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    Vanderbilt first in Tennessee to implant novel heart support device

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Oct. 21, 2015

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    Vanderbilt health educator suggests nine steps to a healthier heart

    Nine steps to a healthier heart. Read More

    Feb. 11, 2015

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    Obituary: Todd Jackson, BA’96, EMBA’08, ‘We Have to Be the Change’

    In 2003, Todd Jackson was diagnosed with a brain tumor that was surgically removed and followed by 30 doses of radiation therapy. Last year another cancer, this time a grade IV brain cancer, surfaced, and Jackson died June 9, 2014, at age 40 in Nashville. During the decade between diagnoses, he did his best to ensure that researchers have the resources to create innovative cancer therapies. Read More

    Sep. 26, 2014

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    Vandy Cooks: Game day favorites with heart

    The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present “Vandy Cooks: Game day favorites with heart” from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at the VRWC Demonstration Kitchen. Read More

    Sep. 3, 2014

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    Cooking with herbs for a healthy heart May 15

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    May. 7, 2014

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    As Heart Month turns 50, Vanderbilt health educator offers tips for heart health

    9 tips for heart health Read More

    Feb. 3, 2014

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    Vanderbilt Heart opens new cardiac procedure area in hospital’s critical care tower

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Jan. 13, 2014

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    Celebrate National Heart Month with these events

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Jan. 31, 2013

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    VHVI first in state to implant new ventricular assist device

    On Monday, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute became the first heart program in Tennessee to implant the HeartWare ventricular assist system (VAS) as a bridge to transplantation. Read More

    Jan. 9, 2013

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    New song, video set to help pump up Heart Walk awareness

    At the inaugural Heart Walk Pep Rally last week, the Vanderbilt Heart Sounds introduced this year’s song, an original composition titled “Walk the Walk,” written by Cardiac Surgery administrative assistant Kurt Eger and cardiologist Mark Glazer, M.D. Read More

    Sep. 13, 2012

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    Don’t miss the Love Your Heart Expo Wednesday

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Sep. 7, 2012

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    Minimally invasive therapy eases some pulmonary embolism

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Jul. 12, 2012

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    Vanderbilt recognized by AHA as a fit-friendly company

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Apr. 20, 2012

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    ‘Healing Broken Hearts’ to air on WTVF-Channel 5 April 23

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Apr. 17, 2012

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    Love, chocolate good for the heart, cardiologist says

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Feb. 14, 2012

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    VUCast Newscast: Louder Than a Bomb

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Feb. 10, 2012

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    Vanderbilt Heart at Williamson Medical Center opens Jan. 6

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Jan. 3, 2012

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    Vanderbilt doctors to screen patients taking statins for genetic risk factors

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors announced today they will begin screening patients who take commonly prescribed statin drugs for a rare genetic variation that can increase risks for side effects from these drugs such as muscle aches, kidney damage and even death. Read More

    Oct. 28, 2011

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    VUMC to launch live video chat series Nov. 9

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Oct. 28, 2011

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    Promise of Discovery campaign adds video chat, new story lines

    As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device. Vanderbilt… Read More

    Oct. 21, 2011