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Mayor Harris calls for additional statewide restrictions

The Memphis Business Journal

In recent weeks, the local case count, positivity rate, and hospitalizations have been “stably bad,” according to University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) pediatrics chair and influenza pandemics expert Dr. Jon McCullers.


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Live at 9: Interview with Dr. Richard Walker

WREG

Dr. Richard Walker talks about an online event bringing citizens the latest information on COVID-19.  


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Scientists at UTHSC get $2.4 million to probe cholesterol, dementia link

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Researchers have known for two decades or more that cholesterol plays a role in causing dementia by altering a protein in the walls of brain vessels that ultimately constricts blood flow.  


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How to get a COVID-19 test in Shelby County without a vehicle

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Throughout the pandemic, confusion about how and where to get tested has been a hurdle for many, especially people without access to transportation. There are options available, but some don’t know what’s accurate and how to get it.


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COVID-19 infection rates increasing among children in the Mid-South

WREG

Mid-South health officials say the COVID-19 infection rate among children is increasing. As the clock is ticking for many Mid-South parents to decide if their children will return to in-person or remote learning this fall, some states, such as Mississippi, are seeing a number of new COVID cases, especially in one age group.  


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Testing delays cause strain in every facet of health care

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General George Patton didn’t know a thing about COVID-19, but he knew all battle plans look good on paper. The test is meeting the enemy. One of the growing flanks is testing and the days it is now taking to get results.


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As the Coronavirus Pandemic Wears On, a Need for Routine Child Vaccines

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Months into the coronavirus pandemic, pediatricians are still worried about a slowdown in childhood vaccinations in the U.S. In mid-March, as President Donald Trump declared COVID-19 a national emergency and states implemented stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidance, non-emergency health care ground largely to a halt, including for children. A federal report indicated routine child… Read More


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MIL-OSI USA: Congressman Cohen Announces Diabetes Research Grant to UTHSC

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Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will receive a grant of $342,000 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for research on gastrointestinal dysfunction.