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Health Department’s Haushalter: To help fight COVID, ‘exercise your consumer power’

The Memphis Business Journal

It takes a village to fight COVID-19. And, so far during this pandemic, we’ve seen town elders plead with the village folk to commit to hygienic practices and behaviors — and at times we’ve seen them outright require compliance.


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Pandemic increases headaches of all kinds, including throbbing ones

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The pandemic has caused no end of headache — economic, physical and emotional — in every strata of the society. But the kind that throbs at the temples and behind the eyes is also up, as much as 20%. Worse, about 84% of people who have migraines or other serious headaches, say they now have… Read More


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‘We’re able to plan’: U of M eyes additional on-campus offerings for the spring

The Commercial Appeal

The University of Memphis plans to offer more on-campus classes this spring, Provost Tom Nenon said Thursday. The university is planning for students to know when they register this November for classes whether the course will have an on-campus component or be fully remote.


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UTHSC College of Medicine forms multidisciplinary cancer program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has formed the UTHSC Cancer Program, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary initiative of faculty clinicians who will provide cancer care across affiliated hospitals and clinical practices in the region.


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UTHSC scientist receives NIH grant to study arterial stiffness

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In humans, large arteries lose elasticity and thicken with age and other pathological conditions, leading to conditions that cause high blood pressure. Age-related arterial stiffening affects a large population and is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, yet it remains poorly understood. There is no effective intervention. Work being done in the lab of… Read More


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UTHSC Honors Heroic Nurses

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will honor nurses from three Memphis hospitals, the Shelby County Health Department, and the Tennessee Health Department during its fourth- annual celebration of the nursing profession – the 2020 NightinGala – to be held virtually October 22. Registration is free and open to all at… Read More


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NovaSignal Announces First Patient Enrolled in Innovative Clinical Trial

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NovaSignal Corp., a medical technology and data company specializing in assessing cerebral blood flow, today announced enrollment of the first patient in its clinical trial evaluating the advantages of the NovaGuide Intelligent Ultrasound in detecting a patent foramen ovale (PFO) compared to traditional ultrasound methods.   October 13: Newsr October 13: One News Page  


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Belz Foundation donates $2M to Methodist Le Bonheur’s Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center

The Memphis Business Journal

Methodist Le Bonheur has received a sizable gift from a foundation tied to a prominent local name in commercial real estate. The Belz Foundation donated $2 million to support Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center.