HEALTH
Center for Emergency Services to get new home
Alex Paton
August 13, 2018
When Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast in 2005, Mississippi emergency responders had no idea of the challenges they would face to deliver medical care, and no idea how challenging it would be to even...
Mississippi’s West Nile Virus season ramping up
Steven Gagliano
August 6, 2018
New cases of West Nile virus are continuing to pop up across the state of Mississippi. Officials with the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) have confirmed six new cases of West Nile virus. The...
Mississippi celebrates catfish month
Alex Paton
August 2, 2018
Mississippi is the catfish capital of the world, and each August since 1984, when President Ronald Reagan declared it as such, the nation rolls up its sleeves to celebrate National Catfish Month. There’s plenty of...
UMMC: No timetable for contract agreement
Alex Paton
August 2, 2018
July has come and gone and the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center still has no contract agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi. Marc Rolph, Director of Public Affairs for UMMC said that...
Medical marijuana initiative filed
Brittany Land
July 30, 2018
Harper Grace was two years old when the Mississippi Legislature passed Harper Grace’s Law in 2014. The law removed marijuana extract oil from the state’s controlled substance list to make it accessible to patients like...
Mississippi’s West Nile Virus numbers climbing
Steven Gagliano
July 30, 2018
The state’s West Nile virus count continues to rise. The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) has confirmed three new cases of the virus, bringing the total up to seven for 2018. Two of the...
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