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 […]

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 […]