The campus of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a notorious dead zone for AT&T customers. So the cellphone carrier has announced the installation of more than 1,200 mini antennas at one of Middle Tennessee’s largest employers.
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Before 2012, few knew the first thing about fungal meningitis – even doctors. And compounding pharmacies flew well under most people’s radar. That changed as moldy spinal injections sickened hundreds across the country.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has won a nearly 19 million dollar federal grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
New research conducted in part at Vanderbilt sheds light on the causes of Multiple Sclerosis. The findings are in the new issue of Nature.
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital says it has seen a dramatic increase in the number of swimming pool accidents this year. In just one month, eight children have drowned in an area swimming pool; 11 have been treated for near drowning.
A growing number of hospitals are giving families of patients a new tool to call for emergency help. Now, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, they can contact the hospital’s rapid response team without waiting for a nurse to assess the situation.
Efforts are underway to bring home the dozens of Middle Tennesseans thought to be in Haiti. Meanwhile, others are contemplating ways they can help the impoverished nation recover from this week’s earthquake.
Tennessee is seeing the same downturn in the number H1N1 cases as the rest of the nation.