Healthcare

Feature Story Members of STAARS pose for a group picture. Founder Barbara Davis stands at the forward center. (STAARS)

STAARS focuses the fight against breast cancer on African Americans


Feature Story School nurse Patricia McCraw prepares medication for a student at A.B. Hill Elementary. McCraw is part of a school nurse pilot program facilitated by Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Shelby County Schools and Urban Child Institute. (Cat Evans)

Can nurses keep kids in class? Pilot program seeks answer


Feature Story The 2019 State of Memphis Housing Summit was held at the Memphis Botanic Gardens on October 29. It was attended by roughly 200 government officials, community leaders, business leaders and nonprofit representatives. (Cole Bradley)
Feature Story Koozies promoting the use of PrEP and The Corner are an example of the type of branded merchandise Friends for Life intends to sell in The Corner's retail area. (Friends for Life)

Opening soon, The Corner offers free HIV prevention in casual space


Feature Story Auntie Round Table panelists ranged in age, careers and experience. The women discussed everything from mental health and child birth to the challenges facing female veterans and entrepreneurs. (Erica Horton)
Feature Story Victoria Young, pictured, opened Spincult at 700 Madison Avenue in August 2018. The indoor fitness studio offers a variety of options for cycling devotees. (Spincult)

Spincult fuses cycling and community in Medical District


Feature Story University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are four of the anchor institutions partnering with the Memphis Medical District Collaborative for Hire Local 901. (Submitted)

Hire Local 901 helps Memphians work closer to home


Feature Story Utopia Animal Hospital's Dr. Jen Clay (R) and veterinarian technician Jessica Tatum (L) prep a patient for surgery to remove an abdominal tumor. (Cole Bradley)

Utopia Animal Hospital takes an enlightened approach to pet care


Feature Story Anatole Williams (L), executive director of Memphis Adult Teen Challenge, and Michael Skouteris, daily operations manager of BAM Thrift Store, discuss store needs. To the right, regular Patricia Jones says hello to the cashier. (Cole Bradley)
Feature Story Dr. Phil Baker, founder of Good Shepherd Pharmacy, poses for a photo at the nonprofit pharmacy. (submitted)
Feature Story Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis is training emergency room personnel to better assess, identify and respond to elder abuse through a curriculum it plans to share with all Shelby County hospitals. (Submitted)
Feature Story Reach Out and Read

Video: Memphis pediatricians prescribe books to young patients


Feature Story Amir Gooden is treated by Dr. Jason Yaun at LeBonheur Children's Hospital as part of the Family Resilience Initiative clinic. (Brandon Dahlberg)