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New study by local health expert could add treatment option for sickle cell patients

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Memphis has one of the highest populations of adult sickle cell patients in the United States. About 1,700 patients have the disease, according to Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare.Right now, there are only a few FDA-approved treatment options for sickle cell disease, with the most recent treatment approved last year by the federal agency. Dr. Kenneth… Read More


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Local campus police cracking down on drivers for speeding, not wearing seat belts

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As summer traveling begins, campus police officers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will be on the lookout for seatbelt violations. UT Health Science PD told FOX13 the number of seat violations have increased the last three years in their jurisdiction. Police said they take traffic violations very seriously in their area. They… Read More


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1 million grant gives UT Mobile Stroke Unit more time to save lives

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he University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Mobile Stroke Unit received a more than $1 million grant on Friday. The unit was brought into service in 2016 with $3 million for three years of service. This new grant gives the unit more time to save lives. “The stroke I had I ought to been dead… Read More


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UT Health Science Center is partnering with Emory University for a Holistic Health Fair this weekend as a part of Emory Cares International Service Day.