March 24, 2015

As spring arrives and outdoor recreational activities increase, trauma surgeons at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are already seeing an increase in serious motorcycle accidents. Read more...

VICC set to host preview of PBS cancer documentary tomorrow


Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, along with Nashville Public Television (NPT), the American Cancer Society and Gilda's Club Nashville, will sponsor a special community event to preview an upcoming PBS television documentary on cancer. The free event will feature a 40-minute preview of the upcoming special, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," a three-part documentary by Barak Goodman, presented by Ken Burns. Read more...

Beware the eyes of March: Vanderbilt ophthalmologist offers tips for preventing and treating dry eyes during windy weather


As temperatures rise, making outdoor activities more enticing, Vanderbilt ophthalmologists suggest not to be in such a hurry to stop protecting yourself from the elements. Read more...

How high is too high for a child's fever? Vanderbilt pediatrician 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 Read more...

From "Vanderbilt Medicine": Afterburn


Burn injuries can happen to anyone. Each burn patient's story is unique, but they all start the same: with an unplanned event. So sudden. Often tragic. Always painful. Read more...