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Maysen Everett of Picayune interacts with Dr. Courtney Walker during a behavioral health screening.

Be-HIP focuses on mental health services for high-risk infants, preschoolers

Monday, March 18, 2019

Children who started life in UMMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will have access to a continuum of care in mental and behavioral health, thanks to a $2.5 million Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant. Mississippi Be-HIP seeks to expand mental health services to children as they grow. Read More

Cardiology sonographer Heather Edgar examines images of the heart of Lucious Thomas, who underwent a procedure to repair his mitral valve in January.

Non-invasive procedure averts open heart surgery for mitral valve issue

Thursday, March 14, 2019

When his heart’s mitral valve wouldn’t close properly, Carthage resident Lucious Thomas was left weak, breathless and sometimes unable to make it to his job as a food inspector. The valve often is repaired through open heart surgery, but a minimally invasive procedure offered at UMMC can get patients home the very next day. Read More

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