Like the rest of the country, Tennessee hasn’t been a spared the opioid crisis. Between 2011 and 2015, over 6,000 lives were lost in the state due to overdose deaths from opioids. There are other longstanding addiction problems as well. For instance, alcohol is still the most commonly abused substance in Tennessee. About 1 in… Read More
Publisher: High Ground
A new breast cancer summit will be held in Memphis to raise awareness about breast cancer in the black community.
The remarkable thing about the 68 classically posed portraits of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)’s “Live! Just as We Are” exhibit is how unremarkable they are. Other than all of the subjects being African-American and women, there is nothing obvious connecting them… On closer inspection, there is something about the calm, confident eyes… Read More
Hubble, founded by UT Health Science Center researcher Edward Chaum and ORNL researcher Kenneth Tobin, has developed an innovative way to provide remote diabetic retinopathy screening and analysis in primary care doctors’ offices and other settings.