An advocacy group says Mississippi has had plenty of time to make changes to provide adequate care for those who need mental health services. They are supporting a federal judge's ruling calling for oversight and guidance.
Mississippi is getting more than $19 million over the next three years to combat the ever-growing opioid crisis in America. The money will help expand access to treatment and support near real-time data on the drug overdose crisis.
The number of Salmonella cases linked to backyard poultry in Louisiana has slightly risen from 2 cases to 6 cases between June and August, states a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Across the nation, the number of cases linked to the outbreak now exceeds 1,000.
CPR training is now at the 100 percent placement level at Coast high schools. But now, thanks to Bancorp South and the American Heart Association, the valuable life-saving training is now being implemented at the junior high level.
The United MSD Foundation, created by Amber Olsen, is hosting the third annual Wiggin’ Out for Willow, a fundraiser designed to help bring in the last $600,000 needed to fund the clinical trial but in a fun way.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday, August 15 that a medication used to treat migraines was being pulled from shelves because continued use could lead to serious, life threatening infections.
A hot summer evening in Wilmington was made a little cooler for three dogs when their loving owners brought them to a nearby pond to play and swim Thursday night. Just hours later all three dogs were dead, their owner’s lives now shattered.
After months of testing, medical marijuana is expected to be available to Louisiana patients on Tuesday (Aug. 6), according to the state’s Department of Agriculture and Forestry. But, getting it might not be easy.
Feeding the Gulf Coast teamed up with the Mississippi Public Health Institute, Society of St. Andrew, Rouses Supermarket and other local partners for a Produce Drop at First Baptist Church of Biloxi on Saturday.
According to the hospital, results from a clinical trial of a new marijuana-derived drug to treat seizures in children has prompted approval of a one-year extension to the study. Great news for those with children suffering from severe epilepsy.