No good choice exists for parents of Shelby County school children heading into the 2020-2021 school year this year, and contact sports, like football, are not safe. That’s all according to Dr. Jon McCullers, Pediatrician-in-Chief at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and a professor in and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of… Read More
Publisher: Memphis Flyer
This will end. Getting to a time when the coronavirus doesn’t dominate every aspect of our lives won’t be easy, the way forward is not clear, and the stakes could not be higher. Still, that one incontrovertible, glorious fact remains: This will end.
By now, all us have that low-carb friend. The one who hisses at bread and pasta like a garlic-frightened vampire. The one who asks for bunless burgers at a restaurant. The person who rices (yes, it’s a verb here) cauliflower and “spiralizes” zucchinis into something called “zoodles.”
Signs reading “Hate Has No Place at UTHSC” and “UTHSC is United Against Hate” line the sidewalks on the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center campus here. The signs are a part of the school’s anti-hate campaign, which began last fall as a proactive response to the various hate crimes and acts of violence that… Read More
You’re pumping up Memphis at an out-of-town cookout. Sun Studios and Stax? Check. Barbecue? Check. Humble-brag on Memphis water? Check. Now it’s time to turn up the heat and break out that bit sure to set the HGTV crowd salivating — affordable housing. “You can get a lot of house for a lot less in… Read More
The Shelby County Health Department joined this effort along with representatives from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Memphis Emergency Medical Services. Participants engaged with speakers and learned more about how to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities against opioid misuse and abuse.
Every year, the Flyer devotes an issue to honoring the best and brightest Memphians under 30. This year, our readers nominated more than 50 exceptional young people from all walks of life. Whittling the list down to 20 was a difficult — and inspiring — job. There is so much talent here. As always, 20<30… Read More
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will prohibit the “use of, advertising, sale, or free sampling of tobacco products on university property, facilities, grounds, and controlled venues will be prohibited, effective 24 hours a day, year round,” in a decision announced Friday. “We understand the health consequences of smoking,” said Ken Brown, executive… Read More