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Hitting the pavement for breast cancer

The 2017 Race for the Cure led many Baptist team members to the streets. While fundraising continues for another week, congratulations are in order for the Baptist teams and youth who helped support the race. Baptist youth Madelyn …

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Pink Ribbon Open raises $50,000 for mobile mammography

The 2017 Pink Ribbon Open, also known as the Breast Cancer Eradication Initiative, raised $50,000 to help fund mammograms with a particular focus on mobile mammography. Baptist Women’s Hospital and the Baptist Women’s Health Center joined Barbara Matthews …

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Baptist Golden Triangle helps furry shelter friends

Baptist Golden Triangle team members found a clever way to connect the dots between the hospital’s discards and the Columbus-Lowndes County Humane Society animal shelter by repurposing linens. Working through Baptist team member Brenda Comer, who sits on …

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Baptist Union County to host community health fair

Baptist Union County will host a community health fair on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 7 to 9 a.m. in the hospital’s front lobby. Participants can take advantage of free flu vaccines, vision screenings, body mass index assessments, blood …

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Baptist Medical Center supports the Walk4ALZ

The Baptist Medical Center team in Jackson joined forces and walked in support of Alzheimer’s Mississippi Walk4ALZ. Approximately 20 team members met on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Flowood Nature Park to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s research. …

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Baptist DeSoto receives grant from Komen-MidSouth

Susan G. Komen Memphis-MidSouth awarded a $48,000 grant to Baptist DeSoto to provide screening and diagnostic mammograms and ultrasounds to underserved women. This Komen grant services DeSoto, Tate, Tunica, Marshall, Benton, Coahoma and Quitman counties in Mississippi. The …

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Baptist Booneville opens Closet of Hope

Baptist Booneville recently opened Closet of Hope, representing an organized intentional way to grow the generosity found at the hospital. Recognizing that healing happens in many dimensions, including meeting a patient’s spiritual and material needs, the Baptist Booneville …

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Baptist Jackson runs to fight brain cancer

The annual Head for the Cure 5K happens on August 12, 2017, and many Baptist Jackson team members will be lacing up their shoes to join the cause. Dedicated to raising awareness and research to fight brain cancer, …

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