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February
2/8/2016New treatments could save the spinal cord after injury
Two hundred Mississippians suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI) each year, one of the highest rates in the United States. For survivors who join the...
2/4/2016UMMC’s culture of caring, commitment clinches Best Place to Work win
It's the thrill of research and teaching the next generation of physicians at the University of Mississippi Medical Center that gets Dr. Thomas...
2/4/2016Researchers put heads together, study brain changes in depression
Depression is more than just sadness. You may lose interest in favorite activities or lose motivation to complete routine tasks. You may also lose...

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2/4/2016New office to track service learning, community outreach
UMMC's Office of Community Engagement and Service Learning was born from a conversation between Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health...
2/5/2016UMMC health experts entertain, inform daily on Southern Remedy | (PDF)
If there's a remedy for what ails you, Dr. Rick deShazo will prepare a good-sized dose every Wednesday - but not before he delivers a primer on your...

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2/1/2016Vigilance, awareness key to campus safety
If you come into a building on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, prepare to smile for the camera.All points of entry are equipped...
2/1/2016Zika virus concern for pregnant women, but not for others
Mississippi's almost year-round mosquito population makes it more vulnerable to illnesses such as the Zika virus that's becoming rampant in Brazil...

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2/1/2016Pictures of (mental) health framed in art therapy
Sometimes the only way to draw people out is to give them something to draw with.That idea is at the heart of Susan Anand's work here with people...

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January
1/28/2016Fox-trot the night away at A Roaring ‘20s Affluent Affair
Channel your inner flapper, and brush up on the Charleston and the shimmy.The UMMC Alliance will travel back in time with Medical Center supporters,...
1/28/2016During February, celebrate heart health with those you love
February is all about hearts. Not the paper or candy ones, but the muscle ones.In observation of American Heart Month, the University of Mississippi...
1/26/2016Parade name changes, commitment to Children's Hospital stays the same
A colorful 33-year-old Jackson tradition has a Hal of a new name.Mal's St. Paddy's Parade is changing its name to Hal's St. Paddy's Parade &...

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1/25/2016Vitamin, virility drug could treat preeclampsia
Treating disease doesn't always mean creating new drugs. Sometimes the therapies are already in our pharmacies and medicine cabinets.Two labs in the...

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