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Healthy diet linked to lower death rates among low-income residents in Southeastern U.S. http://ow.ly/P2NW4
Eating a healthy diet was linked with a lower risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, cancer or other diseases among a population of low-income individuals living in the Southeastern U.S., according to research led by Vanderbilt University investigators. Nearly two-thirds of the participants in the study were African-American. The study by first author Danxiakeep reading »
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Special Olympics CEO Timothy Shriver, Ph.D., challenged the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center during its 50th anniversary celebration to fight “a culture of elitism that says that the only thing we want to research is ways to either cure or to prevent, as though everybody who has a difference is somehow no longer worthy, and [commit] to a culture of research that reveals gifts.” http://ow.ly/Ov6bT
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s 50th recent Anniversary Community Celebration celebrated the strides made in half a century and concentrated on steps to be taken for the future.
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If you lose a kidney, your other one grows, to take on more work. Now scientists are figuring out how that happens: http://ow.ly/ObJ4A
Vanderbilt University researchers have come closer to solving a mystery that has puzzled scientists for more than a century: after the loss of one kidney, what causes the growth of the remaining kidney to take up the slack?
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Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing? http://ow.ly/OCXhg
Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing? Molly Crain investigates.
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Vanderbilt doctor saves life during beach vacation http://tnne.ws/1LngXxw via @tennessean
Vanderbilt University Medical Center's chief of trauma was the in right place to keep alive a stranger drowning on the beach.
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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to offer a new master's in applied clinical informatics. Learn more here: http://ow.ly/OQRW6
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TN gives $10M grant to Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s TRIAD, program supporting K-12 educators. http://ow.ly/Ov5IA
The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) has awarded a five-year, $10 million training grant to Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD), continuing a 16-year partnership to provide education and training opportunities for school personnel throughout the state.
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The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) has awarded a five-year, $10 million training grant to Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD). The ongoing support lets TRIAD serve educators working in kindergarten through high school level. http://ow.ly/Ov5IA
The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) has awarded a five-year, $10 million training grant to Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD), continuing a 16-year partnership to provide education and training opportunities for school personnel throughout the state.
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A man from New Orleans was able to spend Father's Day with his three kids thanks to the quick work of Dr. Rick Miller during his Gulf vacation last week: http://ow.ly/OD2Dd
Vanderbilt University Medical Center's chief of trauma was the in right place to keep alive a stranger drowning on the beach.
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Final days or dawn of a new age for academic medicine? Thoughts from our own Dr. Pinson, via @WingofZock http://ow.ly/OVDgD
  Originally posted June 9, 2015 By Kirsten Stewart A dying beast? Fated for extinction? Dead on arrival? The recent musings of industry analysts about the future of academic medical centers (...
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Did you know Vanderbilt Medical Center offers a free valet service to all patients and visitors? Tips are never expected. For valet service locations: http://ow.ly/FjvFl
2/17/15 NOTICE: Please self-park today if you are able to do so. Vanderbilt Medical Center offers valet service to all patients and visitors and encourage its use. Stations are located throughout the Medical Center. Click here for a map (PDF) of all patient and patient visitor parking locations.
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Congratulations to Dr. Douglas Hanto on his new role as director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center. 
Douglas Hanto M.D., Ph.D., professor of Surgery and associate director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center has been named the Center’s new director. His appointment becomes effective July 1.
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