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  1. Opioids given too easily to children: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... are commonly prescribed," said lead researcher Dr. Cecilia Chung, an assistant professor with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "In a given year, 15 percent of children received an opioid prescription." These prescriptions sometimes led to ...

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  2. Hillary Clinton on SCOTUS Pick: 'I Worry They Want to Turn' the Clock Back 'to the 1850s'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... legislation, according to Dr. Carol M. Swain , professor of political science and professor of law at Vanderbilt University.

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  3. Study: Opioids Given Too Easily to ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | News Max

    ... are commonly prescribed," said lead researcher Dr. Cecilia Chung, an assistant professor with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "In a given year, 15 percent of children received an opioid prescription." These prescriptions sometimes led to ...

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  4. NewsMississippi wrote penned civil rights cold case billRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... many of those files remained redacted, they were upset. Abigail Nickerson, now a 19-year-old junior at Vanderbilt University, said she and her fellow high school students voted to create a bill to address the problem. "I could see that this was a ...

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  5. A Visit to the Balkans Casts Light on the Divisions in AmericaRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... troubled by this time in history," said Marc Hetherington, a political science professor at Vanderbilt University, citing research for a new book with co-author Jonathan Weiler on what they dub the country's "great divide." "Politics in the ...

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  6. ASU's Chun An Yu competed at the Players Amateur tournamentRead the original story

    Sunday | State Press

    ... 8-under 71 with a frenzy of nine birdies for a total gross of 278. Rounding out the top three were Vanderbilt University sophomore John Augenstein , who finished 16-under, Florida sophomore Andy Zhang , who finished 12-under, and Ohio State junior ...

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  7. Students Write Bill to Open Civil Rights FilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | The Daily News

    ... many of those files remained redacted, they were upset. Abigail Nickerson, now a 19-year-old junior at Vanderbilt University, said she and her fellow high school students voted to create a bill to address the problem. "I could see that this was a ...

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  8. Tennessee Insurers to Cut Affordable Care Act PremiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | The Daily News

    ... enter the Tennessee market next year. Melina Buntin is the chair of the department of health policy at Vanderbilt University. She says these changes indicate stability in the market. BlueCross spokeswoman Mary Danielson says the rate reduction would ...

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  9. Trump's immigration remarks under fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NWAonline

    ... Hispanics and a stagnating or declining birth rate among blacks, whites and Asians. Paul Kramer, a Vanderbilt University historian who specializes in the politics of inequality in the United States, said Trump's most recent comments were an ...

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  10. Well-rounded Bruin always ready to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NWAonline

    Pulaski Academy's Abby Minton had a 4.48 grade point average and scored a 33 on the ACT. She will attend Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.

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  11. SPLC Denounces Trump as White Nationalist for Preferring Europe EuropeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | VDARE

    ... Hispanics and a stagnating or declining birth rate among blacks, whites and Asians. Paul A. Kramer, a Vanderbilt University historian who specializes in the politics of inequality in the United States, said Trump's most recent comments were an ...

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  12. Tennessee Recognized Nationally for Effective Use of DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Clarksville Online

    ... Education Research Alliance, a formal partnership between the state Department of Education and Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of Education. Additionally, Results for America recognized Tennessee for its use of evidence-based grant ...

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  13. Knoxville Driver arrested for deadly head-on crash at Percy Priest Dam in NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Knoxville man has been charged with vehicular homicide, causing the head-on crash on the road over Percy Priest Dam. Police said a crash occurred at the top of the dam. One driver was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and was pronounced dead.

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  14. Ambulance work was a bloody gruesome summer jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | New York Daily News

    ... into his mouth. Initially, Scardino wanted to attend Queens College, but his parents insisted on Vanderbilt University. His mom was from Nashville and she wanted him to attend the prestigious school. Problem was they couldn't afford it - so they ...

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  15. Study: Same-sex marriage legalization may not have improved healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | UPI

    While the legalization of same-sex marriage improved gay men's chances of having both health insurance and access to health care, it didn't translate into better health, a new study suggests. "We found that lesbian, gay or bisexual adults were more likely to get married after having access to legal same-sex marriage," said study co-author Gilbert Gonzales Jr., an assistant professor of health policy at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

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  16. American Heart Association reports Young Binge Drinkers may have Higher Heart RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Clarksville Online

    Young adults who frequently binge drink were more likely to have certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease than non-binge drinkers, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association , the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. "Compared to previous generations, the pervasiveness, intensity and regularity of binge drinking may place today's young adult at greater risk for more profound rates of alcohol-attributable harm," said Mariann Piano, Ph.D., R.N., study lead author and Nancy and Hilliard Travis Chair in Nursing and Senior Associate Dean for Research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  17. Did Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Yield a Health Benefit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Drugs.com

    While the legalization of same-sex marriage improved gay men's chances of having both health insurance and access to health care, it didn't translate into better health, a new study suggests. "We found that lesbian, gay or bisexual adults were more likely to get married after having access to legal same-sex marriage," said study co-author Gilbert Gonzales Jr., an assistant professor of health policy at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

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  18. Is this Connecticut's weirdest animal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | News Times

    ** FILE ** This undated photo released by Kenneth C. Catania of Vanderbilt University showing an adult star-nosed mole. The mole literally inhales its food, taking less than a quarter of a second to identify a piece of food, grab it, eat it, and then ...

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  19. The Flat Printer SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | In-Plant Graphics

    ... before; the flatbed has allowed the in-plant to bring that work in-house. Meanwhile in Nashville, Vanderbilt University Printing Services realized that to continue to meet the needs of the university, it was going to need to transform itself. So in ...

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  20. 'Like a ghost town': Erratic nursing home staffing revealed through new recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Philly.com

    ... means there are gaps in care," said David Stevenson, an associate professor of health policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn. "It's not like the day-to-day life of nursing home residents and their needs vary ...

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