Monthly Archives: January 2013

Jason Koger on “Hawaii Five-O”: Be there. Aloha.

from Wayne Wood Jason Koger, his wife Jenny, and their daughters Cambell and Billie Grace, in the field behind their house where Jason was injured. Photo by Joe Howell. Jason Koger awoke in the Burn Center at Vanderbilt University Medical … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Carole Etherington for MLK Award

from Wayne Wood: Carole Etherington, R.N., has traveled to war zones to provide care to civilians, was in New York City in the days after Sept. 11, 2001, to provide mental health care to traumatized people, and has been the … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt dermatologist offers cold-weather tips for taking care of skin

from Wayne Wood: Cold weather is the enemy of skin. Our bodies have a natural layer of oil that helps protect the skin, but the dry air of winter (along with poor skin care) can override this natural protection and … Continue reading

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Laughing to lose weight: Coke takes note

from Wayne Wood: In 2005, the VUMC Reporter published a story by our writer Clinton Colmenares about some research Vanderbilt’s Maciej Buchowski, Ph.D., reported at the European Congress on Obesity in Athens about how laughing burns calories. Clinton’s story was … Continue reading

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