Publisher: Memphis Flyer


In the Media

Biosafety and Breakthrough Infections: Dr. Colleen Jonsson Studies Covid

Memphis Flyer

Most of us are focused on keeping as far away from the coronavirus as possible, wearing masks, bolstering our immune systems, and certainly not inviting in the front door. But Dr. Colleen Jonsson, director of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and a UTHSC professor of Microbiology,… Read More


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UTHSC Aims to Shift Doctors From “Pill-Pushing”

Memphis Flyer

A new statewide initiative aims to shift primary doctors away from “pill-pushing” to treating the root causes of three of Tennessee’s obesity-related natural killers. The new push comes from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Its Tennessee Population Health Consortium is taking aim at heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.


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Exceptional Women in Medicine

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Good health is the baseline. For everything. How we work, how we play, what we choose to eat, where (and how often) we travel. The Mid-South has an abundance of hospitals and clinics that exist for the shared mission of a thriving community: wellness. Within those institutions, though, are women who have made it their… Read More


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We’ve Got a Shot: How Fast Can the Vaccine Get Us Back to Normal?

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Back to “normal” could take a year, if nothing else changes in Shelby County. COVID-19 vaccines are just now beginning to move us forward through the dark tunnel of death, illness, and disruption that we’ve been trapped in for 10 months. While there’s hope — make no mistake — it’s a long, long tunnel.  … Read More


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Lyft COVID-19 Guidelines Developed in Memphis

Memphis Flyer

Next time you hop in a Lyft, you can know it was (hopefully) cleaned with methods developed in Memphis. The rideshare company worked with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and P&G Professional to develop a clean ride guide. The recommended vehicle cleaning process was developed specifically for rideshare vehicles. October 13:WMC Action… Read More


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Pediatrician: ‘No Good Choice’ for Schools, Contact Sports ‘Not Safe at This Time’

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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


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Riding the CV Roller Coaster: When Will It End?

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.  


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Carb Wars: Why Are Alternative Diets Becoming So Popular? 

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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.”