Early intervention from Children’s of Mississippi experts has helped Aubrey Armstrong thrive despite a diagnosis of Down syndrome. The Oxford Middle School student who loves music, dancing, pageants and her Ole Miss Rebels is Mississippi’s 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion.
Even though non-Hispanic whites and African-Americans have similar rates of tobacco use, the latter experience higher rates of peripheral artery disease, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. New research from UMMC scientists shows how much someone smokes can increase PAD risk even more.
Recent steps by the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure to update regulations on prescribing opioids has helped shape the work of UMMC's Opioid Task Force. Drawn from across the Medical Center, the panel is working to help providers take an even-handed approach to opioid prescribing.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3.