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?

Infants & Toddlers

Parents share lessons learned in the NICU

After 9 1/2 months in the hospital with his newborn daughter, a father shares strategies for families coping with long inpatient stays.

Children | Nutrition

5 easy, healthy breakfast ideas for kids

Healthy breakfasts for kids don’t need to be complicated. These 5 breakfast ideas for kids are perfect for busy families.

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Mental Health | Teens

Understand the warning signs for teen suicide

Early identification of those at risk opens the door for life-saving intervention.

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

September 7, 2018

Head lice: myths, facts and treatment

When you get that dreaded call from school, here's what to do to handle head lice.

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Children

AFib September 6, 2018

Heart pounding at the sight of your crush? It might be AFib

Atrial fibrillation is heavily reported in the South. Here's what AFib is and what to do about it.

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Heart & Vascular

gluten-free diet September 4, 2018

5 ways to make up for what’s missing in a typical gluten-free diet

These food groups can help make up for the lack of fiber in gluten-free diets.

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Digestive Nutrition

Two women sit in kayaks on a river August 31, 2018

Exercise and breast cancer: What to expect

Exercise can help breast cancer survivors feel better during treatment, recover strength afterward -- and it can improve treatment results.

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Cancer Fitness

Motion Preserving Surgeries August 29, 2018

Motion-preserving spinal surgeries can offer better recovery

A spine surgeon explains two procedures that preserve range of motion in the neck.

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Bone & Joint

August 27, 2018

Gestational diabetes: What to know when blood sugar is too high during pregnancy

This common condition affects many women during pregnancy, even if they weren't diabetic before.

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Pregnancy Women's Health