Kids will be kids and fall and hurt themselves all the time. Not a big deal right? Wrong! Falls are a leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations and emergency department visits among children.
Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends to enjoy good food. A Vanderbilt dietitian says that making sure the food you serve is prepared and stored properly can ensure that everyone has a safe and healthy experience.
Emergency room doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt warn children and teens about the risks of brain damage or death from playing the choking game.
Cici Collins has anaplastic ependymoma, a tumor of the central nervous system. Thanks to her care team, Cici is looking forward to spending less time at the hospital and more time making art, singing and riding horses.
There is nothing wrong with occasional holiday sweets, but balance the sugary treats with healthy meals.
Three elves a working, two children smiling, and a paper doll in a green tree are among the designs created by patients and their siblings as part of this year’s Holiday Project, coordinated by Friends of Children’s Hospital.
- Circus Will Benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt (Nov. 27, 2013)
- Kevin Ess named director of Division of Pediatric Neurology (Nov. 21, 2013)
- Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Opens After-Hours Clinic in Hendersonville (Nov. 11, 2013)
- Mother’s Immunosuppressive Medications Not Likely to Put Fetus at Risk (Nov. 8, 2013)
- Effort to prevent childhood obesity hits halfway point (Oct. 31, 2013)
- Program helps children complete MRIs sedation-free (Oct. 31, 2013)
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