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Sunday Apr 20 | The Jackson Sun

Engagement: Abbey Bennett & Marshall Fratesi

The bride to be is a graduate of Lee Academy in Clarksdale and is a graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Clarksdale, MS, Leland, MS, Jackson, MS

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Chicken nugget autopsy uncovers startling results

For most kids, they're an all-time favorite. Fast food chicken nuggets. But parents might think twice about serving them after learning exactly what's in them.

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Related Topix: Jackson, MS

Fri Apr 18, 2014

USA Today

With $245B spent on diabetes, telemedicine looks to cut the cost

Diabetes afflicts more than 22 million Americans, or 7% of the total population, and the number of people diagnosed every year is skyrocketing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Mississippi, Mississippi Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington Times

Miss. legalizing marijuana extract as medicine

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill to legalize a marijuana extract to be used as medicine under tightly controlled circumstances.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Marijuana

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WMC-TV Memphis

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State Sen. Videt Carmichael is back home in Meridian after being hospitalized in Jackson since March 31 with a head injury.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Star

Want to avoid a fight with your spouse? Have a candy bar

WASHINGTON: A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United Kingdom, Ceredigion County, Wales

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Study: Snack might help avoid fight with spouse

A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Mississippi Business Journal

Dr. Hannah Gay: One year later - UMMC doctor looks back - and ahead - at breakthrough HIV treatment

It has been a busy, full year since Hannah Gay, M.D. at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and her colleagues first discussed publicly the case of the Mississippi baby HIV case.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

AlertNet

Despite Obama's efforts, equal pay bill stalled in U.S. Senate

Registered nurse Paige Duracher checks Jacqueline Parker's vitals at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi on October 4, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama

WTOK-TV Meridian

Carmichael Still Hospitalized

A Mississippi state senator remains in a Jackson hospital, almost two weeks after he fell and hit his head on concrete.

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The Daily Sentinel Star

Dr. Woodward keynote speaker for this year's chamber banquet

By GALEN HOLLEY Staff Writer A top administrator at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada will be the keynote speaker at the annual Grenada Area Chamber of Commerce banquet.

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Related Topix: Grenada, MS, Carroll County, MS

Alabama Live

Wouldn't you want your nurse to have had a flu shot?

University of Mississippi Medical Center social worker Ruth Drake looks away as pediatric nurse Dennis Demesa inoculates her with the H1N1 vaccine, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 in Jackson, Miss.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Jackson, MS

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Lung cancer detection gets boost from new procedure at UMMC

Dr. Joe Pressler, left, UMMC pulmonologist, and thoracic surgeon Dr. Pierre de Delva, right, prepare to remove tissue sampling from the lungs of patient William Lay using an electromagnetic navigation bronchoscope.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Jackson, MS

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Clarion-Ledger

Partnership will help Miss. children with mental health problems

One in five Mississippi children suffer from a mental or behavioral health problem, but less than 20 percent receive treatment, because of a fragmented system that is difficult to access, said Dr. Susan Buttross of the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Medicaid, Health, Pediatrics, Medicine

The Mississippi Press

Mississippi's newest quadruplets getting stronger eight weeks after birth

Not of champagne, but their very first one-ounce bottles of formula specially blended for preemies.

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Related Topix: Tylertown, MS, Medicine

Newms360.com

Transplant recipient remaking life

The 30-year-old Tupelo woman went through a kidney-pancreas transplant Feb. 25 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Tupelo, MS, Diabetes

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Sunherald.com

Mississippi Briefs for April 3.

Carmichael's son Fredie Carmichael said his father is in critical but stable condition in the intensive care unit at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Southaven, MS, Desoto County, MS

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WMC-TV Memphis

State senator hospitalized in Jackson

Carmichael's son, Fredie Carmichael, says his father is in critical but stable condition in the intensive care unit at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Sunherald.com

3 firefighters, 1 officer injured in fire

The firefighters were trying to contain a fire inside an abandoned building about 4 a.m. Tuesday when a wooden garage collapsed, trapping the firefighters beneath the rubble.

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Related Topix: Fire, Leflore County, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

National Donate Life Month celebration begins at UMMC

The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency and University of Mississippi Medical Center teamed up on Tuesday to promote the start of National Donate Life Month.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Mississippi Government

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