PBS journalist Gwen Ifill dies of cancer

November 17, 2016 in Obituaries

By David Bauder AP Television Writer NEW YORK – Gwen Ifill, co-anchor of PBS’ “NewsHour” with Judy Woodruff and a veteran journalist who moderated two vice presidential debates, died Nov. […]

Jimmy Carter: Brain scan shows no sign of cancer

December 7, 2015 in News, Religion

ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter said Sunday that his most recent brain scan showed no signs of cancer, more than three months after he began treatment for four melanoma tumors. […]

Mississippi boy loses eye, battles rare cancer

October 12, 2015 in News

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mother’s don’t want to see their children in pain. Worse still is when the child is an infant who has a rare form of cancer. Vicksburg […]

JSU scientist studying links between common chemicals and cancer

April 16, 2015 in Education, Health

The Mississippi Link Newswire Dr. Clement G. Yedjou, a cancer scientist in JSU’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology, and doctoral candidate William Johnson and master candidate Justin McDowell, are […]

Republican Rep. Nunnelee of Mississippi dies

February 7, 2015 in News, Obituaries

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A spokeswoman says U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi, a fiscal and social conservative elected to Congress in a Republican wave of 2010, has died. He […]

Longtime ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

January 5, 2015 in Obituaries, Sports

By RICK FREEMAN  The Associated Press Stuart Scott was in his element, working a “Monday Night Football” game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation. Doctors discovered a […]

National Cancer Survivors Day Highlights at the Jackson Medical Mall

June 4, 2012 in gallery, gallery/news, Health, News

Photos by Gail M. Brown/The Mississippi Link The Rebirth Alliance and the Jackson Medical Mall held a National Cancer Survivors Day event at the Jackson Medical Mall on Saturday, June […]