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Employee Spotlight

Vanderbilt ER nurse receives wedding surprise from “Say Yes to the Dress”

By Leigh MacMillan

Holly Beth Jones will receive a wedding gown from the show, which is honoring front-line health care workers

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Health, yes

Does your mask irritate your face? Doctors offer ideas to keep your skin healthy.

By Wayne Wood

Protect your skin while you're protecting your friends

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Employee Spotlight

Greg Rhinehart’s 3-D printing hobby comes to the rescue to repair respirator masks

By Matt Batcheldor

He figured out how to make a four-cent part that repairs $1,500 personal protective equipment for COVID caregivers

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Employee Spotlight

COVID unit nurse speaks from the heart about the impact of the disease and the importance of masking

By Matt Batcheldor

At the mayor's press conference Cody Hamilton told of the toll COVID takes on those who have the disease, and those who care for them

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VUMC in the Community

Clothes Closet in need of donations of new items

By Wayne Wood

Due to COVID-19, used items are no longer accepted, but the need to help patients continues

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Health, yes

Fourth of July during the COVID-19 pandemic: Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors urge safe celebrations

By Kristin Smart

Oh, beautiful for spacious distancing, with ample space between

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VUMC in the Community

Before COVID, 90-year-old Bobby Hamm walked at 100 Oaks every day. His friends from the Dermatology clinic sent him a “missing you” gift.

By Kathy Whitney

Since his wife died several years ago, his daily walk was a way to stay connected to other people.

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Health, yes

Safe masking tips during summer months

By Jessica Pasley

What you need to know about combining wearing a mask with summertime weather

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First person

My daughter was born in the middle of the pandemic. She is going to get very tired of hearing that story when she’s older.

By Matt Batcheldor

I can already picture Natalie rolling her eyes when she's 16.

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