Lazarus Effect: Sixteen-year study by Dr. Leis resulted in recovery from West Nile for Dr. Bush

By SUSAN CHRISTENSEN,

To her long list of medical accomplishments, Jackson ob-gyn Dr. Freda McKissic Bush can now add celebrated research subject.

She recently became the subject of a scientific paper entitled: “Lazarus Effect of High Dose Corticosteroids in a Patient with West Nile Virus Encephalitis: A Coincidence or a Clue?”


Match maker

By SUSAN CHRISTENSEN,

Helping families recover from brain injuries forges deep bond between Northsiders.

Bride or bridegroom’s side?

At the October 26 wedding of Ben Lane and Walton Fenelon, that question may pose a predicament for guests who work at Methodist Rehabilitation Center (MRC).




back on course

By SUSAN CHRISTENSEN,

Cossar enjoying recovery after reaction to cancer immunotherapy drug leaves him paralyzed. John “Bones” Cossar has been flaunting his golf scorecard lately.

But it has nothing to do with proving whether he eagled, birdied or parred.







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