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Pediatric emergency physician offers insight for a safer summer

FRANKLIN, Tenn.—There’s no shortage of activity in pediatric emergency departments during summer months, and Nashville is no exception. Cristina Estrada, M.D., pediatric emergency physician at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center, said a large percentage of the Franklin ER’s 10,000 annual visits consist of acute traumatic injuries sustained during the summer. […]

Top 5 Things You Need to Know Before Your Next Trip to the ER

A trip to the emergency room (ER) is never something a person plans to do. It’s an unforeseen circumstance that sends you or a family member to seek emergency medical help. And while we are lucky here in Williamson County to have a first-rate EMS system and Emergency Department who work really well together, there are […]

Local family makes, donates ‘care packages’ for parents of young patients

FRANKLIN, Tenn.—​When a child is in the hospital, not only is it a trying time for the little one but it’s rough on the parent, too. A Brentwood family is continuing their tradition of making sure the parents who bring their children to WMC are taking care of themselves while worrying about the kids. For […]

Family makes 1,800 mile trip from Idaho to donate toys to Williamson Medical Center

FRANKLIN, Tenn.—The holiday season makes people do some amazing things to brighten the lives of others. For the Holt family, it involved an 1,800 mile journey to Williamson Medical Center! The Holt family (L-R): Tyson, Jennifer, Jay, Isabella, Shane. They Holts are from Burley, Idaho. That’s a small city just east of Twin Falls. So […]

Healthier Holidays: Leaner Meal Substitutions, a Healthy Cookie Recipe and More!

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year. One thing that can cause us this stress is food. It seems we start eating and don’t stop until January! If this sounds familiar, Williamson Medical Center dietician Lisa Mathews, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E, has some ideas for you. She and her colleagues have put […]