Publisher: WREG


In the Media

Pharmaceutical security conference aims to ensure strict safety standards for medications

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — When we pick up our medication at a local pharmacy, most of us probably assume we’re getting what we pay for, at least in terms of quality. But there’s increasing concern over what’s called “false pharmaceuticals” and the impact they can have on your health. These are often medicines manufactured in foreign… Read More


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Football Concussions are a Concern at all Levels of the Game

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Concussions have many NFL players pointing to the other side of the sport, what it leaves you with years later. There is more research on the lasting damage from football concussions. “What’s thought to happen is the brain can go forward or backward,” said Dr. Jack Tsao, a Professor of Neurology at University of Tennessee… Read More


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Unlocking your DNA

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Finding out who you are and where you came from using at-home DNA testing kits. Bottom line, we are all very much alike.


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UTHSC basketball team reunite to relive the glory days

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You may not know, but between the 1950’s and 1985, UT Health Science Center had a women’s nurses basketball team.


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New study focuses on children entering Juvenile Court System

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“Today we gathered together people and organizations who work with children and families who need to know these numbers and these issues so that we can put together the plan on how we’re going to deal with it,” said Dr. Altha Stewart with UTHSC.


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Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center opens today

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A new pediatric clinic in Memphis will offer free occupational therapy to children. Randy and Katrina Stevens are here. The clinic honors their late daughter. They’re joined by Anne Zachry from the UT Health Science Center.


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One woman’s plastic surgery gone wrong; learn how to protect yourself

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Wallace is the head of the University of Tennessee’s plastic surgery department. He said the problem with this procedure isn’t the technique but usually who’s allowed to perform it. “It’s not that the technology is bad,” he said. “It’s that their patient might not be aware that they’re seeing a physician who doesn’t have formal… Read More


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Agent Orange: Vets’ children say ghost of Vietnam affects them

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“I can say there is an ongoing investigation by the National Institutes of Health,” UT Health Science professor Dr. Ronald Laribee said.