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University Students & Mental Health: Who’s an At- Risk Student?

University Students & Mental Health: Who’s an At- Risk Student? Rachel Eskridge, the Director of Wellness Programs in the Office of the Dean of Students at Vanderbilt, discusses why university students are often at risk for suicide, and how Vanderbilt is responding with support, by providing training and resources for faculty, staff and students. Begin...


Dr. John Cleek Discusses Weight and Metabolism

Dr. John Cleek discusses weight and metabolism.


Egg Allergy – No Reason To Miss Your Flu Shot!

Egg allergy used to mean you could not take a flu vaccine, but that's changed! Find out what's been learned in the last few years about allergies and the flu shot.


Peaceful Parenting

Peaceful Parenting It can be difficult to parent our children, particularly when they are in their pre-teen or teenage years. At any age, children can know how to “push our buttons.” Margie Gale, RN, MSN, Nurse Wellness Specialist at Work-Life Connections EAP, discusses ways parents can learn to regulate their own emotions and parent more...


Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Families, Healthy Children with Shari Barkin

 Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Families, Healthy Children with Shari Barkin Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. Dr. Shari Barkin talks about the importance of healthy lifestyles for families and children. Additional Resources Metro Parks Nashville Farmers’ Market Greenways Second Harvest Food Bank​ Begin Transcript Laura...


Protect The Skin You’re In!

Marcia Spear, Nurse Practitioner in the department of Plastic Surgery explains how to protect your skin from sun damage.


In Search of Worklife Balance

 In Search of Worklife Balance Jim Kendall, LCSW, CEAP, Manager of Work-Life Connections, and Stephanie Dean, LPC, CEAP, Assistant Manager, discuss the often elusive concept of work-life balance and suggest ways to make balancing work and home life a reality. Begin Transcript Janet McCutchen: Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness...


What You Should Know About Colorectal Cancer If You’re Under Age 50

What You Should Know About Colorectal Cancer If You’re Under Age 50 Dr. Reid Ness discusses colorectal cancer prevention and considerations for ​people under age 50. Additional Resources: American Gastroenterological Association American College of Gastroenterology American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy National Cancer Institute National Comprehensive Cancer Center Network Begin Transcript Laura Osterman: Welcome to this edition...


Men & Depression

Work-Life Connections clinicians, Ellen Clark, LCSW, and Chad Buck, Ph.D., discuss the phenomenon of depression in men, why they are underserved, and ways that they can reach out for help.


Men’s Health Matters with Derek Griffith

June is Men's Health Month. Learn about why men's health matters.


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