Recipes

5 healthy tailgating recipes to bring to the next game

Recipes to help put more healthy choices on your tailgating table.

Sleep

How your sleep habits are making you tired

What “social jet lag” means, and the importance of keeping a consistent sleep schedule.

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Bone & Joint

What is ‘trigger finger’?

Trigger finger means a finger catches, or locks, in one position. Here’s how it’s treated.

Cold & Flu

What you need to know about the 2018-2019 flu season

Vanderbilt clinics have received flu vaccines earlier than expected. When should you get your shot?

Man's hands work with a wrench on a car part. October 15, 2018

Tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow caused by more than just tennis or golf

Repetitive motions done every day lead to these two versions of the same problem.

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Bone & Joint

prevent fires at home October 3, 2018

The 11 best ways to prevent a fire at home

The best way to avoid injury or death from fires is to prevent them from happening in the first place.

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Prevention Safety

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How to prevent sports-related eye injuries

The right gear can prevent traumatic injury to the eyes during youth sports and activities.

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Eye Prevention

child passenger safely buckled in to seat September 27, 2018

What the updated Child Passenger Safety Transportation Policy means for your family

Here's the latest on child passenger safety from a Vanderbilt safety expert.

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Children Infants & Toddlers Safety

A nurse casts a boy's left arm September 25, 2018

When childhood play leads to a broken arm or hand

A cast or splint usually helps heal a child's broken arm. Fractures involving the elbow may need surgery.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

Woman eating a healthy plate of salad greens with sarcastic expression on her face. September 24, 2018

Fighting stress with food — the healthy kind

How to stress-proof your diet to minimize emotional eating.

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Mental Health Nutrition

Baby laying on tummy on the floor learning how to walk September 19, 2018

Infant injuries from baby walkers are still on the rise

Instead of a using a baby walker with wheels, opt for tummy time.

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Infants & Toddlers Safety

When to get a Pap smear September 17, 2018

When to get a Pap smear and when it can wait

Don't mistake a Pap test with an annual exam. Here's what women need when.

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Prevention Women's Health

How to help children understand natural disasters September 13, 2018

How to help children understand natural disasters

Natural disasters, even when far away, can cause children to become concerned about their own safety. Here's how to talk them through it.

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Children