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Doctors urge helmet use during peak ATV injury season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – After an ATV crash killed a young man in Maury County this week, medical experts are urging riders to follow safety protocols. 246 more words


Half of gunshot victims treated at Vanderbilt are between 16 and 29 years old

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Vanderbilt University Medical Center has treated 436 gunshot victims since April 1, 2016, according to data provided by the hospital.

Of those patients, 72 died and approximately 50 percent were between the ages of 16 to 29 years old. 398 more words


Vanderbilt doctor talks to Trump about healthcare ahead of rally

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A doctor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center had the opportunity to speak with President Donald Trump on Monday ahead of his Nashville visit. 323 more words


Vanderbilt ranked among top liver transplant hospitals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been rated as one of the busiest liver transplant hospitals in the nation.

Data released by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients shows that Vanderbilt was ranked No. 70 more words


Doctors Worry Parents May Underestimate Risk Of Teenage Pot Use

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The nation’s pediatricians are beefing up their warning about teenagers and marijuana use.

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics found as more states legalize the drug for adult use, more teenagers think it’s safe. 168 more words


Vanderbilt hospital: Employees 'inappropriately' accessed patient records

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Employees at Vanderbilt University Medical Center “inappropriately accessed” the electronic records of patients in an unauthorized manner, according to hospital officials. 360 more words


Vanderbilt’s chief diversity officer continues to break racial barriers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Dr. Andre Churchwell is a name known-well at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville and he’s had a big part in making the academic hospital one of the most diverse in America. 452 more words