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Rogers Uses Passion for Women’s Health Research as a Catalyst for Education, Receives Scholarship

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Fourth-year medical student Anna Joy Rogers is passionate about maternal and fetal health care. “Pregnancy and childbirth are critical times in the life of a woman,” Rogers said. “Additionally, they set the stage for the health of every individual.” Under the guidance of her research adviser, Giancarlo Mari, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics… Read More


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UTHSC Key Site in National Study Showing Link Between Low Fat Diet and Women’s Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) were part of the federally-funded Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) multisite clinical trial, which released study findings last week showing that postmenopausal women with no previous history of breast cancer reportedly had a 21 percent lower risk of death from breast cancer if they followed a… Read More


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2016 LIVE! Summit Educates, Supports, Empowers; Spreads Message in the African-American Community about Early Detection and Treatment for Breast Cancer

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Alice Foxx and her daughter, Tabitha Foxx, say they are so close that where one goes, you’ll find the other. So when Alice got an email about the 2016 LIVE! breast cancer summit for African-American women, she shared it with Tabitha. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Feb. 6, the two women were having breakfast and… Read More