When pregnant mothers - especially those who are unvaccinated - contract COVID-19, the risks of severe complications and death rise for themselves and their unborn babies. That’s what happened to Portia Hayes, who nearly died during a long ICU stay. Thanks to her multidisciplinary team and the highest level of care available to her, Hayes not only survived, but persevered.
Mississippi State University’s NCAA College World Series win was capped by a July 29 no-contact show-and-tell session at the state’s only Children’s Hospital. Patients, parents and caregivers took plenty of "selfies" with the OmaDawgs’ championship trophy.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, is a common virus that has sent hundreds of children to Children’s of Mississippi caregivers this summer. Surging after COVID-19 precautions were loosened, RSV can cause serious health problems in young children and in older adults as well.
Curtailing cocktails and other alcoholic beverages can improve mental and physical health and might even help you lose a few pounds. UMMC experts explain the benefits of following U.S. Dietary Guidelines, which limit drinks for men at no more than two a day, and for women, no more than one.
Medical Center faculty and staff often are recognized regionally, nationally and internationally for their academic or medical achievements. These accolades place UMMC among health science centers worldwide.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Aug. 2-8.