Health in Nashville, TN

Molly Ehrlich, Vizient's consulting director of advisory solutions for supply chain operations, shared a story on Vizient's blog about an operating room that kept running out of supplies.

When "Cat Person" — the New Yorker-published story about a bad date between college student Margot and thirty-something Robert — went viral in December 2017, no one was more surprised than its author, Kristen Roupenian, who had previously published…

It's universally true that everyone on earth was one day born, and for most, they will one day grow old, eventually needing help to carry out their final years with dignity. Yet modern American society is, at this point, tremendously under-equipped…

MVSA works with Youth Encouragement Services to provide gifts for underprivileged children
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The Meharry-Vanderbilt Student Alliance joined Youth Encouragement Services during the Christmas season to provide gifts, toys and clothes to children and families in need
NASHVILLE, Tenn. It’s hard to imagine a child at Christmas with no presents under the tree and no food to eat, but unfortunately that’s a reality…

When you think of someone who believes that aliens are real, what image comes to mind? Certainly not the über-attractive, successful and highly talented cast of the upcoming Roswell reboot. And yet, the stars of The CW's Roswell, New Mexico…

The perioperative surgical home (PSH) is an innovative practice model that has been proposed by the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

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A team of Vanderbilt investigators has pinpointed the role of bile acids and a specific signaling pathway in the positive metabolic effects of weight-loss surgery.

In support of her research to understand and improve long-term outcomes of individuals with traumatic brain injury, Melissa Duff, PhD, associate professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences, was recently named a 2018 Distinguished Switzer Research Fellow by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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You did it: You brushed up you resume, wrote a killer cover letter, and crushed your interviews — and now, you’ve got at least one job offer (maybe more!) on the table. What now? Before you take on a new position, it’s always worth considering what…

Amidst all the other drama ensuing around Washington of late, here's one piece of legal news you might've missed: President Donald Trump has been busy filling up the judicial branch with new picks. In fact, he's already successfully placed a…

To address hip pain, a hip joint injection provides joint pain relief through a procedure that involves injecting medicine into the joint located where the leg and the pelvis join.

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Fine Arts Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons is the recipient of a prestigious Anonymous Was a Woman grant.

Striking the right balance between work, relationships, and personal time is an ongoing and ever-changing process for most of us. We all feel stuck at times when it comes to maintaining a healthy work-life balance — and avoiding the awful symptoms…

An epidural steroid injection delivers steroids directly into the epidural space in the spine to help alleviate back pain, neck pain and leg pain (sciatica).

Academic medical centers develop things that work in their own specific setting, Vanderbilt's chief executive says, but GE offers the potential to scale up.

Promote better eating habits for kids at a younger age with these healthier sleepover snacks that are more fun than your typical cookies and potato chips!

Vanderbilt will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series Jan. 18-21, providing numerous lectures, service learning opportunities and events for the university community. Political reporter April Ryan will deliver this year’s keynote address Jan. 21 in Langford Auditorium, and free tickets to the event are now available for Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff.

HCA Healthcare's chief epidemiologist answers the most frequently asked questions about the flu shot and why its important to get vaccinated.

Taking a common-sense approach to dealing with your sex life could save you from problems with your partners — and yourself.

Vanderbilt University is part of a study testing a new drug to help combat a disease that plagues five million Americans - Alzheimer's. The nationwide study is testing "troriluzole," a newinvestigational drug that might help to slow or stop memory loss and thinking problems with those already diagnosed withAlzheimer's disease. "Troriluzole is a drug that modulates glutamate, protecting against neuron loss," the Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study said in a release.

More and more, IDNs are not only acquiring more hospitals, but are looking to vertically integrate, merging or exploring other partnering models with physician’s offices, ambulatory surgery centers and other organizations to gain scale and deliver quality care efficiently as they move closer to