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July
7/27/2015People of the U: Dr. Larry Creswell
In 2005, Dr. Larry Creswell gave his own cardiovascular system a jolt."I decided to get up off the couch and be healthy," said Creswell, associate...
7/27/2015Integrative medicine: body, mind and soul
As if her severe asthma, chronic bronchitis, complicated migraines and allergic rhinitis weren't enough, single mom Ella Robinson found herself...

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7/20/2015Teacher's pets: Dogs help therapists mend bodies, hearts
It may not be a magic bullet or the fountain of youth, but with it, patients on walkers have stood longer; stroke victims in recovery have walked...
7/20/2015People of the U: Marcus Blanton | (PDF)
There are almost countless varieties of heirloom tomatoes on God's green earth, and Marcus Blanton is out to find the very best one.That's no small...
7/13/2015Typically disregarded brain lesions may warn of heightened stroke risk
Scientists from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and colleagues found that very small brain lesions noted on brain imaging that...
7/13/2015SHRP's online programs show Quality Matters
The School of Health Related Professions at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is leading the way in demonstrating that, when it comes to...
7/10/2015Five-year milestone at UMMC Grants Ferry
Primary care physician Dr. John Cross is in the 43-member charter club.So are nurse manager Phaedra Hailey and registered CT technologist Chris...

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7/6/2015People of the U: Troy Bunn
Troy Bunn has brought up pigeons who take off from Illinois right at sunrise and make it to his Florence home in time for 5 p.m. dinner.That's about...
7/6/2015Hearing today can be gone tomorrow
Mississippians love their personal listening devices - be it a cell phone in hand, a tablet or computer, or a digital music player - and the earbuds...
7/6/2015For students of psychiatry, it’s drive time
Normally, medical students taking psychiatry courses here have been treated like passengers: They were driven to their destinations.Now, with the...
7/1/2015Bang from fireworks just as dangerous as potential for burns, experts say
When your child has a fireworks war with a friend who throws a package of sizzling firecrackers at his or her feet, should your main worry be a trip...

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June
6/29/2015Predicting a patient’s health path
You're a University of Mississippi Medical Center heart patient, and your care is tailored to a mathematical analysis showing that in a grouping of...