The Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program was created more than ten years ago.Those who participate in the program are eligible for $30,000 dollars in medical school scholarships each year in exchange for agreeing to practice in a rural community for the same number of years.
With April being Stress Awareness Month and millennials reporting the highest average stress levels of any generation, the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2019’s Most & Least Stressed States.
Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging is voluntarily recalling 43 lots of medication used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Do not stop taking the medication until you have a new treatment plan prepared by a doctor or pharmacist.
Earlier this week Trebek announced he has been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer: breaking hearts all over the world. One person from the magnolia state appeared on Jeopardy just two months ago.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced is advising the public about recalls on a Gripe water product for infants and adults. The product was distributed throughout the United States by Dollar General Corporation.
Over 425 million people are currently living with diabetes, and the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi is stepping up to educate and raise awareness for people and their families living with the disease.
Surviving R. Kelly sparked a lot of talk on social media. But here are ways to turn that gossip into productive conversations that will better educate people about the warning signs of abusive relationships.
If injected, the drug could cause vein irritation/phlebitis or pulmonary embolic events that could result in permanent impairment of body function or damage to body structures, such as the lungs and vascular system.
The New Year’s holiday is one of the most dangerous periods for getting hurt or killed in a drunk driving crash. Paramedics at American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance service urge party hosts to make sure guests don’t get drunk and drive.
“As in previous alerts, I want to remind everybody to not take any kind of drug that is not obtained from a pharmacy,” Director Dowdy said. “The consequences of using non-prescribed medication could result in death.”
Mary Kathryn Russell, a metro-area special education teacher, lost her son Cannon as a result of stillbirth after 37 weeks of pregnancy. She began a t-shirt fundraiser to purchase and donate a "cuddle cot", a device that can be placed under a crib and cools and preserves a baby's body.
“If these tampons are left inside, you might notice discharge, irritation, odor and if left unattended for a long time you can get an infection called toxic shock syndrome and that can be a life threatening infection,” said Dr. Denny.
The State filed a complaint in Hinds County Circuit Court against opioid distributors Cardinal Health, Inc., McKesson Corporation and AmerisourceBergen Corporation for failing to prevent the diversion of opioids in Mississippi. The lawsuit alleges that these three companies, who distribute the major