End to cancer treatment rings true for Yazoo City native

End to cancer treatment rings true for Yazoo City native

The rigors of chemotherapy and radiation for her breast cancer all but rang Lorraine Hinton's bells over the past year.Today, she returned the favor.“I'm probably going to cry. I'm a crier,” the Yazoo City native said minutes before she tugged a...

Students sink teeth into dental research

Students sink teeth into dental research

Sixteen students presented their research at the 2017 School of Dentistry research day February 21 in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.“This has been an exciting year for research in the School of...

Value Analysis promotes culture of savings, efficiency

Value Analysis promotes culture of savings, efficiency

Why should caregivers in pediatrics use adult-sized wipes on tots and babies when baby wipes are all that's needed?Why eat a non-reimbursable $272 to wake up a Medical ICU patient at 3 a.m. for “routine” lab work that always includes a chest X-ray,...

Does an 'app' a day keep the medical textbook away? Not yet

Does an 'app' a day keep the medical textbook away? Not yet

Before the dawn of smartphones - around the Year 5 B.iP. (before iPhone), or the mid-1990s - Dr. Sajani Tipnis “barely had a cell phone,” she said.“When I finally got one, it was because everyone was using them as pagers,” said Tipnis, associate...

Increased testing, awareness make ground in HIV infection battle

Increased testing, awareness make ground in HIV infection battle

Good news for Mississippi in the battle against HIV: The proportion of residents unaware they are HIV infected has decreased from 21.6 percent to 13.6 percent, the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week.It's a move in...


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Video: Kids, Guardsmen hit dance floor at Batson Valentine’s Dance

Video: Kids, Guardsmen hit dance floor at Batson Valentine’s Dance

With Y101.7 DJs turning on the tunes, Batson Children’s Hospital patients, Mississippi National Guardsmen, Miss Mississippi Laura Lee Lewis and West Jones High Fellowship of Christian Athletes members were doing the Whip and the Nae Nae at Batson’s annual Valentine’s Dance Tuesday. A table of treats, Kona Ice, arts and crafts and the Kona Ice mascot serving up shaved ice were all part of the fun for patients and their families.

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Photos: Give Kids A Smile at School of Dentistry

Photos: Give Kids A Smile at School of Dentistry

The University of Mississippi School of Dentistry hosted its thirteenth annual Give Kids A Smile Day on Friday, Feb. 10. Nearly 700 students were seen during the day, including third- and fourth-grade students from Jackson’s Johnson and Walton...


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The UM School of Dentistry's faculty received more than $1 million in research funding this fiscal year, 39 percent more than last year. This increase helps make research possible for dental students like Kendra Clark (pictured) and Jiman Nelson, who won awards for their poster presentations at the annual Dental Research Day.

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The lumps in Lorraine Hinton’s breast weren’t a threat 15 years ago. A lump discovered in late 2015 was. The grandmother of two spent the next year undergoing a rigorous program of chemo and radiation while never missing a day of work at her local movie theater. Today, she rang a symbolic bell to celebrate her final chemo infusion.

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"Everyone say SCALPEL!" UMMC photographer Chuck Runyan may have needed a wide-angle lens recently to get all the white coats in the shot while taking a group photo of the Department of Surgery.

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