UMMC trial seeks to combat sports concussions
Alex Paton
September 28, 2018
A first-of-its-kind clinical trial by a research team at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is working to evaluate the effectiveness of aggressive physical therapy as “sensorimotor” training, which addresses the ability to take in...
Health Department official to retire
Alex Paton
September 2, 2018
The Mississippi State Department of Health has announced that State Health Officer, Dr. Mary Currier will retire effective this November 1st, 2018. Dr. Currier has served in the role of State Health Officer since January...
MBN receives X-ray image tech to combat crime
Alex Paton
August 30, 2018
A new piece of high-tech imaging equipment has been added to the crime-fighting arsenal of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. The HBI-120 Handheld X-Ray Imager was awarded to the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics by the...
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Feeling like 101, showers possible – 8-30-18
Alex Paton
August 30, 2018
Here’s a quick rundown of the weather today across Mississippi. In north Mississippi, expect mostly sunny skies until late afternoon, then the clouds will be rolling in. There is a slight chance of showers and...
MDE to hold scholarship lottery
Alex Paton
August 29, 2018
The Mississippi Department of Education is holding a lottery on August 30th to award 47 Education Scholarship Accounts (ESA) for the 2018-19 school year. The ESA program was established by the Equal Opportunity for Students...
Mississippians react to death of John McCain
Alex Paton
August 27, 2018
U.S. Senator and former Presidential candidate John McCain III passed away Saturday afternoon at the age of 81. McCain died after he was diagnosed with brain cancer in July of 2017. A statement from his...
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