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More Than 80 Kids Get Free Dental Care at UTHSC

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) was among the many institutions participating in Give Kids a Smile 2018 on February 1. Dentistry and dental hygiene students provided 1,105 free procedures valued at $22,188 including examinations, radiographs, cleanings, fluoride varnishes, sealants, fillings, extractions, pulpal therapy, and oral hygiene instruction… Read More


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Helping students cope with stress

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College is a difficult time for any student, but the schedule can be downright grueling for those studying to be a doctor or nurse. That`s why the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is trying to help.


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Study: Community navigators can reduce the high cost of ‘superusers’ in hospital settings

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Patients who use high levels of hospital services are a costly burden on the healthcare system, but a new study suggests that pairing them with community navigators can help. Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare studied the role community navigators can play in reducing the burden of… Read More


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Soddy-Daisy woman survived Spanish flu pandemic of 1918

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Hospitalizations and deaths, particularly in children, seniors and people with chronic conditions, have been the highest in recent years from influenza; experts including Amber Smith, an assistant professor of pediatrics at UTHSC who studies infectious disease, shares insight into why “flu knows no name.”


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Cooper: Erlanger-UT agreement is needed

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We can’t see Kevin Spiegel’s bottom line, and he’s not showing it, but it seems inconceivable that an equitable way cannot be worked out that would allow Erlanger Health System to continue its relationship with the University of Tennessee College of Medicine.


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Erlanger-UT continue ironing out disputes

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In the months-long dispute between Erlanger Health System and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, a local hospital urged Erlanger’s board of trustees to continue allowing doctors to do some of their training at other area hospitals. The practice has surfaced as one of the issues between Erlanger and the university following a… Read More


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UT Mobile Stroke Unit Saves Man Who Had Stroke on Plane

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Back in 2016, the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis unveiled the Mobile Stroke Unit. The unit is needed in Memphis, as stroke is more prevalent in the mid-south than other parts of the country. Tuesday, it saved Gerry Sandlin’s life. “I’ve got thrown off a few planes before, but never like that,”… Read More


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More Than 80 Kids Receive Free Dental Care at UTHSC

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) was among the many institutions participating in Give Kids a Smile 2018 on February 1.