CenterView: April 01, 2013
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James Roncki of Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research
Mable Daniels’ great-grandmother was a patient in the State Insane Asylum about a century ago when she was laid to rest on the asylum grounds – before her family knew she had died.
A compound in blueberries – pterostilbene – helps keep prostate cancer tumors from growing and spreading in mice, researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center reported in a paper published last month.
Jackson-area teenagers who might typically avoid visiting the doctor will have a new teen-friendly option to address their health-care needs when the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing’s teen clinic opens later this month.
In an operation that gave a Jackson mother a new chance at life, a team at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in March successfully completed the state’s first liver transplant in 22 years.
This spring, students at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will be forced to make some difficult life-altering decisions.
Fourth-year medical student Renaldo Williams announces his residency match to Vanderbilt in general surgery while an eager crowd of parents, student, spouses and families look on during the Medical Center’s Match Day 2013 ceremony March 15 at the downtown Marriott.
Al Faulk, director of information technology solution strategies, interviews his son, Charlie, a former patient at the Batson Children’s Hospital, during the Mississippi Miracles Radiothon in the BCH lobby. The radiothon, which took place Feb. 27- March 1, raised more than $400,000.
Participants in The Color Me Rad 5K, part of the Zippity Doo Dah Weekend March 23 in Jackson’s Fondren neighborhood, celebrate after the race in all their kaleidoscopic glory. Proceeds from the weekends festivities benefitted Batson Children’s Hospital.