Winston Hovis is the 2015 Child Ambassador for the Iroquois Steeplechase, set to run on Saturday May 9.
One of the most common questions pediatricians hear about fevers is “How high is too high?” The answer: A fever in itself is not dangerous, but may be an indication of something else that needs medical attention, said Mary Kay Bartek, M.D., a general pediatrician at Vanderbilt’s After-Hours Clinic in Mt. Juliet.
This year's Vanderbilt Dance Marathon Big Event, on Saturday, February 7, raised $161,923 to support children and families at Children's Hospital. The Dance Marathon is Vanderbilt’s largest student-run philanthropic organization, drawing about 1,000 attendees and features 13.1 hours of dancing, games, entertainment and guests.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt launched the “Growing to New Heights” fundraising campaign to add 160,000 square feet of additional space atop the hospital’s existing structure.
Sometimes it’s hard to tell what to do when a child gets sick at night or on weekends. Should you go to the emergency room, or wait until the pediatrician’s office is open again?
With the ever-expanding number of car seats on the market and new technologies, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revised its guidelines to keep infants and children safe.
- Safety Expert at Monroe Carell Jr. Children Hospital at Vanderbilt Reminds You to Follow the ABCs of Water Safety This Memorial Day Weekend (May. 22, 2015)
- Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Offers Tips to Keep ATV Riders Safe (May. 18, 2015)
- Vanderbilt Partners with Teen Cancer America and Musicians to Enhance Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program at Children’s Hospital (May. 12, 2015)
- Children Can Learn to Swallow Pills (Apr. 22, 2015)
- Ease Daylight Saving Time Grogginess (Mar. 4, 2015)
- CDC Names Vanderbilt to National Autism Monitoring Network (Jan. 15, 2015)
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