2 weeks ago
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Gulf Coast Caregivers Conference

Alzheimer’s is a disease that can rob anyone of their memory and other important mental functions. To keep caregivers and social workers up to date on advances when it comes to treating and caring for those with the disease, Alzheimers Mississippi is hosting a conference right here on the coast. Today, the organization will host […]
3 weeks ago
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Mammogram Notification Bill Moves Forward

A bill aimed to help detect breast cancer or other complications earlier is moving forward at the state capitol. The Mississippi House Passed Senate Bill 2006, which would require mammogram providers to alert patients to dense breast tissue that may cause problems in the future. Currently, patients simply receive information about whether the test was […]
3 weeks ago
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Taking it to the Max-ine!

If you’re searching for your daily dose of inspiration, look no further. News 25’s Hank Davis joins us with the story of a woman with no limitations. We’ve all heard the old adage “age is just a number” and Maxine Nelson is a living example. She’ll be 80 this September, she’s fighting two debilitating diseases […]
3 weeks ago
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Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

The month of March kicks off with Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. It’s an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system that incorrectly attacks the healthy tissues. Some of these symptoms include blurred vision, numbness, and even paralysis. More than 2.3 million people are affected worldwide and there is no cure. Dr. Lennon Bowen said, “So […]
3 weeks ago
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Getting after it, no matter what

Today News 25 brings you the story of a woman who pushes herself to the limit everyday while battling Parkinson’s and CIDP. Maxine Nelson turns 80-years-old this September, but she’s not slowing down anytime soon. Sometimes we need a little bit of inspiration to get into the gym and get to work and Maxine Nelson […]
1 month ago
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Breaking Down Common Questions

News 25’s Bryan Kennedy interviews Dr. Vipul Patel and Coach Lou Holtz about Prostate Cancer.
2 months ago
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First Pediatric Flu Death In Mississippi

The Mississippi State Department of Health reports the first confirmed pediatric flu death for the 2016-2017 flu seasons. Officials say it happened to someone who lived in central Mississippi. Including this reported death, there have been 15 total pediatric flu deaths reported in Mississippi since such deaths became reportable in 2007. State epidemiologist Dr. Paul […]
2 months ago
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Governor Could Gain More Control of Three State Agencies

Legislators could give the governor oversight of three more state agencies the Mississippi state department of health, the department of mental health and the department of rehabilitation services. The proposal is in Senate Bill 2567, called the Mississippi Health Agency Reorganization Act of 2017. The three departments currently have directors appointed by boards. The bill […]
2 months ago
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Mississippi Medicaid Asks For $75 Million

Mississippi Medicaid officials are requesting an additional $75 million to get through the final six months of the budget year and the program’s director says the reasons why are clear. David Dzielak argues legislators didn’t put enough money into Medicaid in the first place. It was one of the agencies affected by state budget cuts […]
3 months ago
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This baby was on the liver transplant list for only 40 minutes

This baby was on the liver transplant list for only 40 minutes.