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Child travels from Cambodia to undergo complex plastic surgery

Child travels from Cambodia to undergo complex plastic surgery

Scotty Virak is little more than a year old, but he’s already a world traveler. Scotty and his mother, Alli Mellon, traveled nearly 15,000 miles from Phnom Penh to Jackson for surgical repairs by Children’s of Mississippi physicians. Dr. Ian Hoppe, chief of pediatric craniofacial plastic surgery, said Scotty is doing well after his second surgery in December.

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UMMC, CCRI provide custom wigs, makeovers to cancer patients

UMMC, CCRI provide custom wigs, makeovers to cancer patients

Women coping with cancer often lose their hair, an identifiable attribute that could bring them joy. Four patients at the UMMC Cancer Center and Research Institute were treated to a new custom wig and makeover in a venture to help them heal, courtesy of a caring UMMC employee and a generous foundation.

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As holidays approach, de-stress by 'keeping it real'

Santa Claus is making his list and checking it twice, and so might be you – but when your holiday "to do" list is long, it can make you stressed. Medical Center experts offer tips on how to tone down the tension during the next couple of weeks. Among them: Examine your expectations, and if they’re too heavy, move some items off the sleigh.

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As holidays approach, de-stress by 'keeping it real'

Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Critical Care Coffee Talk among new year's event list

Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Critical Care Coffee Talk among new year's event list

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.

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Peds psychologist, NP, global health expert join UMMC faculty

Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.

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Peds psychologist, NP, global health expert join UMMC faculty
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