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Nashville Dads: Trying to manage that work/life balance

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Nearly half of all dads say they spend more time with their kids than their dads spent with them.

However, half of dads also say that it’s not enough time. 391 more words

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And Then a Crow Ate a Goldfinch. {Every patient has a story.}

I lose it about 4 a.m. on Wednesday. I think I scare the nurse a bit, for it must be like seeing his mother break down. 793 more words

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Gunshot victim arrives at Vanderbilt; Investigation underway

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are investigating after a man showed up at Vanderbilt University Medical Center with a gunshot wound early Sunday morning. 72 more words

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2 shooting suspects sought after chase, crash off I-440

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two shooting suspects are on the run after leading police on a high-speed chase following a shooting that left two men injured Tuesday night. 262 more words

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"This Could Be Serious" {Every patient has a story."}

I don’t have to wait long to be seen—maybe because I’m so sick or maybe because the doctor from the walk-in clinic alerted the ER, as she said she would—but I am in the waiting room long enough to be reminded what a microcosm of the human condition the hospital is: All walks of life brought together by all sorts of maladies. 917 more words

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Health officials raise concerns about e-cigarettes

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – As e-cigarettes continue to grow in popularity, so do the health concerns. 260 more words

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An Otherwise Ordinary Day {Every patient has a story.}

The next several posts will be about my recent hospital stay for what has been deemed “an acute infection of unknown origin.” I’m writing about my experience in order to process what happened—and is happening—to me.                                                                                     216 more words

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