July 24, 2012

Mia Bransford, R.N., EMT, a nurse in the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, was on vacation and was at the Century 16 theater in Aurora, Colo., last Friday just after midnight to enjoy the new Batman movie. That confluence of events made her one of the few trained health care workers on the scene in the early minutes of the mass shooting at that theater that left 12 dead and 58 injured. Read more...

New Health & Wellness Wellcast: "How Many Calories Do I Really Need?"


Vanderbilt dietetic interns Sam Yarolimek and Katie Ignacki join Stacey Kendrick for a discussion on assessing how many calories we need and how to adjust our calories to either gain, lose, or maintain our weight. Read more...

Forecast positive: WKRN News 2 meteorologist Davis Nolan gets stem cell transplant to help weather cancer's storms


From Momentum, the magazine of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center: The best meteorologists can seem akin to conjurers, mixing scientific information about pressure gradients and wind patterns with a dollop of gut instinct to create weather forecasts that often appear magically accurate. Read more...