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Tales of VUMC Past

The elusive Nobel Prize winner

By Wayne Wood

Stanley Cohen wanted to be left alone to do his research. I wanted to interview him for a radio show. Amazingly, he said yes.

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Employee Spotlight

Martin Luther King Jr. Day begins with spirituals, calls for unity, Churchwell solo on “Abraham, Martin and John”

By Wayne Wood

Featured speaker Jeffrey Upperman, MD, recalls lessons of his parents and urges "pick big problems to attack."

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Health, yes

Home with a cold or the flu? It’s OK to snuggle with your pet, infectious disease doctor says.

By Wayne Wood

Dogs and cats can't catch or spread human disease and "are a comfort, not a hazard"

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Contest

Pets of VUMC: A look back at the best of 2019

By Wayne Wood

A handy, one-stop collection of the winners of the "VUMC Voice" 2019 Pets of VUMC contest.

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Contest

Pets of VUMC 2019 — Collection #8: Tidings of comfort and joy, dogs edition

By Wayne Wood

God rest ye merry, canines

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Contest

Pets of VUMC 2019 — Collection #7: Tidings of comfort and joy, cats edition

By Wayne Wood

God rest ye merry, felines

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VUMC in the Community

VUMC Clothes Closet in need of men’s clothes, coats, shoes

By Wayne Wood

Volunteer endeavor provides patients with a warm coat or clothes to wear home from the hospital

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Contest

Pets of VUMC 2019 — Collection #6: Here’s looking at you, part 2

By Wayne Wood

Just one look. That's all it took.

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Health, yes

Time change can be a bear. Here’s how to keep from feeling like hibernating.

By Wayne Wood

The end of daylight saving time doesn't have to mean disrupted sleep and feeling groggy, says a Vanderbilt sleep expert

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