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Storm ready Vanderbilt prepared to keep public, patients, employees safe during tornado season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – There are several so-called storm ready locations across Middle Tennessee, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, where you can go if you get caught out in severe weather. 440 more words


Record flu season has taken another child's life in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The record flu season has taken another child’s life in Tennessee.

The Tennessee Department of Health reported the death of a seventh child due to complications of influenza so far this season on Monday. 250 more words


Family wants apology after baby's head gouged during birth at Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A family is warning pregnant women after their baby was injured during birth. The Dantams say their baby’s head was gouged numerous times with ambiotic hook. 730 more words


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