CenterView: September 24, 2012
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Eric Bailey, HIV patient advocate
For some Mississippians, the only thing worse than dying from HIV/AIDS is admitting they have it.
If Ervin Fox ran a smoothie stand, he’d offer customers heart-healthy drinks in three sizes: Big Gulp, Middleman and Kiddy.
One night in the middle of summer, Dr. LaDonna Northington found herself indulging in a brownie-ice cream combo when she turned to her Facebook friends for an impromptu intervention.
A crane swinging I-beams into place and a nearly constant blast of construction noise now common at the University of Mississippi Medical Center might make a distracting backdrop outside the window of Dr. Michael Lehman’s temporary office.
It may be one of the biggest “Win-Win” relationships in residency training programs today.
A clinical trial of an experimental therapy that could start accepting patients next year in the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s emergency department may help save critically ill sepsis patients.
Greg Young, right, machinist, receives the flu vaccine from Whitney Melton, PICU nurse, while Ronnie Lindsey, second from left, machinist, receives a flu shot from Leanne Casey, pediatric ER nurse, during the Office of Student/Employee Health’s Campus Flu Blitz. The flu vaccine will be available free to all Medical Center faculty, staff and students this week in the Office of Student/Employee Health.