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Author: Jessica Pasley

Patient Spotlight

Children’s Hospital patient Caroline Lantz has a special night with Maddie and Tae at the CMAs

By Jessica Pasley

Hanging out at a fancy hotel, getting glammed up, walking the red carpet and taking in the CMAs.

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Children’s Hospital urges caution in toy selection this holiday season

By Jessica Pasley

Children are surrounded by toys during the holidays. How to make sure they are safe and age-appropriate.

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Early evening darkness brings dangers for drivers and pedestrians

By Jessica Pasley

The end of daylight saving time means many of us are driving home in the dark

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Halloween Safety Tips for Children and Drivers Health, yes

Keeping the scariness imaginary

By Jessica Pasley

Twice as many children killed by cars on Halloween as on any other night. How to safely enjoy the frights of the night.

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VUMC in the Community

An approaching hurricane. A critically ill baby. A Vanderbilt team flies in to help.

By Jessica Pasley

"The mother was so grateful that we were able to get her baby to a safe place.”

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Employee Spotlight

Every child who finishes chemo gets a rousing serenade. The woman behind Children’s Hospital’s “Last Chemo” song.

By Jessica Pasley

Warning: you will be humming "The Macarena" for the rest of the day.

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pedestrian safety Health, yes

Back to school means children are back on the streets. How to keep road scholars safe.

By Jessica Pasley

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers tips to prevent injury

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Employee Spotlight

NICU nurse overwhelmed by support from co-workers after house fire

By Jessica Pasley

The house is gone. Love remains.

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Employee Spotlight

Raye Nell Dyer leaves example of love and ministry at Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

As a chaplain, she brought blessings and comfort to patients, family and employees

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