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May
5/4/2015Braves game, food trucks, employee meal highlight Hospital Week
The University of Mississippi Medical Center will celebrate National Hospital Week May 11-15 with a slate of activities dubbed (One Team, One Goal...
5/1/2015TeleMIND brings specialty health care to rural clinic
Ruby Patton, better known as Miss Ruby to everyone in her Mississippi Delta community, began showing the symptoms that often come with aging.After a...

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April
4/30/2015Newborn screening for heart defects becomes mandatory
About nine of every 1,000 babies born each year have a congenital heart defect. Of those, about 25 percent have a critical congenital heart defect,...
4/30/2015UMMC grad returns to give distinguished lecture
One of the University of Mississippi Medical Center's brightest scientists returned to his alma mater to present his recent research at one of the...
4/30/2015Fifty livers in two years: UMMC transplant program thriving
When Utica resident Dennis Mitchell received a new liver April 14 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, it greatly improved his chances...
4/27/2015Batson Children’s Hospital patient surprised by former Ole Miss quarterback
Batson Children's Hospital patient Jacob Partlow just caught a pass that traveled more than 300 miles to land in his hands.The pass was thrown after...
4/27/2015Researcher: Hyperactive movements help ADHD children learn
A common symptom found in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - and one long believed to be a main hindrance to a child's...

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4/23/2015Center focuses on overlooked population
For the last several years, a group of researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center has pored over studies to determine the health...
4/23/2015Listeria bacteria? It’s bigger than Blue Bell
If you've got a half-eaten container of Blue Bell ice cream in your freezer, should you finish it off? Throw it away, says Dr. Skip Nolan, director...
4/23/2015To care for whole patient, look at whole picture
It's not unusual - sometimes, the norm - for a patient's medical problem to be caused by factors that are entirely non-medical. A person's asthma,...
4/23/2015Hughes’ gift to MIND Center may help ‘save the next generation’
Dr. Thomas "Tom" Mosley Jr., a nationally renowned authority on brain aging, was honored on April 14 as the recipient of the Dudley & Robbie Hughes...
4/20/2015Organ donation leaves lasting legacy
It meant the world, Liz Wroten said, to stand close to Linda Amos last week and watch a swath of balloons float slowly toward the heavens.After all,...