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VUMC employees partner with community agency to provide Thanksgiving meals

By Jill Clendening

The boxes were packed full of ingredients for side dishes, and recipients were also given a plump turkey ready for roasting

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SENSE Theatre production of “The Adult School” brings together diverse cast

By Erin O. Smith

The goal of the SENSE Theatre program is to improve the social and emotional functioning of individuals with autism spectrum disorder through using behavioral and theater techniques.

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Shoulders, elbows, line drives and curve balls

By Emily Stembridge

For Eric Bowman and Leon Scott, being team physicians for the Nashville Sounds is a perfect complement to taking care of their other patients

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VUMC nurse Shakeya Bean featured in national public service announcement about COVID vaccines

By Wayne Wood

She sees patients who are struggling after a COVID infection. "It doesn't have to be this way," she said.

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Brad Paisley stars in new VUMC public service announcement urging people to “take the shot”

By Wayne Wood

A simple message that can save lives and help life get back to normal

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“Standing Ovation” mural unveiled in honor of National Nurses Week

By Emily Stembridge

The mural inside Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital depicts several Nashville music legends giving a standing ovation to a health care worker in honor of National Nurses Week.

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The inside story behind the Hillsboro Village “Hope” mural: a brother’s love and a message for Children’s Hospital

By Christina Echegaray

Lance Gregory wanted the message to be visible from the windows of Children's Hospital — in memory of his brother Cory

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A story of Christmas past: Carols being sung by a choir, an elderly woman stricken in church, and a Vanderbilt nurse saving a life

By Emily Stembridge

The Sunday before Christmas, Patricia Wright was in church to hear her mother sing in the choir. Then she heard a call for help.

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The young woman was on the parking lot pavement without a pulse. A Vanderbilt nurse saved her life.

By Wayne Wood

Keith Caldwell, a nurse at the Vanderbilt Health Clinic at Walgreens, called on years of experience to perform CPR until an ambulance arrived

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