Children hospitalized for pneumonia have similar outcomes, including length of stay and costs, regardless of whether they are treated with “big gun” antibiotics such as ceftriaxone or cefotaxime or more narrowly focused antibiotics such as ampicillin or penicillin.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is enhancing efforts to reduce motor vehicle-related deaths among teen drivers.
Kids will be kids and fall and hurt themselves all the time. Not a big deal right? Wrong! Falls are a leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations and emergency department visits among children.
Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends to enjoy good food. A Vanderbilt dietitian says that making sure the food you serve is prepared and stored properly can ensure that everyone has a safe and healthy experience.
There is nothing wrong with occasional holiday sweets, but balance the sugary treats with healthy meals.
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