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South Ms Child Dies Of Flu

The second confirmed Pediatric Flu death for the season in the state was a South Mississippi child. The Mississippi Department of Health reported the death this morning. The first confirmed pediatric death of the 2016-2017 flu seasons was reported in January in an individual from Central Mississippi. Nationwide, up to 49-thousand people die and more […]
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5K/10K Walk 4 Life On May 13th Women’s Resource Center

One local center does its part to help women and families on the coast, but now they are asking for your help. The women’s resource center in Gulfport has one mission….uphold the sanctity of life while encouraging physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual well-being. They provide a safe haven for expectant mothers on the coast. On […]
4 months ago
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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

It’s estimated 100 thousand people in the US will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the country. March is colon cancer awareness month and local surgeons are stressing to gulf coast residents early detection is key. One surgeon at Garden Park Medical Center […]
4 months 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 […]
4 months 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 […]
4 months 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 […]
4 months 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 […]
4 months 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 […]
4 months 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.
5 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 […]