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Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris host third annual Senior Prom event

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Looking for a time to dance and create an memorable experience? Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris is hosting his third annual Senior Prom.


UTHSC campus police joins “Click it or Ticket” seatbelt advocacy

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Officials at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) say its campus police department is adding its own efforts in collaboration with the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP). “Safety is paramount, and we want everybody to make sure they are wearing their seatbelts to save their lives, the lives of their passengers, and others, should… Read More


Take Back Day asks residents to safely dispose of unwanted medications

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In Shelby County, there are 14 designated places people can take these types of medicines and safely dispose of them, including every Memphis Police Department precinct; both the University of Memphis and University of Tennessee Health Science Center


UT Health Science Center opens new health hub in Soulsville

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A new University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) health hub is opening to create affordable health care for the Soulsville community. UTHSC, the Soulsville Foundation and Soulsville community, and the Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation are partnering to provide wellness options for people of all walks of life.


TN Legislators urged to address physician assistance shortage

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The medical community continues to face an increasing shortage of qualified professionals, including much-needed physician assistants (PA). That gap includes across Tennessee, and is particularly relevant in Memphis, home to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


COVID cases surge as students head back to the classrooms

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Dr. Sandy Arnold, the chief of pediatric infectious diseases at Le Bonheur Children’s hospital, urges parents not to panic. “I think for kids, COVID has turned out to not be a very serious disease, but I don’t want to underplay it because I still think it is important that children are vaccinated,” she said. “I… Read More


UTHSC Center on Developmental Disabilities gets $3-million support grant

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The UTHSC Center on Developmental Disabilities has received a five-year, $3.03 million grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living to continue serving as a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). According to a July 12th release, the grant will support several model projects, including the Relative Caregiver Program, the Scottish-Rite Communication Disorders… Read More


Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s All Kids Academy schools children in hospital care

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All Kids Academy, an innovative program that delivers specialized schooling to hospitalized children, recently launched at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, in partnership with The University of Memphis and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center.