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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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Sista Strut shines spotlight on breast cancer

Thousands of women gathered on April 1 for the third annual Sista Strut to raise awareness about breast cancer, especially for women of color. The 3k walk – which drew 6,500 participants – focuses on the fact that African American women …

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Baptist donated to Mid-South Food Bank on MLK Day

Baptist donated canned goods and $9,550 to the Mid-South Food Bank at the National Civil Rights Museum on Monday, Jan. 16, during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. President and CEO Jason Little, along with Baptist senior leaders …

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Baptist honors the holidays with unbridled generosity

All across the Baptist system, team members celebrated the holidays by giving generously to one another, families, patients and communities. Physicians cooked lunches, PD Parrot and Santa visited kids, and team members collected food, donations and money for …

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Help homeless patients this holiday season

This holiday season marks the eighth year for the Baptist Operation Outreach Tree of Faith, Hope & Love – Donation Drive for the Holidays, a joint program with Christ Community Health Services to help homeless patients. The Baptist …

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Baptist nurses fill ‘Little Free Pantry’

Baptist nurses serve their patients and communities in many quiet ways. Baptist DeSoto nurse Cynthia McCune, who works in the GI lab, and Marti Campbell, a nurse with Gastro One who rounds in the hospital, help fill “little …

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