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U.S. files suit against Memphis hospitals for unlawful kickbacks scheme involving local clinic

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The United States has filed suit against Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) and Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals (Methodist) for paying unlawful kickbacks to a local clinic in exchange for patient referrals. A release from the Department of Justice said the hospitals violated the False Claims Act (FCA) and Anti-Kickback Statue (AKS) by… Read More


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Doctors fight to ensure stroke patients get access to medications they need

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Two Mid-South doctors are fighting to ensure that stroke patients continue to get access to medications they need to stay alive. The issue is insurance companies such as CVS Caremark are offering alternative medications that the two doctors say are not as effective and could be dangerous. The drug being denied to some patients is… Read More


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Local doctor gives back to Ukrainian children and families through telemedicine

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Russian airstrikes are becoming an all-too-common experience for people living in Ukraine. Just last week, a children’s hospital was destroyed in a targeted attack. Now, a Memphis doctor born in Ukraine is stepping up to help children who need care through telemedicine. Dr. Anthony Sheyn works with St. Jude and Le Bonheur… Read More


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The day Tennessee first detected COVID-19, UTHSC aims to educate rural areas about the COVID vaccine

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Two years ago, Tennessee detected the first case of COVID-19. Some people believe the pandemic may never end, but one school is trying to use resources to educate Memphis on what is known about the vaccine.


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COVID-19 testing site delays Thursday start time due to weather

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Winter weather is forecasted to move through the Mid-South Thursday, causing at least one COVID-19 testing site to delay its start time. The UTHSC/UCH COVID-19 testing site at 3 N. Dunlap on the UTHSC campus announced a delayed start for Thursday, Jan. 6.


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Researchers using sequence testing to slow the spread of Omicron

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The Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Mississippi and local health experts say it’s only a matter of time before it is found in Shelby County. Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science center are using sequence testing to detect the variant.


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Three Things You Can do to Avoid or Delay Type 2 Diabetes

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At Thanksgiving, it’s not uncommon to eat a 4500 calorie meal. That’s 2000 calories above the recommended daily amount, and it can throw the blood sugar into a frenzy. It’s downright dangerous for people with diabetes or prediabetes. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. More than 34 million Americans have diabetes. But even more Americans,… Read More


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Doctors Hope to Bring UTHSC Health Hubs to Neighborhoods in Memphis; Opens First Saturday

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There is excitement in a Memphis neighborhood where many with an increased risk of certain health complications, seen in many African Americans, will now have access to healthcare right in their neighborhood. It’s a model doctors are planning to expand to more neighborhoods in the city. “It sustains life, and that’s what… Read More