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4/16/2015CSI: UMMC - Toxicologists ID'ing over-spiced drug compounds
As the state struggles to get a grip on residents sickened by synthetic drugs often called "spice," officials at the University of Mississippi...
4/16/2015Study finds gene affecting thinking skills
An international team of researchers, including investigators from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), has identified a gene that...
4/16/2015No falling down on the job: Patient care team garners safety award
When a patient hits his buzzer on University Hospital's 5 North, a staff member dedicated to answering calls for help bustles to his bedside. It's...
4/16/2015Health-care innovator Joyce Caracci squeezes most from life, careers
Joyce Caracci spent much of her career watching people who were near death or trying to avoid it. If her work in hospitals and hospice left her with...
4/13/2015UM, UMMC Research Day showcases best of scientific studies
The scientific and scholarly studies of more than 100 researchers representing the University of Mississippi and the University of Mississippi...
4/13/2015The day the residents resigned still resonates at Medical Center
LETTER OF RESIGNATION TO DR. NORMAN C. NELSON, VICE CHANCELLOR FOR HEALTH AFFAIRSJuly 7, 1976"… for reasons that we are prepared to detail and...
4/13/2015New CMO: A leader in patient quality outcomes
The University of Mississippi Medical Center's new chief medical officer wears a Scottish kilt. But what Dr. Michael Henderson, a native of...

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4/9/2015More patients treated at UMMC for ‘spice’ overdose
More patients exhibiting symptoms related to an overdose of the designer drug "spice" have been seen at the University of Mississippi Medical...

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4/9/2015Senator gets a glimpse at life-saving telecommunications
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker knows the University of Mississippi Medical Center has a state-of-the-art, model telehealth program and the nation's first...

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4/9/2015New law addresses HIV exposure uncertainty
It's a waiting game that can be excruciating for the families of Mississippi children who have been sexually abused: How soon can they find out if...

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4/9/2015‘CRITTers’ initiative bridges breach between town and gown
MARCH 25 ATTENDEESDr. James Keeton, special advisor to the vice chancellor for health affairsDr. Charles O'Mara, associate vice chancellor for...
4/6/2015Numerous “spice” overdoses put health officials on high alert
Medical experts at the University of Mississippi Medical Center met with metro-area media Monday to highlight the extreme dangers that come with...