Publisher: The Tennessean


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Religious community helps combat opioid epidemic

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Wendell Taylor hurt his back in the midst of a rough divorce nearly a decade ago. His doctor gave him a prescription for painkillers. Before long, the former West Tennessee concrete business owner needed the opioids to numb his physical and mental pain. But in his recovery, Taylor needed God. “God has led me to get involved… Read More


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Mystery still surrounds death of Inmate No. 81738

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The autopsy, conducted by a doctor at the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center in Memphis, listed Thornton’s cause of death as “multiple blunt traumatic and thermal injuries.”


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Tennessee’s uninsured line up for free help

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Saint Thomas Health partnered with Hope Smiles, University of Tennessee Health Science Center dental students and Brentwood Baptist Church in staging the event.


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Details emerge on Saint Thomas mixed-use project

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s planned building near the Saint Thomas West Hospital campus will be part of a larger mixed-use project.


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UT says Nashville campus means more local doctors

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The university is planning to begin construction on a satellite campus adjacent to Saint Thomas West Hospital within the year, according to Ken Brown, UTHSC executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer.


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UTHSC eyes Nashville expansion

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is laying the groundwork for a dramatic expansion of its medical training program in Nashville. The Memphis-based institution is looking toward “a major construction project” that would bring more aspiring doctors to Middle Tennessee, according to a statement from UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab.  


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Dean Chisholm-Burns Writes Column ‘Pharmacists help fill health-care gap’ in The Tennessean

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Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, is dean and professor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy in Memphis, Knoxville and Nashville.


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UTHSC’s Dr. Michael Christensen Quoted in The Tennessean

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Saline is just the latest in a series of medicine shortages. Dr. Michael Christensen, a parenteral (non-oral) nutritionist who works mainly with infants at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, said almost every medicine he uses has been in short supply sometime in the past few years.