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Follow these tips to avoid heat-related illnesses

Jul. 15, 2015—Doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are urging Middle Tennesseans to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses this week. Children and dogs are especially vulnerable.

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Vanderbilt doctors urge caution with Fourth of July fireworks

Jun. 29, 2015—Fireworks and the Fourth of July can be a dangerous mix. Doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution with consumer fireworks and suggest leaving these displays to the experts.

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Beware leaves of three: Tips for avoiding poison ivy

Jun. 3, 2015—It’s the time of year when backyards attract children, trails beckon hikers, and poison ivy attacks the unwary. The Tennessee Poison Center at VUMC provides tips for avoiding or treating the itch-causing plant pest this summer.

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VUCast Extra: #myVanderbilt Commencement 2015

May. 8, 2015—See highlights from Commencement, and learn how the Class of 2015 celebrated its special day.

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Save the Date: Clean Power Plan discussion May 18-19

Mar. 27, 2015—Hear from policymakers, scholars and practitioners on the health, energy demand and economic effects of the EPA’s developing Clean Power Plan.

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QuickVU Science! Cancer imaging breakthrough

Mar. 12, 2015—In the latest QuickVU: See the imaging breakthrough that could transform cancer treatment; find out which snack could save your heart; and learn how magnets could make recovery from surgery easier and faster. Watch now!

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Dermatologist gives tips for protecting your skin from lingering winter weather

Mar. 6, 2015—Months of cold and sometimes icy and snowy weather can take a toll on our skin—but a Vanderbilt dermatologist says there are ways to protect it from the ravages of a lingering winter.

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Snow Daze: How VUMC weathered the storm

Feb. 19, 2015—The winter storm that swept through Middle Tennessee last week brought a little bit of everything to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. See the week in pictures.

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VUCast: Homeward Bound

Feb. 9, 2015—In the latest VUCast: See the special way Vanderbilt nurses help kids heading home after surgery; hear who's to blame for bad boss behavior; and watch Vanderbilt's newest building grow in 3-D. Watch now!

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VUCast: Feminism on TV

Jan. 28, 2015—In the latest VUCast: See how TV news impacted the women's rights movement; the story of the first African American to play basketball in the SEC scores big; and experts address hot-button issues in health care. Watch now!

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Homeward Bound: A Nurse-Parent Partnership

Jan. 23, 2015—Taking your child home from the hospital after surgery can be very difficult and scary, trying to meet their many medical needs. But Homeward Bound, a program developed by nurses at Vanderbilt, helps make that transition easier as Barb Cramer reports.

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Earn up to $2,500 through nurse referral program

Jan. 9, 2015—Vanderbilt employees can earn up to $2,500 for referring a registered nurse through Vanderbilt’s Referral Bonus Program now through April 7.

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