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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital receives its first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital received the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by way of FedEx Thursday morning, and began vaccinating its frontline workers within a couple of hours. Le Bonheur is one of the first children’s hospitals in the country to receive the vaccine. The first at the hospital to get the vaccine was Le Bonheur… Read More


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Opinion: Nurses change lives: 2020 reminded the world that nurses are our backbone

The Commercial Appeal

When the World Health Organization designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, no one could have foreseen the worldwide pandemic that would place a spotlight on the contributions and challenges of nursing. As a leading nursing school, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing made a dedicated effort… Read More


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Dr. McCullers, Infectious Disease Specialist, UTHSC, answers COVID-19 vaccine questions

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Dr. McCullers, Infectious Disease Specialist, UTHSC, answers COVID-19 vaccine questions December 19: WMC Action News 5  


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FedEx is shipping Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine; Moderna comes next. How does delivery differ?

The Commercial Appeal

As FedEx continues to deliver COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and BioNTech throughout the U.S., another vaccine candidate is poised for distribution in just days. Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe and highly effective, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and it is on pace for emergency use authorization from the… Read More


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High protein diet suppresses hunger, improves insulin sensitivity and cardiac function: Study

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A recent study published in the Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease, explains the association of High Protein Diet and Prediabetes Remission and its positive effects on Incretins and cardiovascular risk factors.  


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 County commissioners, Haushalter, McCullers discuss pros and cons of additional restrictions

The Memphis Business Journal

Shelby County Commissioner Mark Billingsley struck a somber tone when questioning Shelby County Health Department director Alisa Haushalter Wednesday morning. With the local case count continuing to reach new heights and the probability that holiday gatherings will mean much higher peaks in January, Billingsley — a longtime Republican and former director at Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare… Read More


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The Memphis Neighborhood Where Get Togethers Include Nasal Swabs

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On Monday, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert Redfield, praised surveillance testing programs, specifically mentioning those on some college and university campuses that test students once or twice weekly. “Don’t underestimate the value of strategic testing as part of a mitigation strategy to identify the asymptomatic individual and get them… Read More


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New study promotes kidney transplantation for HCV positive donors

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In the US there has been a push to accept more transplant kidneys from hepatitis C viral (HCV) infected donors for hepatitis C negative recipients. A team, led by Miklos Z. Molnar, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center James D. Eason Transplant Institute, examined the association of HCV infected… Read More