Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:16:48 GMT
MOORE, OK - The Oklahoma County Sheriff's office tweeted a photo of a frightened, muddy dog Monday after the deadly EF-5 tornado ripped through the town.The comment accompanying the photo said, "scared,More >>
A heartbreaking photo of a little dog guarding the body of his owner, who was killed in the Moore, OK, tornado, is going viral.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:04 AM EDT2013-05-22 15:04:51 GMT
A Tylertown man is charged with animal cruelty in connection to that suspected puppy mill in Walthall Co. More than 100 of the rescued animals are now at the Humane Society of South MS.More >>
A Tylertown man is charged with animal cruelty in connection to that suspected puppy mill in Walthall County. Sheriff's officials say James Thornhill, 72, turned himself in Tuesday and was released on his own recognizance. Meanwhile, 102 of the animals rescued Monday are now getting a lot of TLC at the Humane Society of South Mississippi.More >>
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -
The American Cancer Society and Forrest General Hospital are hoping you will help fight cancer by taking part in a major new, nationwide study.
The Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) is designed to better understand the lifestyle, environmental and genetic factors that cause or prevent the disease.
Researchers are looking for 400 local adults between the ages of 30 to 65 who have never had cancer to take part.
Those who enroll in the study will be asked to complete a baseline survey and fill out follow-up surveys periodically for the next 20-30 years.
"The CPS-3 study will really help us understand what those causes are, what those risk factors are and how those can be prevented," said Lille Willis, health initiative representative for the American Cancer Society.
"Things like weight, the types of food we eat, smoking, alcohol, they all contribute to cancer," said Dr. Bo Hrom, clinical trials director at Forrest General Hospital. "Many of them we're not sure how they do and this study will help us establish the link between those things and cancer," Hrom said.
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