HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS UNITE TO BUILD HABITAT HOUSE

HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS UNITE TO BUILD HABITAT HOUSE

JACKSON, Miss – For the first time four Jackson area health care institutions have collaborated to build a Habitat for Humanity/Metro Jackson home. The partnering institutions are Baptist Health Systems, St. Dominic Health Services, Inc., the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and Health Management Associates (HMA) hospitals (River Oaks Hospital, Madison River Oaks, Crossgates River Oaks, CMMC and Woman’s Hospital). The hospitals’ chief executives, along with hospital employees and Read more »
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May 13, 2013
D1 JACKSON OPENS STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY

D1 JACKSON OPENS STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY

JACKSON, Miss – D1 Jackson, located at 214 Parkway East in Madison, officially opened to the public on Saturday, May 4. The state-of-the-art facility has an indoor turf field, collegiate-style weight room, locker rooms and a sports therapy clinic geared toward athletes and athletic injuries. St. Dominic’s Hospital, Capital Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center, Michael Oher, and Antonio Johnson, are co-owners of D1 Jackson. D1 has nineteen (19) U.S. locations with Read more »
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May 13, 2013
UMMC TRANSPLANT TEAM COMPLETES FIRST LIVER CASE IN 22 YEARS

UMMC TRANSPLANT TEAM COMPLETES FIRST LIVER CASE IN 22 YEARS

JACKSON, Miss.– In an operation that gave a Jackson mother a new chance at life, a team at the University of Mississippi Medical Center successfully completed the state’s first liver transplant in 22 years. The recipient Karen Battle, received her new liver on March 4 and just 10 days later was able to head back to her south Jackson home. Autoimmune hepatitis, a condition brought on in 2009 through no fault Read more »
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May 13, 2013
MPB TO EXPAND “ED SAID” PROGRAM PROMOTING HEALTHY EATING

MPB TO EXPAND “ED SAID” PROGRAM PROMOTING HEALTHY EATING

JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) recently released new on-line features of the popular children’s health program, “Ed Said.” Children and their caregivers will now be able to find “Ed Said” via a new web app and a weekly blog. The project is a part of Ed’s existing online world of “edutainment,” teaching MPB’s youngest fans that being healthy can be fun. “These additions to an already phenomenal program have been Read more »
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May 13, 2013
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