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Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for children; how to know you’re using a car seat safely

By Jessica Pasley

"The misuse rate in car seats in Tennessee was almost 87% in 2020."

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Employee Spotlight

Window on Child Life

By Erin O. Smith

A glimpse into the lives of some of the Certified Child Life Specialists and the children and families they care for at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

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Children and backpacks: lighten up their heavy load

By Jessica Pasley

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers backpack safety tips

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DAISY Award

Second quarter 2021 DAISY Awards honor extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries

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July-4th-fireworks Health, yes

Stay focused on safety this 4th of July

By Jessica Pasley

Fireworks can cause serious damage to hands and eyes. Here's what you can do to keep yourself, and your children, safe.

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Advice to prevent ATV accidents Health, yes

A teenage girl was riding on an ATV without a helmet when it flipped five times. She is lucky to be alive, and her mother has a warning for parents.

By Jessica Pasley

Safety experts liken helmet use to seat belt-wearing practice

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Credo Award Winner

Michelle Kennedy follows the same mantra whether at work or in her personal life: be a good role model and walk the walk.

By Jessica Pasley

“I won’t ask someone to do something I wouldn’t do myself. I try to give 110% every day. Whatever I can do to help people, I will.”

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Water safety for kids Health, yes

Getting back in the pool this summer? Children’s Hospital has some tips on how to take to the water safely.

By Jessica Pasley

Number one lesson: drowning doesn't look like you think it does

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Employee Spotlight

A child’s beloved stuffed toy was missing. Two Children’s Hospital nurses mounted a midnight expedition to the basement to find Stuart the pink tiger.

By Christina Echegaray

Searching dozens of laundry bags in quest of a patient's pink-and-white companion

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