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Curtains to rise on Shelby County Youth Advocacy Center

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In a few weeks, a pilot program that has taken years of research, planning and preparation will launch, with resources in place to decrease the number of young people who come in contact with the Shelby County juvenile justice system. Previously called the Shelby County Youth Assessment Center, the renamed Shelby County Youth Advocacy Center… Read More


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On the scene: MBJ names winners of 21st annual Health Care Heroes awards

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In a community filled to the brim with medical professionals, each year the Memphis Business Journal honors the standouts. MBJ held its 21st annual Health Care Heroes awards Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis. Finalists were recognized in the categories of Administrative Excellence, Community Outreach, Health Care Innovations, Health Care Provider-Physician, and Health… Read More


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UTHSC adds meditative stress-busters to community of the stressed

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Monday, the first full day of the first full week of classes in many high-stress graduate programs in health sciences, the treadmills and ellipticals were humming in the workout room in the Student Alumni Center at 800 Madison. Around the corner in the Schreier Auditorium, dozens and dozens of students and staff were breathing quietly,… Read More


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College students return to school at campuses across Memphis

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One of the sweetest back-to-school stories this week played out at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts Friday afternoon when 170 new medical students put on their new white coats in a ceremony playing out in medical schools everywhere as fall semesters begin. The ceremony for University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of… Read More


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Federal funding will put more skilled nurses in rural, underserved areas of the Mid-South

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Two university’s in Memphis have been selected to receive federal funding to go towards creating programs to put nurse practitioners in rural, underserved areas of the Mid-South. Both the University of Memphis and the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center have been selected to receive $2.7 million each. That funding will help create new nursing… Read More


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 UT study finds Tennessee has work to do in preventing babies born addicted to opioids

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A new study examining the impact of opioid use during pregnancy finds use is on the rise and Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a public health epidemic. According to researchers from the University of Tennessee’s College of Nursing and The University of Alabama’s School of Public Health, newborns hospitalized due to drug withdrawal (NAS), saw… Read More


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UTHSC, U of M share $6 million to improve rural health care

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Two nursing programs in Memphis have received $6 million to improve access to primary and maternal care and mental health services in parts of the Mid-South where care is spotty. The federal money from the Health Resources and Services Administration will be split between nursing programs at the University of Memphis and University of Tennessee… Read More


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What is the Best Refractive Surgical Choice for Patients With Mild Dry Eye?

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Perhaps the best predictor of significant dry eye disease (DED) after refractive surgery is the presence of DED before surgery. Therefore, the key to good decision-making in planning refractive surgery is to determine the severity of DED before you select and perform any procedure.