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  • STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville community members celebrate the 4th annual recycling day. The event was held at Starkville Communities Farmers market with activities for the kids along with tasty […]

    Video: Starkville Residents Celebrate Recycling Day

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville community members celebrate the 4th annual recycling day. The event was held at Starkville Communities Farmers market with activities for the kids along with tasty […]
  • STARKVILLE, Miss.(WCBI) – Runners of all ages laced up their running shoes for the 2nd annual fun run on Mississippi State’s campus. Some participants ran, walked, skated, and biked the […]

    Video: T.K. Martin Center Hosts Fun Run

    STARKVILLE, Miss.(WCBI) – Runners of all ages laced up their running shoes for the 2nd annual fun run on Mississippi State’s campus. Some participants ran, walked, skated, and biked the […]
  • By SAM HANANEL WASHINGTON (AP) – A government shutdown would have far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others. Mail would be delivered. Social Security and Medicare benefits would […]

    Shutdown: Who Will Feel It First?

    By SAM HANANEL WASHINGTON (AP) – A government shutdown would have far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others. Mail would be delivered. Social Security and Medicare benefits would […]
  • MAYHEW – The EMT-Paramedic program at East Mississippi Community College has again earned accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. The CAAHEP notified EMCC in writing […]

    EMCC Paramedic Program Reaccredited

    MAYHEW – The EMT-Paramedic program at East Mississippi Community College has again earned accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. The CAAHEP notified EMCC in writing […]
  • PRESS RELEASE STARKVILLE, Miss. — According to the World Health Organization, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. Currently, there is no cure, and once vision is lost, it […]

    OCH Pioneers Glaucoma Treatment

    PRESS RELEASE STARKVILLE, Miss. — According to the World Health Organization, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. Currently, there is no cure, and once vision is lost, it […]
  • MHP PRESS RELEASE Each year law enforcement officers from around the state are honored for exceptional effort enforcing Mississippi’s DUI laws. This year, 16 troopers received awards for making the […]

    Prentiss Trooper Wins Top DUI Award

    MHP PRESS RELEASE Each year law enforcement officers from around the state are honored for exceptional effort enforcing Mississippi’s DUI laws. This year, 16 troopers received awards for making the […]
  • PRESS RELEASE COLUMBUS, Miss.– Ribbon cutting ceremonies commemorating the completion of a pedestrian walkway over the historic Old Tombigbee River Bridge located in the Columbus Riverwalk Park are set for […]

    Columbus Bridge Dedication Set

    PRESS RELEASE COLUMBUS, Miss.– Ribbon cutting ceremonies commemorating the completion of a pedestrian walkway over the historic Old Tombigbee River Bridge located in the Columbus Riverwalk Park are set for […]
  • COLUMBUS, Miss. — A community-wide health initiative targeting lifestyle choices related to diet, physical activity and stress management was launched on The W’s campus today. The program, sponsored by The […]

    $252,000 Grant Kicks Off MUW Health Initiative

    COLUMBUS, Miss. — A community-wide health initiative targeting lifestyle choices related to diet, physical activity and stress management was launched on The W’s campus today. The program, sponsored by The […]
  • PRESS RELEASE A new report released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds that in Mississippi, consumers will see increased competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace, […]

    Rates Released for Mississippi Health Care Plans

    PRESS RELEASE A new report released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds that in Mississippi, consumers will see increased competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace, […]
  • JACKSON, Miss. — Emphasizing the need for immediate regulatory oversight of electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”), Attorney General Jim Hood today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) to place restrictions […]

    Video: Hood, Others Ask FDA to Regulate E-Cigs

    JACKSON, Miss. — Emphasizing the need for immediate regulatory oversight of electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”), Attorney General Jim Hood today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) to place restrictions […]
  • MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – With Alabama’s federally facilitated health insurance marketplace launching next week, the Obama administration has released figures showing the typical plan in Alabama will be slightly cheaper […]

    Video: Alabama Health Insurance Will Be Slightly Cheaper Than Nat. Average

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – With Alabama’s federally facilitated health insurance marketplace launching next week, the Obama administration has released figures showing the typical plan in Alabama will be slightly cheaper […]
  • By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) – With new health insurance markets launching next week, the Obama administration is unveiling premiums and plan choices for 36 states where the federal government […]

    More Details Released on Health Care Premiums

    By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) – With new health insurance markets launching next week, the Obama administration is unveiling premiums and plan choices for 36 states where the federal government […]
  • LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)-Free eye exams and blood pressure tests were a few examinations offered at the annual health fair in Louisville. The Winston Medical Center hosts the 7th Annual health […]

    Winston Medical Center Hosts The 7th Annual Health Fair

    LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)-Free eye exams and blood pressure tests were a few examinations offered at the annual health fair in Louisville. The Winston Medical Center hosts the 7th Annual health […]
  • It's 24/7 service for patients at Baptist Memorial Golden Triangle.

    New Patient Placement Center

    It's 24/7 service for patients at Baptist Memorial Golden Triangle.
  • LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — A midair collision between a crane and a lift truck leaves two workers with minor injuries. The Columbus Fire Department used its ladder truck and […]

    Two Injured in Construction Mishap

    LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — A midair collision between a crane and a lift truck leaves two workers with minor injuries. The Columbus Fire Department used its ladder truck and […]
  • Remembering alzheimers.

    Video: Dugan Alzheimers Observance

    Remembering alzheimers.
  • LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)-In recent years rural towns are adding clinics to help keep their communities healthy. A year ago Emily Perkins dreamed of opening her own clinic, and after a […]

    Video: A New Medical Clinic Coming Soon To Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)-In recent years rural towns are adding clinics to help keep their communities healthy. A year ago Emily Perkins dreamed of opening her own clinic, and after a […]
  • STARKVILLE, Miss.–Ever since World War II, nerve agents have been a concern in modern warfare and up until now, the only antidotes available acted after the agents damaged the nervous […]

    MSU to Research Nerve Agent Antidotes

    STARKVILLE, Miss.–Ever since World War II, nerve agents have been a concern in modern warfare and up until now, the only antidotes available acted after the agents damaged the nervous […]
  • STARKVILLE, Miss.–A major research grant to Mississippi State’s National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision is expected to have a national impact on services for persons with […]

    MSU Blindness Center Gets Grant

    STARKVILLE, Miss.–A major research grant to Mississippi State’s National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision is expected to have a national impact on services for persons with […]
  • JACKSON, Miss. – Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second West Nile virus (WNV) death for 2013, as well as five new human cases. The death […]

    Video: New West Nile Death Reported

    JACKSON, Miss. – Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the second West Nile virus (WNV) death for 2013, as well as five new human cases. The death […]
  • PRESS RELEASE JACKSON, Miss. — A Neshoba County resident is facing charges she exploited a vulnerable person under her care, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Rosemary Stribling, 37, of […]

    Neshoba Woman Indicted for Vulnerable Adult Abuse

    PRESS RELEASE JACKSON, Miss. — A Neshoba County resident is facing charges she exploited a vulnerable person under her care, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Rosemary Stribling, 37, of […]
  • PRESS RELEASE JACKSON, Miss. — The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, is deficient both in providing appropriate patient care and in responding to identified problems, according to a […]

    VA Hospital in Jackson Still Deficient

    PRESS RELEASE JACKSON, Miss. — The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, is deficient both in providing appropriate patient care and in responding to identified problems, according to a […]
  • JACKSON, Miss. — The number of children without health insurance in Mississippi fell dramatically between 2006 and 2012 from 117,619 to 68,472 according to Census Bureau data released today. These […]

    More Children Now Covered by Insurance

    JACKSON, Miss. — The number of children without health insurance in Mississippi fell dramatically between 2006 and 2012 from 117,619 to 68,472 according to Census Bureau data released today. These […]
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