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Seven-year-old battling cancer receives good news

Great news for one Coast girl battling a rare brain tumor: her family tells News 25 the middle of her tumor is dead. In a Facebook post, the seven-year-old’s mother, Angel, says that Sophia is not cured yet, but the middle of the tumor is dead. She says Sophia will continue daily chemotherapy to fight […]
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First West Nile Virus death in Mississippi

Today, the Mississippi Department of Health reports the first West Nile Virus death in a Mississippi resident this year. The person was from Grenada County. Additionally, the health department is reporting nine new human cases in the last week including the reported death, bringing the state total to 19 for 2017. The newly reported cases […]
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Bethesda Clinic fundraiser this Saturday in Ocean Springs

Bethesda Free Health Clinic opened its doors in 2010. The company has never taken payment for services given to over 12,000 patients. Today, representatives from Bethesda stopped by WXXV to share more about their upcoming fundraiser, a mystery themed dinner theatre event set in the 1920s. Because the clinic’s mission is to provide basic primary […]
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D’Iberville High School blood donation fundraiser

Giving blood saves three lives. Today it also gave people a chance to support the D’Iberville High School band. Students and community members lined up outside of the band hall to donate blood. The band will receive $10 per unit of blood donated. Band Director James Brown tells News 25 that this is not the […]
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Make-A-Wish grants trip overseas

An 18-year-old battling cancer receives the trip overseas she’s been longing for. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us inside Lauren Hannah’s Make-A-Wish surprise sendoff party at the Half Shell Oyster House in Biloxi. Being diagnosed with cancer is a lifestyle change no one can truly prepare for, especially at a young age. For 18-year-old Lauren […]
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Make-A-Wish Sendoff Party

An 18-year-old battling cancer will soon get the trip overseas she’s been waiting for. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us inside Lauren’s Make-A-Wish surprise sendoff party at the Half Shell Oyster House in Biloxi.
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West Nile cases triple in Mississippi

Mississippi health officials are reporting seven new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state total to ten this year. The state health department says three of the new cases are in Hinds County and the others are in Covington, Humphreys, Leflore, and Perry counties. Two previous cases were in Forrest County and one was […]
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Children’s Health Care Fair

With the start of school right around the corner, the need for health care and school supplies is steadily increasing. The Rotary Club of Edgewater has been helping the Coast community fulfill these needs for the past 32 years. The Children’s Health Care Fair allows kids to come by and receive free health care as […]
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Vaccinations for the new school year

With school right around the corner it is important to remember to get your children immunized. Vaccinations for several diseases are required before the school year starts for all first-time students entering school in Mississippi. Those required vaccinations are: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, measles, mumps and rubella and chicken pox. Seventh graders are required […]
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Pascagoula Rotary Club CPR training

The Pascagoula Rotary Club might just be the next group of people that could save your life. The meeting was held today to show the importance of health heart and learn simple, but critical life-saving techniques. The Jackson County Heart Walk Executive Leadership Team went out and trained members of the club in hands only […]