A report in the New England Journal of Medicine said a 55-year-old woman developed the tongue condition as a side-effect to treatment of a wound infection she developed after sustaining severe leg injuries in an auto accident.
A recent court ruling says mental health professionals can't refuse a judge's order committing patients, even if the Department of Mental Health disagrees that a state mental hospital is the right place for a patient.
A study presented by economists Thursday at the Governor's Health Care Economic Development Summit projected the Medical City at Tradition may have a $2 billion impact on the state of Mississippi over the next 10 years.
Dozens of pediatric rehab patients at Singing River Health System took part in a water fun day Friday. The event was held on the grounds at Singing River Medical Park in Pascagoula. The children took a break from their normal therapy session to cool-off.
The need for organ donors continues to grow in the U.S., with more than 114,000 people nationwide on a transplant waiting list. Getting on a transplant waiting list is no small task. Patients must meet a lot of criteria. But, that's where a Biloxi man recently found himself. But making the transplant list is giving his family hope.
Right now, eight inmates at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center are considered extreme mental health patients. The sheriff said a judge ordered them to go to a mental health facility, but there's no space for them.
Gulfport's two largest healthcare providers, Memorial Hospital and Garden Park Medical Center, are now more storm-ready than ever before. And that's good news as we near the start of the 2018 Hurricane Season.