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Protect Yourself from Abnormal Swallowing

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We all occasionally cough when drinking too fast, talking while eating, or when that random bite “goes down the wrong way.” But for some people, swallowing problems can result in more than just a cough. Abnormal swallowing can be chronic, sometimes painful or embarrassing, and potentially life-threatening. But, there are things you can do to… Read More


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Demand for Nurses Grows Despite Retention Efforts

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As the demand for nurses grows, some Mid-South hospitals have responded to the shortage with various recruitment and retention strategies. But despite the efforts, several experts say hospitals will continue to face staffing challenges because of the retirement of baby boomers, an aging population, and a shortage of nursing faculty in higher education. Memphis-area hospitals compete for… Read More


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UT Health Science Center to Honor Student with Posthumous Degree

A student aspiring to change lives and help others died in January 2015 before receiving the chance to fulfill that dream. However, the school she attended has not forgotten her dream and will soon make it a reality. University of Tennessee Health Science Center will award Rachel Stevens a posthumous degree during the college’s spring… Read More


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UT Health Science Center to honor students with posthumous degree

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A student aspiring to change lives and help others died in January 2015 before receiving the chance to fulfill that dream. However, the school she attended has not forgotten her dream and will soon make it a reality. University of Tennessee Health Science Center will award Rachel Stevens a posthumous degree during the college’s spring… Read More


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UTHSC’s Center for Bleeding Disorders Growing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center stepped up a little more than a year ago to provide a special clinic for bleeding disorders, but has now turned that into a comprehensive center that provides life-changing treatment for those in the Mid-South afflicted with these disorders. UTHSC’s College of Medicine established the Hemophilia and Thrombosis… Read More


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‘Smart Medicine’ should nip type 2 diabetes in the bud

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Type 2 diabetes is preceded sometimes up to years by the stage of prediabetes. The more attention healthcare professionals put on identifying and treating patients during this stage can significantly slow or sometimes even prevent the progression to diabetes altogether, says Samuel Dagogo-Jack. In this exclusive MedPage Today video, Dagogo-Jack, MD, of Chief, Division of… Read More


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Moving on Up! Dr. Kimberly Williams Collins

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Kimberly Williams Collins, PhD, MS, has been hired by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to serve as counseling psychologist with University Health Services to assist with student and employee mental and behavioral health, and support various programs to enhance the overall campus experience. Most recently assistant director and director of training at… Read More


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UTHSC Building Up Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched and is expanding a comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center, the only one of its kind in a 150-mile radius.