Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Tennessee Department of Health Urge Safe Infant Sleeping Practices
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Tennessee Department of Health Urge Safe Infant Sleeping Practices

Pediatricians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have seen four infant deaths from unsafe sleeping habits in the last seven weeks. Infant sleep-related deaths are heartwrenching tragedies that can be preventable when safe sleeping practices are followed.

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Meet Winston Hovis, the 2015 Steeplechase Child Ambassador

Winston Hovis is the 2015 Child Ambassador for the Iroquois Steeplechase, set to run on Saturday May 9.

How High is Too High For a Child’s Fever? Vanderbilt Doctor Offers Answers

One of the most common questions pediatricians hear about fevers is “How high is too high?” The answer: A fever in itself is not dangerous, but may be an indication of something else that needs medical attention, said Mary Kay Bartek, M.D., a general pediatrician at Vanderbilt’s After-Hours Clinic in Mt. Juliet.

Dance Marathon steps up for the kids

This year's Vanderbilt Dance Marathon Big Event, on Saturday, February 7, raised $161,923 to support children and families at Children's Hospital. The Dance Marathon is Vanderbilt’s largest student-run philanthropic organization, drawing about 1,000 attendees and features 13.1 hours of dancing, games, entertainment and guests.

Children’s Hospital ‘growing to new heights’

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt launched the “Growing to New Heights” fundraising campaign to add 160,000 square feet of additional space atop the hospital’s existing structure.

Vanderbilt Pediatrician Offers Guidelines about When to Take Your Child to the Emergency Room

Sometimes it’s hard to tell what to do when a child gets sick at night or on weekends. Should you go to the emergency room, or wait until the pediatrician’s office is open again?

LATCH or not to LATCH? New car seat safety guidelines

With the ever-expanding number of car seats on the market and new technologies, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revised its guidelines to keep infants and children safe.