Salmonella in chicken salad kills 1, sickens 265 in 8 states

April 9, 2018 in Health

By DAVID PITT Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Chicken salad contaminated with salmonella bacteria made by an Iowa food processing company and distributed by Fareway Stores has sickened […]

Community Mobile Clinic provides free HIV testing

April 9, 2018 in Health

April is National STD Awareness Month, and Open Arms Healthcare Center’s Community Mobile Clinic has several HIV testing events lined up the week of April 16: Tuesday, April 17 Where: […]

Medal of Valor awarded to trailblazing physician, Utica Institute alum

April 5, 2018 in Health, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire A life spent at the forefront of battles for social justice and affordable health care has come full circle for local physician Dr. Robert Smith. In […]

Doctor says Mississippi inmates can’t always access doctor

April 5, 2018 in Health, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The medical director for a privately run prison in east Mississippi told a federal court that inmates sometimes have to miss medical appointments if the prison […]

First African-American female orthodontist commended

March 29, 2018 in Health

The Mississippi Link Newswire Representative Greg Holloway presented Dr. Chandra Minor of Hazlehurst with House Resolution 52 March 21, in the House Chamber. The resolution commends Dr. Minor for being […]

Some patients’ private info shared by Health Department

March 26, 2018 in Health

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi State Department of Health says one of its employees inadvertently released some patients’ private information to a contractor doing work for the federal Centers […]

Doctor wants new trial in compound pharmacy fraud scheme

March 22, 2018 in Health

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi doctor convicted in a multi-million-dollar compound pharmacy fraud scheme has filed for a new trial, citing implied juror bias and other things. WDAM-TV reports […]

Breaking News: Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban

March 20, 2018 in Health, News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS   JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks’ gestation — the most […]