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KARE 11 Investigates: Did officers mistake a seizure as resistance by George Floyd?

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During opening statements in the Derek Chauvin murder trial, the prosecution claimed when George Floyd stopped breathing he went into what is called an anoxic seizure. It is a term we will likely be hearing more about when medical experts take the stand. “You are going to learn those sporadic movements matter greatly in this case,” prosecutor… Read More


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University of Tennessee Launches Second AEGD Program in Memphis

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received approval from the Commission on Dental Accreditation to begin an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency program at its Memphis campus.


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Henry Turley Co. seeks approval for Medical District project

The Memphis Business Journal

With 372 apartments in 13 buildings, Orleans Station is poised to completely transform 10 acres of parking lots and Brutalist architecture in the Medical District.


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BioIQ Announces Webinar with Dr. Darria Long Addressing Breaking Research on What it Will Take to Safely Resume In-Person Learning Nationally

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BioIQ, an analytics-driven population health and testing platform company, announces the latest installment of the company’s ongoing webinar series with prominent healthcare industry leaders. It highlights best practices for reducing COVID-19 risks while safely reopening businesses and schools, addresses recent CDC guidance, and offers family “hacks” to help manage through the pandemic. Entitled “Part 3:… Read More


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White House to open mass vaccination site in Memphis to combat racial disparities in distribution

The Commercial Appeal

White House officials announced Wednesday morning a new federal mass vaccination site would be set up in Memphis. It will be the first federally-run, mass vaccination site in Tennessee, Andy Slavitt, White House Senior Advisor for COVID-19 Response, said in a press briefing Wednesday morning. Federal personnel have already been deployed to Memphis, and the site… Read More


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AR Governor signs law allowing for refusal of specific health services to LGBTQ-plus community

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Mid-South state lawmakers seem preoccupied with the legislation related to gender this year. In Arkansas, the state senate seems ready to ban gender-confirming hormonal or other treatments. Also, all three Mid-South states signed laws prohibiting transgender people from playing on sports teams on Friday and in Arkansas it was health care.


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Gas leak reported at UTHSC Memphis campus

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A strong gas leak has been reported at the UT Health Science Center in Memphis. The gas leak was detected in the Madison Plaza buildings at the Memphis campus, according to a tweet form UTHSC.


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United Campus Workers call on Boyd to address ‘racist,’ ‘inhumane’ layoffs at UT Health Science Center in Memphis

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Just as UT President Randy Boyd and leaders from the university system across the state were finishing their annual State of the University address Friday morning, United Campus Workers and supporters gathered at Circle Park to protest an event that went unmentioned at the celebratory address. In their own “State of the University” address, leaders… Read More