CenterView: March 07, 2011
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Angela Morgan, senior lab tech, selects a finger stick bead for Marc Ely.
It's hard to imagine adults with cancer memorializing their radiation and chemotherapy treatments with beads. To children - once more proving they are not just little adults - it's therapeutic.
The study of concussions in athletes has captured the attention of the NFL, the NCAA and now UMMC.
Resounding throughout the Norman C. Nelson Student Union, the "Hallelujah" chorus from Handel's Messiah made for a stirring finale to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in January.
Looking to reduce cardiovascular disease, stroke and kidney disease, researchers across the country will use a new nationwide clinical trial called SPRINT - which includes Mississippians - to hone in on an optimal blood pressure target.
The challenge of speaking in public is so universal that a motion picture on the subject recently received four Academy Awards.
The opening of the new Short Stay Unit in University Hospital this month fills a longtime need for a single location for surgical patients to check in, transition to surgery and recover after surgery.
Dr. Nancy Dorman, former member of the Department of Medicine faculty in the Infectious Diseases Division, died Feb. 22 after a long battle with cancer.
Dr. Donald E. Butkus, 76, died Feb. 2. He was a professor of medicine at UMMC, specializing in nephrology until his retirement in 2003.
Lauren Rae, Y101 disc jockey, takes a break from the 10th annual Mississippi Miracles Radiothon to color with Batson patient Abbygale Roberts, 4. The event, which took place March 2-4 in the Batson Hospital lobby, helped raise money for Mississippi's only Children's Hospital.