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Priscilla and Dave O'Donnell show where their gift to the Campaign for Children's of Mississippi is going -- to help fund construction of a new children's tower, shown here in model form.

O'Donnell's $1M gift to benefit new PICU cardiac wing

Monday, December 11, 2017

A tour of Batson Children’s Hospital was all it took for Dave and Priscilla O’Donnell to pledge $1 million to the Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi to create a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Cardiac Wing in the new children’s tower. Construction of the tower is set to start later this month.

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Brittany Groover, licensed practical nurse, takes patient John Hall's blood pressure.

New guidelines: lower blood pressure for better health

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recommended last month to lower the threshold for diagnosing hypertension to 130 over 80 mmHg. The change adds more than 30 million to the number of Americans requiring treatment. UMMC experts discuss the change’s implications and what Medical Center clinicians and scientists are doing to help people improve their numbers.

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