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A Nashville Treasure: Vanderbilt University

From the $1 million endowments that Cornelius Vanderbilt provided to establish a university in 1873, Vanderbilt University has now grown to a prestigious educational and research institution recognized not only in its home state, Tennessee, but all over the country and the world. 255 more words

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Authorities search for suspect who walked out of Vanderbilt hospital

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Several law enforcement agencies are seeking a suspected felon wanted in Wilson County after he allegedly walked out of a Nashville area hospital during a shift change Sunday. 656 more words


7 babies born in Nashville on Leap Day 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — How would you like to celebrate your birthday every four years?

At least seven babies were born in Nashville on Monday, Feb. 146 more words


Vaccine for Zika virus being worked on at Vanderbilt University

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two major announcements came Tuesday regarding the rapidly-spreading Zika virus in the Americas.

The Centers for Disease control announced it is at its highest level of activation, and… 524 more words


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