Vanderbilt University Medical Center is among a handful of organizations engaged to provide expertise and data to the Sentinel System, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration program designed to monitor the safety of drugs and medical devices that have reached market.
Far more breast cancer patients are choosing to undergo mastectomy, including removal of both breasts, instead of choosing breast conservation surgery even when they have early stage disease that is confined to one breast, a Vanderbilt study shows.
Operation Troop Aid, a nonprofit organization, which supports U.S. Troops, honored award-winning, multi-platinum selling humanitarian Kid Rock, last week with the 2014 Operation Troop Aid Patriot Award.
A tax credit to help many low-income working families keep more of their earnings proves to be especially important in rural areas and small towns across Tennessee and the country, according to a new study by the Center for Rural Affairs.
The quarter-million young children in Tennessee who are growing up in low-income families can succeed in life, but a new report says the best way to get them on the right path requires a focus on both the children and their parents.
As parents and others prepare for Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, a safety expert at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers tips to avoid this year’s most dangerous toys.
For 25 years, patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, like 20-month-old Easton Cunningham, were given a second chance at life when their lungs or heart, or sometimes both, have failed to perform.
AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase compared to 2013.