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  • A unique bond; friends fighting lupus one step at a time

    A unique bond; friends fighting lupus one step at a time

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-05-18 03:13:06 GMT
    It's estimated that more than a million and a half people in the U.S. have Lupus. (Photo source: Pixabay)It's estimated that more than a million and a half people in the U.S. have Lupus. (Photo source: Pixabay)
    It's estimated that more than a million and a half people in the U.S. have Lupus. (Photo source: Pixabay)It's estimated that more than a million and a half people in the U.S. have Lupus. (Photo source: Pixabay)

    May is Lupus Awareness month: a time set aside to educate people about a serious disease that can affect anyone, but Lupus is most often diagnosed in young women between the ages of 15-44.

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    May is Lupus Awareness month: a time set aside to educate people about a serious disease that can affect anyone, but Lupus is most often diagnosed in young women between the ages of 15-44.

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  • St. Jude helps Coast boy make great strides against cancer

    St. Jude helps Coast boy make great strides against cancer

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-04-04 22:21:23 GMT
    Little Jace is now taking early steps with help from a walker, something his parents thought might never happen. (Photo Source: WLOX)Little Jace is now taking early steps with help from a walker, something his parents thought might never happen. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    Countless young lives are saved every year at St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. Many of those children are from right here in South Mississippi. 

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    Countless young lives are saved every year at St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. Many of those children are from right here in South Mississippi. 

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  • Coast resident shares her fight against colorectal cancer on a national stage

    Coast resident shares her fight against colorectal cancer on a national stage

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 9:55 PM EST2018-03-01 02:55:19 GMT
    The campaign starts February 28th, and Linda saw the PSA for the first time during our visit. When asked what she thought after seeing it, she replied, “I think I need a tissue.” (Photo source: Facebook)The campaign starts February 28th, and Linda saw the PSA for the first time during our visit. When asked what she thought after seeing it, she replied, “I think I need a tissue.” (Photo source: Facebook)

    A Gautier resident will be one of the twenty-five people nationwide featured in a new PSA in March, for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. 

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    A Gautier resident will be one of the twenty-five people nationwide featured in a new PSA in March, for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. 

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  • The latest 3D technology mammograms now available in South Mississippi

    The latest 3D technology mammograms now available in South Mississippi

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:50 PM EST2018-02-21 01:50:42 GMT
    Dr. Wall says the 3D imaging offers details that might be missed with conventional 2D mammography. (Photo source: WLOX)Dr. Wall says the 3D imaging offers details that might be missed with conventional 2D mammography. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Annual mammograms save lives by helping doctors detect breast cancer earlier. And the latest technology is helping them even more. Doctors are getting a clearer view of the breast thanks to 3D technology. 

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    Annual mammograms save lives by helping doctors detect breast cancer earlier. And the latest technology is helping them even more. Doctors are getting a clearer view of the breast thanks to 3D technology. 

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  • Coast man helps makes Mardi Gras South Mississippi Strong

    Coast man helps makes Mardi Gras South Mississippi Strong

    Thursday, February 8 2018 10:43 PM EST2018-02-09 03:43:48 GMT
    Mark is doing all this work on the float while fighting cancer. He was diagnosed in June of last year. (Photo source: WLOX)Mark is doing all this work on the float while fighting cancer. He was diagnosed in June of last year. (Photo source: WLOX)

    This Mardi Gras season is extremely meaningful for the newly formed Calypso Carnival Krewe. That’s because one man from the Coast is pouring everything he has into building a float with the friends and family he loves all while fighting the toughest battle of his life.

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    This Mardi Gras season is extremely meaningful for the newly formed Calypso Carnival Krewe. That’s because one man from the Coast is pouring everything he has into building a float with the friends and family he loves all while fighting the toughest battle of his life.

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  • Coast woman proves you can reach health goals no matter when you start

    Coast woman proves you can reach health goals no matter when you start

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 11:03 PM EST2018-02-07 04:03:00 GMT
    (Photo Source: WLOX)(Photo Source: WLOX)

    Just one month into 2018, many people are already giving up on their New Year's resolution to get healthy. One coast woman proves it's never to late to set goals and follow through.

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    Just one month into 2018, many people are already giving up on their New Year's resolution to get healthy. One coast woman proves it's never to late to set goals and follow through.

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  • Gautier woman leading the pack in Great Cycle Challenge

    Gautier woman leading the pack in Great Cycle Challenge

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-06-21 02:06:53 GMT
    Sylvia Waldsmith, 59, sets aside almost two hours a day, five days a week, to help kids fight cancer. (Photo source: WLOX)Sylvia Waldsmith, 59, sets aside almost two hours a day, five days a week, to help kids fight cancer. (Photo source: WLOX)

    A Gautier woman is leading a pack of 300 cyclists in Mississippi to raise money for the Children's Cancer Research Fund.

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    A Gautier woman is leading a pack of 300 cyclists in Mississippi to raise money for the Children's Cancer Research Fund.

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  • Easy to learn: Hands-only CPR saves lives

    Easy to learn: Hands-only CPR saves lives

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-06-06 23:52:16 GMT

    Learning to save a life might be easier than you think. The American Heart Association is encouraging more people to learn hands-only CPR.

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    Learning to save a life might be easier than you think. The American Heart Association is encouraging more people to learn hands-only CPR.

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  • Coast doctor recognizes World War II Veterans in a special way

    Coast doctor recognizes World War II Veterans in a special way

    Monday, June 5 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-06-06 00:32:16 GMT
    Dick Kinser was a Marine Corps pilot who flew numerous transport missions into Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and Guam.  (Photo source: WLOX News)Dick Kinser was a Marine Corps pilot who flew numerous transport missions into Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and Guam.  (Photo source: WLOX News)

    June 6th, 2017 marks the 73rd anniversary of D-Day; the turning point for World War II in Europe. World War II took place between 1939 and 1944.
    And sadly as time marches on, the number of soldiers who took part in this war; still with us today; is dwindling. In recognition of their contributions and sacrifices, one coast doctor and his family decided to plan a special trip for these heroes, to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.

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    June 6th, 2017 marks the 73rd anniversary of D-Day; the turning point for World War II in Europe. World War II took place between 1939 and 1944.
    And sadly as time marches on, the number of soldiers who took part in this war; still with us today; is dwindling. In recognition of their contributions and sacrifices, one coast doctor and his family decided to plan a special trip for these heroes, to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.

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  • Ocean Springs family prays for a miracle for Sophia

    Ocean Springs family prays for a miracle for Sophia

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-05-18 02:11:13 GMT

    It took the life of Astronaut Neil Armstrong's little girl in 1962, and since then very little progress has been made in defeating a deadly form of childhood cancer.

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    It took the life of Astronaut Neil Armstrong's little girl in 1962, and since then very little progress has been made in defeating a deadly form of childhood cancer.

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  • Ocean Springs family fights to save their daughter

    Ocean Springs family fights to save their daughter

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-05-10 04:41:32 GMT
    Three-year-old Willow Cannan has a deadly genetic disease; a disease with a life expectancy of fewer than ten years. (Photo source: warriorsforwillow.com)Three-year-old Willow Cannan has a deadly genetic disease; a disease with a life expectancy of fewer than ten years. (Photo source: warriorsforwillow.com)

    An Ocean Springs family is racing against the clock trying to save their little girl's life. Three-year-old Willow Cannan has a deadly genetic disease; a disease with a life expectancy of fewer than ten years.

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    An Ocean Springs family is racing against the clock trying to save their little girl's life. Three-year-old Willow Cannan has a deadly genetic disease; a disease with a life expectancy of fewer than ten years.

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  • The time is right to take advantage of these Apple Watch deals for May 2018

    The time is right to take advantage of these Apple Watch deals for May 2018

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-05-01 12:05:09 GMT
    The Apple Watch has surged to prominence in recent years. If you're in the market for an iOS wearable, we've sniffed out the best Apple Watch deals available right now for all three models of this great smartwatch.More >>
    The Apple Watch has surged to prominence in recent years. If you're in the market for an iOS wearable, we've sniffed out the best Apple Watch deals available right now for all three models of this great smartwatch.More >>
  • The creator of Internet Explorer wants to read your mind with a bracelet

    The creator of Internet Explorer wants to read your mind with a bracelet

    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:15:03 GMT
    The idea of controlling a computer with your thoughts sounds amazing. A New York startup called CRTL-Labs has created a non-invasive device they claim will make this an everyday reality.More >>
    The idea of controlling a computer with your thoughts sounds amazing. A New York startup called CRTL-Labs has created a non-invasive device they claim will make this an everyday reality.More >>
  • The best fitness trackers

    The best fitness trackers

    Saturday, May 5 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-05-05 12:20:24 GMT
    Looking for your first fitness tracker, or an upgrade to the one you're already wearing? There are plenty of the wrist-worn gadgets available from companies like Garmin, Apple, and Fitbit but it's hard to know...More >>
    Looking for your first fitness tracker, or an upgrade to the one you're already wearing? There are plenty of the wrist-worn gadgets available from companies like Garmin, Apple, and Fitbit but it's hard to know which are...More >>
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