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Photo Feature

Photos celebrate NICU babies’ first Christmas

By Jessica Pasley

Christmas is a holiday that celebrates the birth of a baby; here are photos of some babies who spent their first Christmas in NICU, surrounded by the love of family and in the care of their doctors and nurses

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Scenes from 2022 holiday season at VUMC

By Wayne Wood

Silent nights don't happen here; there's too much work to be done caring for our patients and our community. But Medical Center employees still create a festive atmosphere and reach out to others in this season of giving and celebration.

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Health, yes

Vanderbilt experts advise keeping safety in mind when buying toys

By Jessica Pasley

Because you don't need an ambulance coming down Santa Claus Lane

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Poinsettia delivery brings cheer to VUH

By Erin O. Smith

More than 800 of the holiday plants were donated and distributed at the hospital

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After an explosion almost cost her son his hand, one mother has a warning about the danger of fireworks: “They are explosives. They are dangerous.”

By Jessica Pasley

"No one ever expects something to happen to your own child."

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Patient Spotlight

Marching in the Tournament of Roses Parade after knee surgery? Check. Carrying a 30-lb. drum set? That, too.

By Emily Stembridge

It was a long journey for Jill Griffin to that iconic New Year’s Day parade, and her surgeon Rick Wright made it possible

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Caroling students bring cheer to VUH Plaza

By Wayne Wood

A Vanderbilt holiday tradition continues — with modifications

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Health, yes

Santa makes a list and checks it twice. Parents should do the same when it comes to toy safety.

By Jessica Pasley

Choking on small toy parts poses one of the main dangers to children

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VUMC in the Community

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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