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Vanderbilt renovates hospital to accommodate Nashville's growth

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – If you’ve driven past Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the past few months, you’ve no doubt seen the cranes.

There is currently more than 10-million square feet of building space before renovations and additions. 432 more words


Vanderbilt leads international effort to create universal flu vaccine

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are leading an international effort to develop a universal flu vaccine.

The vaccine would help protect everyone against every strain of the flu anywhere in the world. 235 more words


Vanderbilt wins approval to use breakthrough cancer therapy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A new form of cancer treatment approved by the FDA last week is being called a breakthrough for adults with aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma. 219 more words


Vanderbilt University Medical Center sees rise in opioid overdoses

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s emergency department has seen an increase in patients overdosing on opioids.

“More and more patients are coming to emergency rooms with narcotic overdoses, but unfortunately more and more patients are also dying in the field, dying at home, dying in public places,” said Dr. 319 more words


Vanderbilt says hospital is experiencing baby boom

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – New mother Mariah Bracknell gave birth Tuesday to her daughter Anna Raquel at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

She told News 2 that when she walked into the waiting room, something caught her by surprise. 230 more words


Vanderbilt doctor explains devastating damage of gunshot wounds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors and nurses treat about two gunshot wounds a day.

That includes wounds from small handgun gunshots, all the way up to high-powered rifles like the ones used in… 243 more words


Would our hospitals be able to respond to over 500 patients?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tragedies like the one in Las Vegas often leave us questioning how our own city would handle something of this magnitude. 449 more words