Vanderbilt University Medical Center

News and information for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community

Toggle navigation

Health, yes

Health, yes

Have yourself a safe little New Year’s

By Wayne Wood

The head of Vanderbilt's Emergency Department gives tips on how to celebrate without showing up at his workplace.

Read More

Health, yes

Tennessee Poison Center at Vanderbilt offers advice on how to avoid food poisoning this holiday season

By Kristin Smart

Enjoy the meal while you're having it, and remember it fondly afterward.

Read More

decorating-for-the-holidays Health, yes

Children’s Hospital offers safety tips for holiday decorating, preventing poisonings

By Jennifer Wetzel

May your days be merry and bright. Not spent in an emergency room.

Read More

Health, yes

Shopping for children’s gifts? Make sure toys are safe and age-appropriate

By Jennifer Wetzel

Bike helmets and quality construction: yes. BB guns and hoverboards: no.

Read More

Health, yes

It’s the scariest night of the year — how to keep children safe on Halloween

By Jennifer Wetzel

Keeping the frights imaginary and fun

Read More

Health, yes

Garage safety: cleaning out and knowing the risks

By Tavia Smith

The Tennessee Poison Center warns homeowners that the garage can be a resting place for many toxins, chemicals and potential hazards.

Read More