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UTHSC donates 300 toys to bus crash victims and their families

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It’s the season of giving, and for the students and staff at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center it’s a time to help give Christmas cheer to kids who may have a hard time finding it. “The idea of collecting the toys was to do something kind of uplifting to help get the Christmas… Read More


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A life of service

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Rhonda Ferguson-Wilkins, a family advocate counselor with the Shelby County Relative Caregiver Program at UTHSC, has been recognized for her good works in the community on WMC-TV’s “Bluff City Live.”


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Big slice of red meat allergies tied to tick bites

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Deer ticks are scary enough. Now, scientists have linked bites from the lone star tick to about one-third of all potentially life-threatening allergic reactions around Tennessee. A lone star tick bite can cause a severe immune system response to red meat — such as beef, pork and lamb — said study lead author Dr. Debendra… Read More


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Life-saving stroke response team given official accreditation

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The mobile stroke unit has been in operation since 2016 and has already saved many lives. On Tuesday, it earned a major seal of approval by receiving its accreditation Tuesday. In an emergency, every second counts. The team behind the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Mobile Stroke Unit said it can provide higher quality,… Read More


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Kids receive white coats from program that hopes to encourage careers in medicine

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Look at these future doctors! The University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted the annual “Determined to Be a Doctor Someday” White Coat Ceremony on Saturday. Seven kids ages 2 – 5 received their white coats for wanting to become a doctor after a six-month program. The program hopes to expose young people to careers… Read More


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‘Embrace the gift of life’: Mother accepts medical degree after son’s suicide

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Julian took his life just two months shy of graduating with a doctorate in medicine from University of Tennessee Health Science Center. JaQuette said he left a two-page letter addressing family members and his fellow classmates. In it, she said, Julian shared his battle with depression, as well as love for those he left behind.


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UTHSC set to open new $39M training facility

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center is set to open its new $39.7 million center for healthcare improvement and patient simulation.


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Confederate 901 rally in Memphis remains peaceful

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Demonstrations against the removal of the Confederate statues in Downtown Memphis included a small gathering and a ride around I-240 led by the Confederate 901 group, was originally supposed to be a rally. The protest remained peaceful and small, with police and media outnumbering the protesters.The four streets bordering Health Science Park were closed in… Read More