Mississippi Healthcare Alliance makes sure that Mississippi high school students know lifesaving skill of CPR

January 9, 2017 in Health

The Mississippi Link Newswire Jackson, Miss. – Mississippi High School students are receiving a life-saving gift from the Mississippi Healthcare Alliance. The Mississippi Healthcare Alliance partnered with the American Heart […]

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 3, 2017 in Health, Uncategorized

The Mississippi Link Newswire Make a resolution to learn more. Every New Year, you make a list of things you will do to stay healthy so you can feel your […]

Norovirus blamed for sickening 62 at Gulfport military retirement home

December 5, 2016 in Health

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — The illness sickening residents at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport has been identified as norovirus. Media outlets report that since Monday, 62 residents have […]

MBK focused on HIV testing reaching “all populations”

December 1, 2016 in Health, News

Group hosts free HIV testing at multiple sites Nov 30 – Dec 1 By Reggie S. Davis Communications Manager MBK Public conversations about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can be […]

Partners for the “Make Healthy Happen Miami” initiative attended the EcoFest in Liberty City

November 22, 2016 in Health

The Mississippi Link Newswire Members of the “Make Healthy Happen Miami” team attended the EcoFest Festival at Broadway Place in Liberty City recently. EcoFest is a community festival that provided […]

BCBS seeks increase of baby friendly hospitals in state

November 17, 2016 in Health, News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Mississippi has one of the lowest breast-feeding rates in the nation with 52 percent of babies ever being breast-fed compared to 81 percent in the […]

Mississippi’s 1st flu case confirmed for 2016-17 season

November 11, 2016 in Health

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi health officials are confirming the state’s first case of the flu for the 2016-17 season. A state Department of Health news release says Thursday that […]

Foundation pledges $9 million for dementia research

November 8, 2016 in Health

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A top Mississippi foundation is pledging another $9 million to the University of Mississippi Medical Center to help fund research into dementia. The medical center announced […]