Now to Warren County, where one of the largest health centers in the State is expanding its footprint to help the poor and underinsured. Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center announces a more than one-million-dollar investment project in the city of Vicksburg.
According to the hospital, results from a clinical trial of a new marijuana-derived drug to treat seizures in children has prompted approval of a one-year extension to the study. Great news for those with children suffering from severe epilepsy.
One of the hot topics on the 2020 presidential campaign trail is the cost of health care.While many employers are shelling out big bucks to provide insurance for workers, other companies and governmental entities are passing the cost to their employees. 3 On Your Side's Patrice Clark reports, the
Governor Phil Bryant is giving a charge to a newly-created Rural Health Care Task Force.He's asking the group to consider ways to reduce the threat of more hospital closures and improve access to care.
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.