Mena, panel of experts create first-ever care standard for men who have sex with men

August 23, 2017 in Health

Mississippi Link Newswire, When it comes to the health of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, the absence of a national standard of care leaves a […]

The most valuable gift

August 16, 2017 in Health

Dr. Timothy Quinn, Quinn Healthcare, When asked to write this article on healthy tips for parents preparing to help their children get off to a good school year, I thought […]

Obama urges Congress to show ‘courage’ on health care

May 8, 2017 in Health

By BOB SALSBERG BOSTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama, in his first public comments about the ongoing debate over his signature health care plan, implored members of Congress on […]

Mississippi to cut mental health services, lay off employees

May 3, 2017 in Health

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi Department of Mental Health says it will eliminate 650 positions, some through layoffs, over the next year because of […]

Baptist hospital groups in Mississippi and Memphis merge

May 2, 2017 in Health

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Baptist Health Systems and the larger Baptist Memorial Health Care of Memphis, Tennessee, have completed a merger, creating the largest […]

Work may begin soon on Mississippi children’s hospital wing

April 21, 2017 in Health

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Work could begin by the end of the year on a $180 million expansion of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s […]

Health Department: 2nd Mississippi child dies of flu in 2017

April 19, 2017 in Health

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – State health officials say a south Mississippi child has died of influenza – the second pediatric flu death of the year. The Health Department released information […]

Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize ‘Obamacare’

April 14, 2017 in Business, Health

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and TOM MURPHY WASHINGTON (AP) — “Obamacare” is proving more of a challenge than the Trump administration bargained for. With the “repeal and replace” effort at an […]