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Business Wire
Applied Health Analytics Expands Leadership Team and Services with an Eye on 2016 Growthpinpointing individual risks, identifying and engaging potential patients and m
Applied Health Analytics Expands Leadership Team and Services with an Eye on 2016 Growth
Business Wire / Posted an hour ago
pinpointing individual risks, identifying and engaging potential patients and marketing services through aligning risk with hospital offerings. In addition to co-founders Robert Chamberlain, chairman and CEO, and Eliot Houser, CIO, the leadership... Read more
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PhysOrg
Chemistry team is developing superbug-killing disinfectantsMore than 100,000 people a year die from hospital-acquired infections, and a Vi
Chemistry team is developing superbug-killing disinfectants
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
More than 100,000 people a year die from hospital-acquired infections, and a Villanova team led by Associate Professor of Chemistry Kevin P.C. Minbiole, PhD, is doing cutting-edge research to help combat infections such as these. Minbiole and his... Read more
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Yahoo News
Concussions May Increase Suicide Risk, Study Findsconcussion is associated with a further increase in suicide risk. Dr. Donald R
Concussions May Increase Suicide Risk, Study Finds
Yahoo News / Posted yesterday
concussion is associated with a further increase in suicide risk. Dr. Donald Redelmeier, professor of medicine at the University of Toronto and a lead researcher in the study, said the findings emphasize that it's important for medical... Read more
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examiner.com
Whooping cough booster loses effectiveness in teenagersprofile,” Paul Offit, MD, director of the Vaccine Educational Center and a prof
Whooping cough booster loses effectiveness in teenagers
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
profile,” Paul Offit, MD, director of the Vaccine Educational Center and a professor of infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, told HealthDay. It could cause high fevers and seizures in young children, and there were concerns... Read more
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ABC News
Concussions May Increase Suicide Risk, Study Findsconcussion is associated with a further increase in suicide risk. Dr. Donald R
Concussions May Increase Suicide Risk, Study Finds
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
concussion is associated with a further increase in suicide risk. Dr. Donald Redelmeier, professor of medicine at the University of Toronto and a lead researcher in the study, said the findings emphasize that it's important for medical... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
2 women killed in Nashville house fireon Friday evening. Firefighters found two women, ages 60 and 63, in the front
2 women killed in Nashville house fire
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 3 days ago
on Friday evening. Firefighters found two women, ages 60 and 63, in the front of the house. The 60-year-old woman died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center early Saturday. The 63-year-old victim was expected to survive. Authorities found the... Read more
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Dyersburg State Gazette
Local teenager battles against pancreatic diseasestatement could not be truer. Tinkle's son, Austin, has been battling with panc
Local teenager battles against pancreatic disease
Dyersburg State Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
statement could not be truer. Tinkle's son, Austin, has been battling with pancreatitis since the age of 11, and has been hospitalized no less than 30 times in the past three years. Due to the rarity of pancreatitis in children, facilities... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle expert: Amid Zika scare, brain damage is unusually severeof mosquito-borne Zika virus in Brazil may be more even more severe than suspec
Seattle expert: Amid Zika scare, brain damage is unusually severe
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
of mosquito-borne Zika virus in Brazil may be more even more severe than suspected, according to a Seattle Children’s hospital expert who’s spent decades studying and treating the condition known as microcephaly. Babies are being born not... Read more
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FOX News
Brazil Zika cases raise concern of virus transmission beyond mosquitoestransmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Marcelo Addas Carvalho, the doctor who
Brazil Zika cases raise concern of virus transmission beyond mosquitoes
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Marcelo Addas Carvalho, the doctor who is the director of the blood center at the University of Campinas near Sao Paulo, said genetic testing confirmed that a man who received a blood transfusion using blood... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zika raises concern of virus transmission beyond mosquitoesblood transfusions were reported in Brazil on Thursday. Aedes aegypti mosquito
Zika raises concern of virus transmission beyond mosquitoes
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
blood transfusions were reported in Brazil on Thursday. Aedes aegypti mosquitos are photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador, in San Salvador, on 3 February 2016. Picture: AFP/Marvin Recinos. Zika virus,Zika Vaccine,Aedes... Read more
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Swissinfo
Brazil Zika cases raise concern of virus transmission beyond mosquitoestransmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Marcelo Addas Carvalho, the doctor who
Brazil Zika cases raise concern of virus transmission beyond mosquitoes
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Marcelo Addas Carvalho, the doctor who is the director of the blood centre at the University of Campinas near Sao Paulo, said genetic testing confirmed that a man who received a blood transfusion using blood... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil Zika cases raise concern of virus transmission beyond mosquitoestransmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Marcelo Addas Carvalho, the doctor who
Brazil Zika cases raise concern of virus transmission beyond mosquitoes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. Marcelo Addas Carvalho, the doctor who is the director of the blood center at the University of Campinas near Sao Paulo, said genetic testing confirmed that a man who received a blood transfusion using blood... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Midwives of El Pasoin Texas would return home to give birth, according to Heather Sinclair, a form
The Midwives of El Paso
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
in Texas would return home to give birth, according to Heather Sinclair, a former midwife and a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas-El Paso who is studying the 20th-century history of childbirth, citizenship, and race in the border... Read more
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MedCity News
An open letter to the government on Meaningful Userecords (EHRs). We recognize that the MU program has successfully driven the ad
An open letter to the government on Meaningful Use
MedCity News / Posted 6 days ago
records (EHRs). We recognize that the MU program has successfully driven the adoption of EHRs, with over 80 percent of hospitals and physicians now using these systems. We must now turn our attention to ensuring that all of the practices in our... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US Zika case sparks questions about sex and mosquito germsCassiana Severino holds her daughter Melisa Vitoria, born with microcephaly at
US Zika case sparks questions about sex and mosquito germs
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Cassiana Severino holds her daughter Melisa Vitoria, born with microcephaly at the IMIP hospital in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. The Zika virus is spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is well-adapted to humans,... Read more
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FOX News
Protect your kids from falling flat-screen TVs, researchers warnmeasures to avoid these events, which are always tragic," lead author Dr. Micha
Protect your kids from falling flat-screen TVs, researchers warn
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
measures to avoid these events, which are always tragic," lead author Dr. Michael Cusimano, a neurosurgeon at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, told Reuters Health by phone. Parents and grandparents grew up in a time when TVs were sturdier, a... Read more
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FOX News
Less than half of American kids under age 2 fully vaccinated against fluvaccination rate in the 2002-2003 season, it still leaves many infants and todd
Less than half of American kids under age 2 fully vaccinated against flu
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
vaccination rate in the 2002-2003 season, it still leaves many infants and toddlers exposed to a virus that can lead to hospitalizations, pneumonia and even death. "We are half way there, but that's not good enough," said Dr. Kathryn Edwards, a... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Health briefs, Feb. 3cancer survivors and friends of survivors will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Thursday
Health briefs, Feb. 3
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago
cancer survivors and friends of survivors will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Park Ridge Health Breast Center, 50 Hospital Drive, Suite 4B, Hendersonville. This group is open to women in the community seeking support and information.... Read more
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Boston Globe
US case of Zika infection transmitted by sex reported in Texasborn. “This opens up a whole new range of prevention issues,” said Dr. William
US case of Zika infection transmitted by sex reported in Texas
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
born. “This opens up a whole new range of prevention issues,” said Dr. William Schaffner, chief of preventive medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical School. Still, he cautioned that sexual transmission is probably rare compared with the viral... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Less than half of US kids under age two fully vaccinated against fluvaccination rate in the 2002-2003 season, it still leaves many infants and todd
Less than half of US kids under age two fully vaccinated against flu
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
vaccination rate in the 2002-2003 season, it still leaves many infants and toddlers exposed to a virus that can lead to hospitalizations, pneumonia and even death. “We are half way there, but that’s not good enough,” said Dr. Kathryn Edwards, a... Read more
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Marshall County Tribune-Courier
Three who rescued man trapped in burning building honored -Courier General Manager vfritz@tribunecourier.com Three men credited with saving the life of a man trapped inside a burning building at Lakeland Resort in Aurora l...men broke a large picture window in the building and pulled Kody Pickard, 22, t
Three who rescued man trapped in burning building honored -Courier General Manager vfritz@tribunecourier.com Three men credited with saving the life of a man trapped inside a burning building at Lakeland Resort in Aurora l...
Marshall County Tribune-Courier / Posted 8 days ago
men broke a large picture window in the building and pulled Kody Pickard, 22, to safety. Pickard was airlifted to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Burn Center for treatment of severe burns. He remained in the Nashville Hospital for... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Rev. Calvin Butts seeks salvation for the church-based organization that resurrected Harlemapartments that it's believed to be Harlem's third-largest landlord, after the
Rev. Calvin Butts seeks salvation for the church-based organization that resurrected Harlem
Crain's New York Business / Posted 8 days ago
apartments that it's believed to be Harlem's third-largest landlord, after the New York City Housing Authority and Columbia University. Yet housing was only part of Butts' expansive vision. Abyssinian Development created public schools, ran... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for Feb. 2Jane Thompson, 90, of Greeley passed away, Jan. 27, 2016, at Life Care Center o
Tributes for Feb. 2
Greeley Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Jane Thompson, 90, of Greeley passed away, Jan. 27, 2016, at Life Care Center of Greeley. Dorothy was born Aug. 1, 1925, in Vanderbilt, Pa. to Andrew “Mac” and Eva (Strickler) Lynn. She was reared and educated in Connellsville and Vanderbilt areas.... Read more
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The Columbian
Drug may help breast cancer patients avoid heart damageafter certain cancer drugs or radiation treatments have already weakened their
Drug may help breast cancer patients avoid heart damage
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
after certain cancer drugs or radiation treatments have already weakened their hearts. Special clinics are springing up in hospitals to take care of the growing number of cancer survivors with this problem. “If you wait until the disease has... Read more
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The Chronicle
DUHS records highest operating income ever in FY 2015An unexpected growth rate in the number of patients treated by Duke University
DUHS records highest operating income ever in FY 2015
The Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
An unexpected growth rate in the number of patients treated by Duke University Health System helped contribute to a record-setting operating income for the last fiscal year. Major infrastructural expansions and upgrades coupled with expense... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for Jan. 31Feb. 12, 1958, in Scottsbluff, Neb., the oldest daughter of Harvey Gene and Shi
Tributes for Jan. 31
Greeley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Feb. 12, 1958, in Scottsbluff, Neb., the oldest daughter of Harvey Gene and Shirley Jane (Hort) Kerbel. She attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where she received her degree in nursing. Through the course of her career,... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Dewshine’ cocktail killing teensSupplied Logan was found dead in his bed on Thursday, January 21. That same mo
‘Dewshine’ cocktail killing teens
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Supplied Logan was found dead in his bed on Thursday, January 21. That same morning, his classmate JD was taken to hospital after he began to seizure. He later died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. “They noticed the colour of his... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Dewshine’ cocktail killing teensSupplied Logan was found dead in his bed on Thursday, January 21. That same mo
‘Dewshine’ cocktail killing teens
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Supplied Logan was found dead in his bed on Thursday, January 21. That same morning, his classmate JD was taken to hospital after he began to seizure. He later died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. “They noticed the colour of his... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Dewshine’ cocktail killing teensSupplied Logan was found dead in his bed on Thursday, January 21. That same mo
‘Dewshine’ cocktail killing teens
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
Supplied Logan was found dead in his bed on Thursday, January 21. That same morning, his classmate JD was taken to hospital after he began to seizure. He later died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. “They noticed the colour of his... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Teens May Have Drunk Fatal Mixture of Racing Fuel, Mountain DewA pair of Tennessee teens are dead and two others were hospitalized after polic
Teens May Have Drunk Fatal Mixture of Racing Fuel, Mountain Dew
KWWL Iowa / Posted 13 days ago
A pair of Tennessee teens are dead and two others were hospitalized after police say they possibly drank a concoction of Mountain Dew and racing fuel. The Greenbrier teens are believed to have ingested the fuel-laced soda last week. Logan... Read more
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Daily Mail
Two teens die after drinking cocktail of Mountain Dew and racing fuelwere called to his best friend J.D. Byram's home after the fellow teen started
Two teens die after drinking cocktail of Mountain Dew and racing fuel
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
were called to his best friend J.D. Byram's home after the fellow teen started having a seizure Byram died Monday night at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Two friends of the teens later came forward to admit they all drank a mixture of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Study of Zika, birth defect link hastens as spread to Americas predictedstate or territorial health departments to facilitate testing of potentially in
Study of Zika, birth defect link hastens as spread to Americas predicted
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
state or territorial health departments to facilitate testing of potentially infected infants. Dr. Kathryn Edwards of Vanderbilt University, who serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics' committee on infectious disease, said the guidelines... Read more
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Philly.com
Heavy use of CT scans raises concerns about patients' exposure to radiationno longer the case, said Rebecca Smith-Bindman, a professor of radiology, epide
Heavy use of CT scans raises concerns about patients' exposure to radiation
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
no longer the case, said Rebecca Smith-Bindman, a professor of radiology, epidemiology and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco. “The truth is, now it’s ubiquitous. And many of these tests don’t need to be... Read more
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TribLIVE
Incoming Children’s physician-in-chief driven by research on viruses300 faculty members and 20 department divisions in June, Dr. Terence Dermody, i
Incoming Children’s physician-in-chief driven by research on viruses
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
300 faculty members and 20 department divisions in June, Dr. Terence Dermody, incoming physician-in-chief at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, plans to continue the basic cellular research that has propelled his career. Dermody, an... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Which Inspirational Islander should we highlight?Kaziu of Willowbrook "I want to nominate my friend, Ilmi Kaziu," says Gabriel
Which Inspirational Islander should we highlight?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 26 days ago
Kaziu of Willowbrook "I want to nominate my friend, Ilmi Kaziu," says Gabriel Peralta. "Ilmi spent weeks in the hospital, battling a rare blood condition that was breaking down his muscles day by day. He was placed into a medically... Read more
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ABC News
Officials Investigate If Legionnaires Outbreak in Flint Linked to Water Crisiscontracted the illness in at least 10 cases. In those Legionnaires' cases, the
Officials Investigate If Legionnaires Outbreak in Flint Linked to Water Crisis
ABC News / Posted 26 days ago
contracted the illness in at least 10 cases. In those Legionnaires' cases, the patients had "no exposure to a Flint hospital in the two weeks prior to illness nor were their homes on the Flint water system," according to the health... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
OBGYN Associates welcomes new medical professionalsCousineau is the managing partner of the business and a da Vinci robotic surgeo
OBGYN Associates welcomes new medical professionals
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 27 days ago
Cousineau is the managing partner of the business and a da Vinci robotic surgeon. She received her medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as obstetrics and gynecological (ob/gyn) training at Akron City... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Health briefs, Jan. 13Women's Choice Award

Park Ridge Health has received the 2016 Wom

Health briefs, Jan. 13
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 28 days ago
Women's Choice Award

Park Ridge Health has received the 2016 Women's Choice Award as one of America's Best Hospitals for Obstetrics. This evidence-based designation is the only award that identifies the country's best health care... Read more

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News-Medical-Net
Discoveries could lead to development of novel therapies to prevent C. diff infectionResearchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have obtained the crystal s
Discoveries could lead to development of novel therapies to prevent C. diff infection
News-Medical-Net / Posted 29 days ago
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have obtained the crystal structure of a toxin from the bacterium Clostridium difficile ("C. diff") -- the leading cause of hospital-acquired diarrhea in the United States. Reporting in this week's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
I-65 sign climber gets 20 days in jailspecial needs easing into college life Second semester classes began Monday fo
I-65 sign climber gets 20 days in jail
WSMV Nashville / Posted 29 days ago
special needs easing into college life Second semester classes began Monday for many Middle Tennessee college students. At Vanderbilt University, that includes some 12 students with special needs who are part of the Next Steps program. Second... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Coach for team involved in rape investigation is reassignedspecial needs easing into college life Second semester classes began Monday fo
Coach for team involved in rape investigation is reassigned
WSMV Nashville / Posted 29 days ago
special needs easing into college life Second semester classes began Monday for many Middle Tennessee college students. At Vanderbilt University, that includes some 12 students with special needs who are part of the Next Steps program. Second... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms the hearts of thousandsit all happened, Arika Stovall says. The couple don't even know how they manage
Couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms the hearts of thousands
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 29 days ago
it all happened, Arika Stovall says. The couple don't even know how they managed to make it out alive. Stovall, a Lipscomb University student, and her boyfriend, Hunter Hanks, were driving back to Nashville, Tennessee, from Jacksonville, Florida,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms the hearts of thousandsit all happened, Arika Stovall says. The couple don't even know how they manage
Couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms the hearts of thousands
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 29 days ago
it all happened, Arika Stovall says. The couple don't even know how they managed to make it out alive. Stovall, a Lipscomb University student, and her boyfriend, Hunter Hanks, were driving back to Nashville, Tennessee, from Jacksonville, Florida,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh names new top doctorDr. Terence S. Dermody on Monday was named top doctor at Children's Hospital of
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh names new top doctor
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
Dr. Terence S. Dermody on Monday was named top doctor at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and chair of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Children's Hospital announced that Dermody officially takes over as its... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Students with special needs easing into college lifeSecond semester classes began Monday for many Middle Tennessee college students
Students with special needs easing into college life
WSMV Nashville / Posted 29 days ago
Second semester classes began Monday for many Middle Tennessee college students. At Vanderbilt University, that includes some 12 students with special needs who are part of the Next Steps program. Last fall, Channel 4 introduced you to Amber Cameron... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
1 in 10 veterans and civilian patients experiences new ICU-related PTSD up to one year after dischargein Veterans and Civilians,” researchers led by Mayur Patel, MD, MPH, FACS, Assi
1 in 10 veterans and civilian patients experiences new ICU-related PTSD up to one year after discharge
News-Medical-Net / Posted 30 days ago
in Veterans and Civilians,” researchers led by Mayur Patel, MD, MPH, FACS, Assistant Professor of Surgery & Neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Staff Surgeon and Surgical Intensivist at the Nashville VA Medical Center, analyze... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms the hearts of thousandsStovall, a Lipscomb University student, and her boyfriend, Hunter Hanks, were d
Couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms the hearts of thousands
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted a month ago
Stovall, a Lipscomb University student, and her boyfriend, Hunter Hanks, were driving back to Nashville, Tennessee, from Jacksonville, Florida, on New Year's Day when the young couple's pickup veered into bridge support. They don't remember how they... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Tennessee couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms heartsit all happened, Arika Stovall says. The couple don't even know how they manage
Tennessee couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms hearts
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted a month ago
it all happened, Arika Stovall says. The couple don't even know how they managed to make it out alive. Stovall, a Lipscomb University student, and her boyfriend, Hunter Hanks, were driving back to Nashville, Tennessee, from Jacksonville, Florida,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Intimate moment couple embrace for the first time after surviving horrific crashsuffered only concussions, whilst Hunter needed stitches on his face and Stoval
Intimate moment couple embrace for the first time after surviving horrific crash
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
suffered only concussions, whilst Hunter needed stitches on his face and Stovall on her knee – and were free to leave the hospital just 48 hours later. Photos taken after the crash show his badly damaged Toyota Tundra that Hunter says left the... Read more
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My EastText
Tennessee couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms heartsit all happened, Arika Stovall says. The couple don't even know how they manage
Tennessee couple's post-crash Facebook photo warms hearts
My EastText / Posted a month ago
it all happened, Arika Stovall says. The couple don't even know how they managed to make it out alive. Stovall, a Lipscomb University student, and her boyfriend, Hunter Hanks, were driving back to Nashville, Tennessee, from Jacksonville, Florida,... Read more
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