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October
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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10/6/2014Ebola ruled out in patient at UMMC
A patient who arrived Sunday night at the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Emergency Department was questioned for the possibility of...
10/2/2014$1M donation lifts UMMC's MIND Center above fund-raising goal | (PDF)
JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson businessman John N. Palmer has donated $1 million to the MIND Center, a University of Mississippi Medical Center...

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10/1/2014Mayo Clinic, University of Mississippi Medical Center expand relationship with formal collaboration agreement | (PDF)
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Mayo Clinic and the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) announced today that they have signed an agreement to broaden...

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