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Ascension Saint Thomas Heart First in State, Region, Ascension to Offer Novel Medical Technique
Ascension Saint Thomas Heart First in State, Region, Ascension to Offer Novel Medical Technique

On February 9, Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital West became the first Ascension hospital in the country and the only medical facility in Tennessee to offer intracoronary brachytherapy, a procedure that helps improve chest pain in patients with stents that have re-narrowed (sometimes called "collapsed") and reduces the chance of them narrowing again in the future.

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New survey shows minorities, children missing cancer screenings and vaccinations
New survey shows minorities, children missing cancer screenings and vaccinations

52% of adults missing lifesaving screenings to prevent cancer are not rescheduling them

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Study Finds Recommended ICU Sedatives Equally Safe, Effective
Study Finds Recommended ICU Sedatives Equally Safe, Effective

Sedative medications used in intensive care are associated with increased delirium, which is in turn connected with higher medical costs and greater risk of death and ICU-related dementia.

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Spectrum Solutions Collaborates with UCLA on Saliva-Based Next-Gen Sequencing (NGS) Liquid Biopsy Research for the Early Detection of Lung Cancer
Spectrum Solutions Collaborates with UCLA on Saliva-Based Next-Gen Sequencing (NGS) Liquid Biopsy Research for the Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Study to focus on using saliva in the analysis of cell-free circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) to accurately and non-invasively detect non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

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Sarah Cannon to Present Latest in Blood Cancer Research at the 62nd ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition

Sarah Cannon announced that 53 abstracts and presentations authored by Sarah Cannon experts have been selected for presentation at the upcoming American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition.

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Hot spots identified for colorectal cancer mortality rates among young women
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ONcology Rounds
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Minority Report
Minority Report

All cancers are not created equally. Recent Vanderbilt research show stomach, lung and appendiceal cancers are on the rise and detected later among certain ethnic groups.

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Rounding on Addiction
Rounding on Addiction
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Women and Addiction
Women and Addiction

Prenatal addiction services needed to bridge the gap in addiction, obstetrics

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State of Recovery
State of Recovery

Efforts are underway by TDMHSAS leadership to reach more Tennesseans suffering with addiction through education and recovery initiatives.

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Addressing Opioid Usage in the Hospital Setting
Addressing Opioid Usage in the Hospital Setting

Opioid misuse often traces its roots to medically valid pain management intervention. Increased awareness of addiction has led providers to look for effective alternatives. In the hospital setting, recent studies find Caldolor® might be one such option.

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National Council for Behavioral Health, Qualifacts Look at Shift to Virtual Care

National Council for Behavioral Health and Nashville-based Qualifacts recently released results of a national survey of behavioral health providers on utilizing virtual technology and care.

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Addressing a Chronic Killer
Addressing a Chronic Killer
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Nashville General Takes Multi-Pronged Approach to Chronic Disease Management
Nashville General Takes Multi-Pronged Approach to Chronic Disease Management

Nutrition is a critical component of regaining and maintaining health ... but for those facing food insecurity, it can become a major stumbling block. NGH's multi-pronged approach to disease management feeds the mind and the body to improve outcomes.

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Addiction in the Age of COVID
Addiction in the Age of COVID

From residential treatment to telehealth, there's a new normal in addiction medicine.

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AACR Releases Landmark Cancer Disparities Progress Report
AACR Releases Landmark Cancer Disparities Progress Report

In September, AACR released a first-of-its-kind report exploring disparities in cancer progress across racial and ethnic minorities, as well as other underserved populations.

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Study Underscores Importance of Personalized Medicine in Kidney Cancer
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National Coalition Awarded Over $30 Million to Tackle Opioid Epidemic

Opioid Response Network surpasses 3 Million people impacted through free education and training

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American College of Surgeons panels warn vaping and marijuana use before an operation can be harmful
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Council on Aging Offers Helpline, Resources for Healthcare Providers
Council on Aging Offers Helpline, Resources for Healthcare Providers

COA offers a helpline and lifeline to providers, older adults, caregivers and family members trying to navigate services.

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VUMC Launches Groundwork for Tennessee's First Federally Funded Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
VUMC Launches Groundwork for Tennessee's First Federally Funded Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Angela Jefferson, PhD, professor of Neurology and director of the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer's Center, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support establishment of an NIA-funded exploratory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).

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From Pain Management to Pandemic: The Changing Face of Sports Medicine
From Pain Management to Pandemic: The Changing Face of Sports Medicine

New norms mean new routines and standards of care on and off the field.

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Kids, Classrooms and COVID-19
Kids, Classrooms and COVID-19

Risk mitigation key as kids hit the classrooms.

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Brookdale CEO Shares Industry Response to COVID-19
Brookdale CEO Shares Industry Response to COVID-19

As part of their ongoing Brass Tacks series, the Nashville Health Care Council recently welcomed Brookdale CEO Cindy Baier to discuss the senior living industry's response to COVID-19.

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