Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Double Homicide in La Vergne: Four in Custody

May 28, 2024 at 09:22 pm by WGNS News

La Vergne, Tenn. – Four people are in custody following a double homicide that occurred on Tuesday night at an apartment complex on Murfreesboro Road. The incident unfol.... Read More

MEDICAL: Acetaminophen Shows Promise in Warding off Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome for Sepsis Patients

May 20, 2024 at 07:12 pm by WGNS News

MEDICAL NEWS -  A National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported clinical trial has found that intravenous acetaminophen reduced sepsis patients’ risk of having.... Read More

Study Finds 500 New Blood Pressure Genes

May 06, 2024 at 09:07 pm by WGNS News

Health News - An analysis of the genomes of more than 1 million people of European ancestry, conducted by several of the world’s leading genomic centers, including Vande.... Read More

Higher Genetic Risk of Obesity Means Working Out Harder for Same Results

Mar 27, 2024 at 04:18 pm by WGNS News

Persons with a higher genetic risk of obesity need to work out harder than those of moderate or low genetic risk to avoid becoming obese, according to a Vanderbilt U.... Read More

Austin Turner Placed on Palliative Care - Family Demands Justice

Mar 06, 2024 at 05:32 pm by WGNS News

Nashville, TN - It's been described as a tragedy that is leaving a lasting impact on Middle Tennessee, and for the Turner family, it is their worst nightmare. The incident tha.... Read More

Federal Grant to Expand Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Services in Middle Tennessee

Feb 05, 2024 at 01:21 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - In a significant development, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), a federal department under the U.S. Department of Justice, announced expanded access.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Earns NAACP Hero Award

Jan 30, 2023 at 04:27 pm by WGNS News

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy who saved a gunshot victim’s life was honored Saturday by the Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP. Deputy Nathan Smith earne.... Read More

Study Shows COVID Booster Vaccination Keeping 65+ Out of Hospitals

Dec 17, 2022 at 08:39 am by WGNS

The new bivalent mRNA COVID-19 booster vaccines are beneficial in preventing COVID-19 associated hospitalization in persons 65 and over, according to a study released by the C.... Read More

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Files for New Certificate of Need to Build Rutherford Co. Hospital

Sep 16, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is strengthening its commitment to serve the healthcare needs of the citizens of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County. On Oct. 1, VU.... Read More