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  1. Former Blazers Forward Shareef Abdur-Rahim Named G-League PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Blazers Edge

    Shareef Abdur-Rahim -former star forward for the Trail Blazers , Hawks , and Grizzlies -has been named the new G-League President. Abdur-Rahim will take over the developmental league from current president Malcolm Turner, who has taken a position at Vanderbilt University, according to a release on NBA.com .

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  2. Study: Limit Use of Antipsychotic Meds for Younger PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PsychCentral

    Investigators from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center found that children and young adults without psychosis who are prescribed high-dose antipsychotic medications are at increased risk of unexpected death. In 2010, an estimated 1.3 million individuals 24 years of age or younger filled 7 million prescriptions, primarily for behavioral symptoms , depression or bipolar disorders .

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  3. Your Gut and My Gut Not the SameRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    ... place. Why is that? Changing the gut microbiome to beat illness does hold great potential according to Vanderbilt University biologist Seth Bordenstein, but first scientists must define what makes up a healthy gut microbiome and in whom. Bordenstein ...

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  4. Outgoing Brentwood Mayor Jill Burgin hired to lead Franklin Main Street ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Williamson Herald

    ... in journalism from the University of Memphis and later earned a master's in English education from Vanderbilt University. Burgin is involved in several local organizations including the Middle Tennessee Mayors Caucus, Greater Nashville Regional ...

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  5. Stephen Pate Named a Top Lawyer by Marquis Who's WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... to pursue a vocation in the field of law by his father, who was also a lawyer, he matriculated at Vanderbilt University, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in 1980. He then completed a Juris Doctor in 1983 at the School of Law. While ...

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  6. Overall, 66 percent of respondents supported Medicaid expansion in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... office while health care remains a key issue among registered voters, according to a new poll from Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt's latest poll, released Thursday, found 57 percent of respondents had a favorable view of Lee, who last month was ...

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  7. Fitness instructors' comments shape women's body satisfactionRead the original story

    Thursday | Science Daily

    ... Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology . In addition to Engeln, co-authors include Margaret Shavlik of Vanderbilt University and Colleen Daly of Northwestern. Materials provided by Northwestern University . Original written by Hilary Hurd Anyaso. ...

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  8. High-Dose Antipsychotics Place Children at Increased Risk of Unexpected DeathRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | Health News Digest

    Children and young adults without psychosis who are prescribed high-dose antipsychotic medications are at increased risk of unexpected death, despite the availability of other medications to treat their conditions, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published today in JAMA Psychiatry . In 2010, an estimated 1.3 million individuals 24 years of age or younger filled 7 million prescriptions, primarily for behavioral symptoms , depression or bipolar disorders.

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  9. How Neanderthal DNA might have shaped some human brainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Nature

    ... the only ways to study differences between the species, says Tony Capra, an evolutionary geneticist at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. "We're never going to be able to dig up a Neanderthal brain intact and compare it to our brain," he ...

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  10. CHI Memorial Named "Best Regional Hospital"Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | Chattanoogan.com

    CHI Memorial was named Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News and World Report. On the list of Best Hospitals in Tennessee, CHI Memorial is ranked second, behind Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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  11. Findings reinforce guidelines for cautious use of antipsychotics in younger populationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Medical News

    Children and young adults without psychosis who are prescribed high-dose antipsychotic medications are at increased risk of unexpected death, despite the availability of other medications to treat their conditions, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published today in JAMA Psychiatry . In 2010, an estimated 1.3 million individuals 24 years of age or younger filled 7 million prescriptions, primarily for behavioral symptoms , depression or bipolar disorders.

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  12. Most Plus-Size Women Can't Afford Goop's New Collection. Here's Why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Forbes.com

    ... woman of the same height. We know that plus size women are likelier to have lower-paying jobs. A Vanderbilt University study conducted by Jennifer Bennett Shinall, Assistant Professor of law, showed that plus size women are more likely to work in ...

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  13. Radical surgery for some prostate cancers adds three years to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Reuters

    ... because this is the longest follow-up we have," said Dr. David Penson, chairman of urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, who wasn't involved in the study. "It shows that if I have a long life expectancy and if I have ...

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  14. Malcolm Turner's Five Biggest Accomplishments As G League PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Ridiculous Upside

    On late Tuesday morning, the NBA G League announced via press release that league president Malcolm Turner would be stepping down from his role on January 11th, 2019 to become the new Athletic Director for Vanderbilt University. NBA Vice President of Basketball Operations and former Reno Bighorns general manager Shareef Abdur-Rahim will step in to take over as the President of the G League.

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  15. 'That's the great hope going forward:' Nashville leaders debate consumerism and health careRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Business Journal

    ... oever, there are other segments that do," said Larry Van Horn, executive director of health affairs at Vanderbilt University. "The...

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  16. Vitamin Treatment For Sepsis Is Put To The TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... Sevransky says. So he teamed up with researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., to design a study that could take place at up to about 40 hospitals simultaneously, in order to get a large ...

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  17. Smorgasbord of prostanoid receptor structures reportediRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Chemical & Engineering News

    ... A2. The collection of structures is a "gold mine," says Lawrence J. Marnett, a biochemist at Vanderbilt University who studies prostaglandins and wasn't involved in the studies. "Extensive efforts have been made to develop agonists and antagonists ...

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  18. Shareef Abdur-Rahim to take over as president of the G-LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | MSNBC

    ... replaces Malcolm Turner, who is leaving the position to take over as the athletic director at Vanderbilt University. "I am thrilled to have this extraordinary opportunity with the NBA G League," Abdur-Rahim said in a released statement. "I've seen ...

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  19. Scientists just created tiny specs of ultra-hot early universe matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | SlashGear.com

    ... particles in the lab is called PHENIX. CU Boulder Professor Jamie Nagle worked with colleagues from Vanderbilt University using the collider at Brookhaven National Laboratory to smash packets of protons and neutrons together in different ...

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  20. Discovery could lead to neutralizing West Nile virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Science Blog

    Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues have isolated a human monoclonal antibody that can "neutralize" the West Nile virus and potentially prevent a leading cause of viral encephalitis in the United States. Their findings , reported last week in the journal Nature Microbiology , could lead to the first effective treatment for this mosquito-transmitted infection, which sickens 2,500 and kills more than 100 people throughout the country each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Protection .

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