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In the Media

Dee Griffin talks about domestic violence

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The numbers are staggering. Approximately 10 million people a year are physically abused by their partner and an astonishing 20,000 calls are placed to domestic violence hotlines every day. That means it’s not unlikely that someone you know is a victim.


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Recovering opioid addict: Expanding access to treatment only way to curb epidemic

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As lawmakers, prosecutors, doctors and law enforcement officers all battle over how to solve the heroin and opioid epidemic, one man, a recovering addict, says he knows the answer. He doesn’t want to use his name or show his face, so we’ll call him John. “It comes back to the stigmas of addiction,” he said.


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A Memphis mothers gives her daughter a second chance at life with the help of Le Bonheur

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When you look at these faces, it’s easy to see 6-year-old Ariana Jones and her mom, Maria Mitchell, are not your average daughter and mother, but they’re two people with a special bond. “We take for granted we’re going to wake up and everything will be fine and it’s business as usual, but that’s not… Read More


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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.