Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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How High is Too High For a Child’s Fever? Vanderbilt Doctor Offers Answers
How High is Too High For a Child’s Fever? Vanderbilt Doctor Offers Answers

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.

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Dance Marathon steps up for the kids

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.

Vanderbilt receives $1.8 million for autism monitoring

The Centers for Disease Control has awarded Vanderbilt University $1.8 million over the next four years to monitor the number and characteristics of 8-year-olds with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other intellectual disabilities.

Kohl’s Department Stores Donate $180,369 for Home Safety Initiative

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has received a $180,369 donation from Kohl's, through its Kohl’s Cares program, to support a new home safety initiative housed out of the hospital’s injury prevention program.

Children’s Hospital ‘growing to new heights’

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.

Vanderbilt Pediatrician Offers Guidelines about When to Take Your Child to the Emergency Room

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?

Hospital earns top patient satisfaction scores

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt won the Top Performer Award for “Inpatient Services — Children’s Hospitals” in the 2014 Excellence in Healthcare Award.

LATCH or not to LATCH? New car seat safety guidelines

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.