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Photo by Elaine Rackley: A Henry Medical Center maternity patient, Kara Thompson, of Jnoesboro, said she will donate her umbilical cord to help in finding a cure for Alzheimer's. Her grandmother, Ruth Annie Walker, recently died as a result of the disease. The expectant mother’s cord blood (stem cells) will be used to help cancer patients, or for research.

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Stem cell donations, research launched at HMC

One of two Georgia hospitals with LifeCord program

A stem cell program designed to aid medical research and help cancer patients, was started this week at Henry Medical Center.

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