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NMMC offers weight loss for state employees

Special to the Chickasaw Journal TUPELO – North Mississippi Medical Center will host “Weight Loss Surgery Options 101,” a free program for state of Mississippi employees, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the NMMC Wellness Center, 1030 S. Madison St. Presenters include bariatric surgeons Terry Pinson, M.D., and Will Cauthen, M.D., and nurse practitioner […]

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NMMC Mentorship Academy seeks applicants

TUPELO – North Mississippi Medical Center will host a Mentorship Academy for area high school students Feb. 7-March 23. Mentorship Academy will meet from 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays and from 2-5:30 p.m. Thursdays for six weeks. Tuesdays will be class lecture, and Thursdays will feature guest speakers, life skills and job shadowing. Participants will be provided […]

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Fuller named to 2016 NMMC All Star Team

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA — Sonia Fuller, activity assistant for North Mississippi Medical Center-Pontotoc Rehabilitation Services, has been named to NMMC’s All Star Team for 2016. Fuller was recognized by NMMC’s Stars Online program for outstanding performance throughout the year. NMMC launched the Stars Online program in 1999 to recognize employees who exhibit […]

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Saturday morning injury clinic for area athletes.

Special to the Chickasaw Journal TUPELO — North Mississippi Medical Center will offer its free Saturday Morning Injury Clinic Saturdays, Aug. 20-Nov. 5, for area varsity athletes who sustain sports-related injuries in the previous night’s game. The free clinic is offered each year during football season. Athletes will be seen by a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, […]

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Three hurt in Saturday accident

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Three area girls were hurt in a two car accident over the weekend on Highway 8 west of Houston Around 8 p.m. Saturday the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a two vehicle car crash on Hwy 8 approximately quarter mile east of Hwy 345. “A west bound 2007 Toyota Tundra, […]

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Saturday morning injury clinic for area athletes.

Special to the Chickasaw Journal TUPELO — North Mississippi Medical Center will offer its free Saturday Morning Injury Clinic Saturdays, Aug. 20-Nov. 5, for area varsity athletes who sustain sports-related injuries in the previous night’s game. The free clinic is offered each year during football season. Athletes will be seen by a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, […]

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Students sought for Health Academy

  Special to the Chickasaw Journal   TUPELO – North Mississippi Medical Center will host its annual Summer Health Academy from 8 a.m.-noon June 6-10. Students who are interested in pursuing a health career and have completed the seventh or eighth grade are eligible. Participation is limited to 25 students who will be selected on […]

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Dr. Duke Joins Chickasaw Medical Clinic

Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOUSTON — Chickasaw Medical Clinic welcomes Justin Duke, D.O., who joins nurse practitioners Angela Furr and Rachel Rish-Eubank at the clinic at 208 Country Club Road, in Houston. A native of Amory, Dr. Duke received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi in Oxford. He earned his medical degree […]

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Overweight, inactive children sought

Special to the Chickasaw Journal TUPELO – North Mississippi Medical Center is looking for overweight, inactive children and their families who want to make a change. F.I.T. (Families in Transformation) is scheduled for Aug. 17-Oct. 8 for children ages 8-13 with their parent or guardian. Education/exercise sessions are required for each child and a parent […]

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Compassionate Friends to Hold Candlelight Service

A Compassionate Friends Candlelight Service for families who have experienced the death of a child or grandchild is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church, 300 N. Church St. Families are invited to join others to remember these children during the Christmas season. A “remembrance table” will […]

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NMMC offers pastoral education program

TUPELO – North Mississippi Medical Center is currently accepting students for the new session of the Clinical Pastoral Education program, which begins in October. This seminary-level course advances pastoral care and counseling skills for ministers and seminary students of all faiths through supervised encounters with individuals in crisis. Students of NMMC’s Clinical Pastoral Education program […]

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NMMC Physician Shadowing Program

Participating in North Mississippi Medical Center’s Physician Shadowing Program, July 7-25, were, front row, from left,Allyson Parker of Houston, Mississippi State University; Elise Friloux, Tupelo, MSU; Catherine Dilgren, Sugarland, Texas, MSU; Kacie Harris, Tupelo, Blue Mountain College. Back row from left are, Nathaniel Sparks of Belmont, MSU; Sami Whitwell of Tupelo, University of Virginia; Austin […]

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Weston Reed Foundation offers free physicals

TUPELO – Area students in grade six or above are encouraged to take advantage of free physicals offered by the Weston Reed Foundation from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 9, at the new Police Athletic League, 204 Douglas St. Parking is available behind the Police Athletic League building or next door at the Link Centre, 1800 […]

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