December 1, 2015

Higher taxes and prices for cigarettes are strongly associated with lower infant mortality rates in the United States, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan released Dec. 1 in the journal Pediatrics. Read more...

Lung transplant patient marks special anniversary


On Nov. 24, Vanderbilt University Medical Center patient Pam Smith celebrated reaching 25 years post lung transplant, making her the longest surviving single-lung transplant patient in the United States, and the second known in the world. Read more...

Vanderbilt dietitian offers guidelines for not gaining weight during the holidays


A Vanderbilt University Medical Center dietitian answers a frequently asked question this time of year: how can I enjoy holiday parties and meals with family and not gain weight. Read more...

Still time to get a flu shot; here's where to get one Dec. 2-4


Flu shots will be offered at several locations Dec. 2-4. Read more...