DOCTORS AT UMMC COMPLETE STATE’S FIRST PANCREAS TRANSPLANT

DOCTORS AT UMMC COMPLETE STATE’S FIRST PANCREAS TRANSPLANT

JACKSON, Miss. – Building on the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s record of firsts, last month (December 2013), surgeons transplanted a pancreas and kidney into a 49-year-old man, marking the first such event for the state and final piece of UMMC’s abdominal transplant line. “Our goal has been to build a complete and high-functioning abdominal transplant program,” said Dr. Christopher Anderson, UMMC associate professor of transplant surgery and division chief of Read more »
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January 14, 2014
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY HELPS FORREST GENERAL PATIENTS TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR HEALTH

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY HELPS FORREST GENERAL PATIENTS TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR HEALTH

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Patients at Forrest General who want to connect with their healthcare provider, manage their appointments and view their medical information, any time of the day, using any Internet-connecting device can now do it quickly and easily with the help of Iris. Iris is a secure Internet application, commonly called a patient portal, that allows patients to have convenient online access to portions of their medical record and allows Read more »
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January 14, 2014
Health and Fitness Gadgets Use Technology to Keep You on Track

Health and Fitness Gadgets Use Technology to Keep You on Track

Who says technology is turning us all into couch potatoes. High tech devices are actually revolutionizing the way we exercise, train, and monitor our overall health, from heart rate to sleep quality. Here are just a few of the gadgets designed to help you take your health and fitness to a whole new level with the help of technology. 1. O_SYNCE ScreenEye X Visor The Screeneye X offers an innovative heads-up Read more »
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January 13, 2014
Choosing the Right Gym

Choosing the Right Gym

By Joey Lee Back in the olden days, when I first moved to Mississippi (during the 90s), there wasn’t a lot of choice in gyms or health clubs, so the decision of which one to join was pretty easy. Today, that’s not the case; in our area there are a number of gyms, health clubs and specialty workout facilities offering a wide array of workouts. You can find everything from big Read more »
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January 13, 2014
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