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April
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 the whole patient, look at the 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,...
4/16/2015CSI: UMMC - Toxicologists ID'ing over-spiced drug compounds
As the state struggles to get a grip on residents sickened by synthetic drugs often called "spice," officials at the University of Mississippi...
4/16/2015Study finds gene affecting thinking skills
An international team of researchers, including investigators from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), has identified a gene that...
4/16/2015No falling down on the job: Patient care team garners safety award
When a patient hits his buzzer on University Hospital's 5 North, a staff member dedicated to answering calls for help bustles to his bedside. It's...
4/16/2015Medical students are happy to 'Be The Match'
Each entered medical school to save lives. Each got the opportunity to try before they began seeing patients.Ian Mallett and John Howard, both...

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4/16/2015Health-care innovator Joyce Caracci squeezes most from life, careers
Joyce Caracci spent much of her career watching people who were near death or trying to avoid it. If her work in hospitals and hospice left her with...
4/13/2015UM, UMMC Research Day showcases best of scientific studies
The scientific and scholarly studies of more than 100 researchers representing the University of Mississippi and the University of Mississippi...
4/13/2015The day the residents resigned still resonates at Medical Center
LETTER OF RESIGNATION TO DR. NORMAN C. NELSON, VICE CHANCELLOR FOR HEALTH AFFAIRSJuly 7, 1976"… for reasons that we are prepared to detail and...