Bang from fireworks just as dangerous as potential for burns, experts say

Bang 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 to the ER for burns? Your child's hearing may be just as endangered, experts at the University of...

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Predicting a patient’s health path

Predicting 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 10 patients with your symptoms, seven are predicted to have a heart attack over the next year - and...

Research, relationships road to reducing health disparities

Research, relationships road to reducing health disparities

A new collaboration between two programs dedicated to eliminating health disparities, both named for female African-American civil rights leaders, isn't your traditional agreement. "So many groups work in silos," said Dr. Bettina Beech, University...

UMMC honors distinguished faculty

UMMC honors distinguished faculty

University of Mississippi Medical Center administrators named five faculty members to receive Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professorships, an honor recognizing significant research accomplishments and excellence in teaching. The honorees' fields...

Thanks to Chen, patients see the light

Thanks to Chen, patients see the light

Dr. C. J. Chen is an avid photographer and travel buff. He has a room outfitted with an elaborate stereo system where he spends time outside work listening to classical music, and he and his wife Lin have enjoyed ballroom dancing, the symphony,...


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Video: Batson patients host art show

Video: Batson patients host art show

At Batson Children's Hospital, art is part of the healing process. From waiting rooms to patient rooms, children are encouraged to color, paint and create. Annually, some of their artwork is displayed and sold at "A Midsummer ArtNight," an evening of creativity and inspiration, hosted by SpringHill Suites in Ridgeland, Mississippi.

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Photo Gallery: It’s a Beauty-ful day at BCH

Photo Gallery: It’s a Beauty-ful day at BCH

It’s not every day that 30 hopefuls for the title of Miss Mississippi converge on the state’s only children’s hospital. But that’s what happened Saturday when an entourage of tiara-wearers arrived at Batson Children’s Hospital. They delivered...


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A budding research relationship between the University of Mississippi Medical Center's Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is being formed in an effort to address health risk factors, such as obesity and diabetes, that are readily found among the populations in both states.

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July 4th means flags, family, food and FIREWORKS. And while many take precautions to avoid firework burns, there's another danger packed in those firecrackers - the big bang. Just one fireworks-induced bang close to a person's ears can cause irreversible damage with lifelong repercussions.

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When Alexander Soloveichik moved from his childhood home in Ukraine to Israel, it was for better opportunities. When he later moved from Israel to Jackson, Mississippi, it was for love.

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Congrats to UMMC dentistry alum Dr. Mark Donald for being named president of @AGDdentist: bit.ly/1LWNAiM

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July 4 sees more than its share of #fireworks, but there are unseen dangers too. bit.ly/1GZNlSJ

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