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Columbia man shot, airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Columbia man was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center Sunday after he was shot inside his home.

Columbia police responded to the shooting at 9:30 p.m. 95 more words


It's safe to cuddle when you're sick

This winter, when you are home sick with the cold or flu cuddling with your dog or cat may feel like just what the doctor ordered. 271 more words


Moving the Dial A Little Closer To Better Treatment and Prevention Of C. diff. Infections

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have obtained the crystal structure of a toxin from the bacterium Clostridium difficile (C. diff)   a leading hospital-acquired infection  in the United States. 470 more words

C. Diff. Research & Development

Vanderbilt’s ER sees spike in patients overdosing on heroin

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Vanderbilt’s Emergency Department is seeing a spike in heroin overdose patients that could be a sign of a much larger problem of drug abuse in Middle Tennessee. 510 more words


Man charged with trespassing inside Vanderbilt hospital

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was arrested Sunday for reportedly trespassing inside a patient’s room at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Metro police reported 43-year-old Derrick Flores was found by the patient rummaging through his closet. 90 more words


Siegel's Baylor Bramble's condition unchanged at Vandy

MURFREESBORO — A Siegel High football player who sustained a head injury during Friday night’s game at Warren County remains in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 443 more words


Mother shot, killed after answering door

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A mother was shot early Sunday morning at a south Nashville home and later died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

According to police, 33-year-old Olympia Hobbs was with her two children, ages 13 and 5, at a house in the 200 block of Hopewood Court, off Nolensville Pike, when the shooting took place. 292 more words