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UTHSC advisory board will meet Nov. 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s advisory board will hold its quarterly meeting at 1 p.m., Nov. 12, online.


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Calkins: When will we fill the Liberty Bowl and FedExForum again?

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But sports draws crowds in a way that nothing else does in this country. So if we know when sports will be back to normal, we’ll know when life will be back to normal, right? “Let’s target the Super Bowl in 2022,” said Dr. Jon McCullers, pediatrician-in-chief at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and associate dean… Read More


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CA hospital, EMS surge facility prepared

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A month ago, no one expected the field hospital in the former Commercial Appeal building on Union Avenue would open. “Now, unfortunately, it’s looking more likely,” says Dr. Richard Walker, CEO of the alternative care hospital, the $51.3 million remodel that can accommodate 400 COVID-19 patients.      


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Suburbs fueling local surge; task force pushes for statewide mask mandate

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A mounting pile of evidence suggests that rising case numbers in Shelby County are coming from super-spreader events in the suburbs, including weekend soccer events, and a reluctance to wear masks. Without a statewide masking mandate and ban on sporting events, the Memphis-Shelby County COVID-19 Task Force is left with options that limit economic activity… Read More


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Street Food: Soi No. 9’s October surprise, Crosstown’s fried chicken fracas and more

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There’s good eats in these streets. Some recent findings: Magic Bus: Maybe it’s just me, but there are few more reliably joy-provoking sights in Memphis than the Soi No. 9 food truck, or rather little orange food bus. It’s not University of Tennessee orange, but rather a kind of burnt, tomato-y orange, warm and spicy… Read More


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UTHSC identifies drugs as possible coronavirus treatments

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UTHSC identifies University of Tennessee Health Science Center and University of New Mexico researchers have identified three drugs which could possibly be used as early-stage novel coronavirus treatments. as possible coronavirus treatments   October 21: WBIR October 21: Local Memphis October 21: WTHR October 22: WREG October 21: Memphis This Morning


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Pandemic increases headaches of all kinds, including throbbing ones

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The pandemic has caused no end of headache — economic, physical and emotional — in every strata of the society. But the kind that throbs at the temples and behind the eyes is also up, as much as 20%. Worse, about 84% of people who have migraines or other serious headaches, say they now have… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine forms multidisciplinary cancer program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has formed the UTHSC Cancer Program, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary initiative of faculty clinicians who will provide cancer care across affiliated hospitals and clinical practices in the region.