August 1, 2017

People who purchase individual health insurance plans in Tennessee are finding the marketplace for 2018 is even more restricted than 2017's already limited offerings. Read more...

Initiative focuses on empowering young adults with autism


A new Vanderbilt initiative aims to improve the lives of young adults with autism spectrum disorders who often end up socially isolated once they leave school. Read more...

From Hope: Champions for children


Legendary country music artist Kix Brooks, of the duo Brooks and Dunn, was boating on Center Hill Lake near Smithville, Tennessee, for summer vacation a decade ago when his teenage son, Eric, face-planted while wakeboarding. Brooks worried when Eric didn’t move. Read more...

From Momentum: A second chance


I was being nothing but vain and having a small mole removed from my face. Since the removal was for cosmetic reasons, my dermatologist didn't measure the size or take pictures, but she did order a biopsy. Within three days I received the call that no one ever wants to get. The mole on my face was melanoma skin cancer. Read more...

VUMC in the news


A roundup of a few recent stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...