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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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The race is on!

Join the Baptist team on Saturday, Oct. 28, to support the fight against breast cancer at the 24th annual Susan G. Komen Memphis-MidSouth Race for the Cure, sponsored by Baptist Cancer Center. All team members – runners and …

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ADA Alert Day at Baptist breaks diabetes silence

This month, the second annual American Diabetes Association (ADA) Alert Day gave Baptist team members across the system the chance to start a conversation about diabetes and risk. Approximately 1,077 Baptist team members across the system took the ADA …

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Be alert! Take the Baptist ADA risk assessment

On March 28, Baptist’s Select Health Alliance team will once again participate in the American Diabetes Association Alert Day. Baptist Community Relations will be set up in the corporate lobby from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., offering team …

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Baptist newborns sport red for healthy hearts

Newborns at Baptist Women’s Hospital sported classic red to mark National Wear Red Day at the hospital. The red hats serve as a reminder that heart disease, according to the American Heart Association, is the No. 1 killer of …

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Hospice volunteers see a beginning, not an end

November marks the annual observance of National Home Care & Hospice Month. Given the fall season circles on giving and gratitude, talking about giving to another life in such a profound way seems a natural fit. Baptist Trinity …

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The Race is On!

With Race for the Cure just around the corner, Baptist team members are busy planning more fun. For now, remember to register for the race or to order your T-shirt. Race registration: http://bpt.st/2dqdrsW T-shirts: Small – XL shirts are …

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Baptist ADA Risk Assessment Reaches 1,393

During March, Baptist recognized the American Diabetes Association’s National Alert! Day by offering a simple diabetes risk assessment quiz to Baptist team members. Systemwide, 1,393 team members took a few minutes to fill out a questionnaire and determine …

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