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Fit and Quit program

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The fear of weight gain keeps many people from taking on the fight to quit smoking and researchers here in the Mid-South are on a mission to change that. Dr. Becca Krukowski with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center explained how the Fit and Quit program works.


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UTHSC Promotes Anti-Hate Message for Students

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Recent acts of violence across the U.S. prompted officials at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to host a show of unity on its Memphis campus. Students, faculty and staff joined together Nov. 8 to hear speeches reinforcing a message of acceptance and diversity. “Hate has no place at UTHSC,” read a banner signed… Read More


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Meet one of the 40 Under Forty Class of 2018: UTHSC’s Dr. Tejesh Patel

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Dr. Patel oversees UTHSC’s Department of Dermatology, including all clinical, educational, and research activities.


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UTHSC Students, Faculty, and Staff Take A Stand Against Hate

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Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff members signed banners with the words, “hate has no place at UTHSC” and “UTHSC is united against hate.” Thursday’s observance comes after several high-profile hate crimes in the country, including the recent mass shooting at a Jewish synagogue in Pennsylvania.


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Multiple myeloma and abducens palsy Patient presented with persistent headache, diplopia.

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Our patient was a 70-year-old Caucasian male with a past medical history notable for hypertension, noninsulin-dependent diabetes, hypercholesterolemia and multiple myeloma previously treated with stem cell therapy. He presented with a two-day history of acute diplopia that was constant, binocular and exacerbated with right gaze. The patient also reported a new persistent right occipital headache.… Read More


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University of Tennessee Health Science Center : Student Member of UT Board of Trustees No Stranger to New Challenges

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New adventures are old hat for the recently appointed student representative to the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. Kenneth Ian Packer, 29, is a Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Certified Nurse Anesthetist program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He has already done a four-year… Read More


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Case review: Posttransplant lupus nephritis recurrence rates declining

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Lupus nephritis recurrence rates in kidney transplant recipients declined over the past decade, compared with rates seen in earlier studies, according to a review of cases at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).


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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.”