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December
12/31/2014Recovering from flu: Slow down, watch for danger signs, UMMC experts say
Catching the season’s flu is as easy as walking by someone already sickened as they cough or sneeze, experts warn.But recovering from a virus that...

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October
10/23/2014Ebola at UMMC: risk low, readiness high
UMMC’s Ebola response plan sharply focuses on protection of patients and employees while preserving the Medical Center’s ability to continue...
10/23/2014Colorectal cancer prevention earns UMMC accolades
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is a new member of a national organization dedicated to lowering deaths from colorectal cancer.
10/20/2014New 'ears' for hearing-impaired son give Brandon family a jump-start
Instead of soaking in the sweetness of her newborn son, Marlee Weir was praying he would suffer only hearing loss.That’s because sometime before...

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10/20/2014Waist size tops BMI as obesity measure, experts say
One of the biggest health issues facing Mississippi and the nation is obesity, yet the way the problem is measured remains debated.While the Centers...

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10/14/2014Diabetic no more: Patient gets state's first isolated pancreas transplant | (PDF)
Ask brittle diabetic Nancy Smith why she opted for a pancreas transplant, a rare procedure not without risk or potentially devastating...

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10/13/2014Guest presentations highlight UMMC calendar
A number of interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
10/13/2014UMMC staff receive service recognition
The Medical Center is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries this week:
10/13/2014Top nursing officer named at Batson Children’s Hospital
Michelle Welander, a long-time nurse and leader at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been named chief nursing and clinical services...

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10/13/2014Despite cutbacks, discovery enterprise nearly doubles last year’s funding
During one of the most competitive times to access funding from one of the nation’s largest research sponsors, the University of Mississippi Medical...

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10/13/2014Introducing (drum roll, please) eCV!
Welcome to our first issue of eCV.  As the name suggests (sort of), eCV is an electronic complement to our CenterView newsletter, which Public...
10/7/2014UMMC's ACT Center helps patients kick tobacco, make homes smoke-free | (PDF)
Jackson resident Veronica Lane started smoking when she was 12, and it took the better part of 40 years for her to get tobacco out of her life for...

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