UMMC Offers Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs

UMMC Offers Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs

JACKSON, Miss.– Community programs to help residents increase wellness and cope with insomnia, anxiety and stress will be offered beginning in January at the Behavioral Health Specialty Clinic in the Jackson Medical Mall. The clinic is staffed by faculty in UMMC’s Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. A physician’s referral is required. The programs include: Cognitive behavioral therapy for management of anxiety disorders will be offered Mondays at 11 a.m. during February, Read more »
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January 02, 2019
Open Arms Healthcare Center Adds New State-of-the-art Mobile Clinic

Open Arms Healthcare Center Adds New State-of-the-art Mobile Clinic

JACKSON, Miss. – Two years after first expanding its services with a mobile clinic, Open Arms Healthcare Center has introduced a new 38 ft. state-of-the-art full-service mobile clinic complete with two private patient rooms and the capacity to conduct healthcare provider visits online via Open Arms Telehealth. According to the Health & Human Services Administration, all Mississippi service areas are medically underserved. The new Open Arms Mobile Clinic allows Open Arms Read more »
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January 02, 2019
FDA Approves New Drug for Several Cancers with the Same Mutation

FDA Approves New Drug for Several Cancers with the Same Mutation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a drug for a wide range of cancers based on a shared mutation, rather than the tumors' locations – an advance for the sometimes controversial field of “precision medicine,” according to a Washington Post article from November 26. The medication, called Vitrakvi, is the second treatment to receive FDA clearance based on a common biomarker found in an array of cancers. Read more »
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January 02, 2019
“This Year I Will”

“This Year I Will”

The Governor's Healthy Teens For A Better MS Council is made up of 42 high school students from across the state of Mississippi. Council members advocate for and educate their peers about making healthy decisions in their schools and communities. January is a time of year to focus on new beginnings and set goals. This January, the Council will introduce a new social media campaign that incorporates, “This Year I Read more »
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January 02, 2019
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