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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


Vanderbilt says hospital is experiencing baby boom

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – New mother Mariah Bracknell gave birth Tuesday to her daughter Anna Raquel at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

She told News 2 that when she walked into the waiting room, something caught her by surprise. 230 more words


Vanderbilt doctor explains devastating damage of gunshot wounds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors and nurses treat about two gunshot wounds a day.

That includes wounds from small handgun gunshots, all the way up to high-powered rifles like the ones used in… 243 more words


Would our hospitals be able to respond to over 500 patients?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tragedies like the one in Las Vegas often leave us questioning how our own city would handle something of this magnitude. 449 more words


Knoxville couple who went viral head into surgery for kidney transplant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A Knoxville man headed into surgery to receive a new kidney on Thursday, weeks after his wife found out she was a perfect match and told her husband in a sweet and unique way. 172 more words


Thousands get free flu shot at Vanderbilt University's Flulapalooza

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – About 14,000 people lined up to get their flu shots at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s annual Flulapalooza. 257 more words


Minister describes chaos during Antioch church shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The minister wounded in the church shooting in Antioch on Sunday spoke to the media for the first time Tuesday afternoon. 417 more words