November 20, 2012

As parents and relatives hit the stores this holiday season to acquire the hottest gadgets, gizmos and toys, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips on buying age-appropriate items and avoiding hidden dangers. Read more...

Hold the Stuffing deadline extended


The deadline for Hold the Stuffing, Health Plus' annual challenge to help staff and faculty manage their weight during the holidays, has been extended through tomorrow. Read more...

Thanksgiving hours announced for VUMC food vendors


The hours of operation for food vendors at VUMC over the Thanksgiving period have been announced. Read more...

New faculty: Cathy Ivory is committed to nursing science and research


Her passion for obstetrics nursing, combined with a lifelong interest in technology, led Cathy Ivory to Vanderbilt's School of Nursing, where she completed her Ph.D. in 2011. Now a member of VUSN's Informatics faculty, she is conducting foundational research work in perinatal nursing informatics and introducing master's students to the world of nursing informatics. Read more...

Community Food Advocates organization gives hope to Nashville's hungry


The face of hunger in Middle Tennessee is changing. Increasingly, those whose basic nutritional needs are not being met include the elderly, people with disabilities, and the newly poor -- lifelong members of the middle class who are seeking assistance for the first time due to a bad economy. Read more...