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 […]

Parker, Sampson, Woodruff named Employees of the Year at MSH

March 15, 2018 in Health

The Mississippi Link Newswire William Parker, LaMonica Sampson and Monica Woodruff were named Mississippi State Hospital’s 2017 Employees of the Year at a special program held on campus Feb. 28. […]

35 tons of catfish products produced in Mississippi recalled

March 12, 2018 in Health

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi company is recalling around 35 tons (31.75 metric tons) of catfish products that might have been tainted by a compound that poses a […]

Mississippi State Hospital, Hudspeth Center honor Calhoun

March 8, 2018 in Health

The Mississippi Link Newswire Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital and Hudspeth Regional Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for the state’s legislators at Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson. Rep. […]