Syphilis far more common in gay men in US South

April 7, 2017 in Health

By MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — A new U.S. report shows the spread of syphilis is far worse in gay men in Southern states. North Carolina, Mississippi and Louisiana […]

Thompson Statement on GOP Health Care Bill Failure

March 27, 2017 in Health, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2017– Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) released the following statement on the failure of the Republican health care bill: “Today, Donald […]

Fourth forum of sharing importance of midwifery

March 23, 2017 in Health, News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer The Scott Ford House interpretative project engaged in extensive coverage of the vital role of midwives at Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center Saturday, […]

Paul Ryan, other GOP leaders say health care plan must change; vote likely delayed

March 17, 2017 in Health

WASHINGTON — Their health care overhaul in peril from all sides, the White House and top House Republicans acknowledged Wednesday they would make changes to the legislation in hopes of […]

Court: Hospital system will have to pay its own legal fees

March 8, 2017 in Health

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) – Singing River Health System has lost its case in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals against an insurance company that has been paying the hospital system’s […]

House Republicans release health care plan that would replace Obamacare

March 7, 2017 in Health

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, a package that would scale back the government’s role in […]

130-pound tumor removed from Mississippi man who was told he was just fat

February 7, 2017 in Health, News

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat. Roger Logan, 57, […]

Electrical tape-bikinis and sun for perfect tan lines in Rio

January 25, 2017 in Health

By RENATA BRITO RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Electrical tape on private parts. Really? Welcome to the latest fashion fad in beauty-obsessed Rio de Janeiro, where some women are sun-baking […]