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Prescription Assistance Offered

Updated: 03/11/2009 - The "Help Is Here" Bus, sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers of America, made a stop in Meridian Wednesday.

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Healthwatch: Dangers of Diabetes

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Diabetes affects 23.6 million people in the United States. Close to 6 million don't even know it. Many physical problems are related to the condition.

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Health Department Promoting Awareness

Updated: 02/23/2009 - The Mississippi Department of Health has kicked off a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of immunizations.

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Anderson Welcomes New CEO

Updated: 02/20/2009 - The new CEO of Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center Casey said it's a challenging time for health care providers, as well as other industry.

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Healthwatch: Focus on Heart Disease

Posted: 02/17/2009 - February is National Heart Month. In keeping with that theme, Healthwatch takes a look at the number one killer in the U.S.

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Healthwatch: Getting A Good Night's Sleep

Posted: 02/11/2009 - For too many people, a good night's sleep seems like only a dream. That's because 70 million Americans are affected by some kind of sleep disorder.

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Heart Check '09

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Hundreds of local people will spend the next few days learning more about their heart health.

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Barbour Opposes CHIP Measure

Posted: 01/27/2009 - A bill in the United States Congress would more than double the amount of funds provided for the Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP. So why is Gov. Haley Barbour asking Mississippi's senators to vote against it?

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Health Officials Deal with Salmonella Outbreak

Updated: 01/23/2009 - A salmonella outbreak across the U.S. has many people avoiding a number of products that contain peanut butter. Three cases have been reported in Mississippi and one in Alabama.

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Girl Scouts Say Cookies Safe

Updated: 01/23/2009 - Officials with the local Girl Scouts say their two brands of peanut butter- flavored cookies have been tested, and did not come from the factory where tainted peanut butter originated.

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State Targets Obesity in Children

Posted: 01/22/2009 - The Mississippi boards of health and education are working together to tackle obesity among the state's children.

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CPSC Recalls Baby Cribs

Posted: 01/16/2009 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling more than 500,000 Canadian-made Stork Craft baby cribs.

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WNV Cases Down in 2008

Posted: 01/15/2009 - Mississippi health officials report the lowest West Nile virus numbers since 2004.

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Call Issued for Blood Donors

Updated: 01/13/2009 - United Blood Services said its service area has a critical need for blood donors.

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Pharmaceutical Company Settles Mississippi Lawsuit

Posted: 01/07/2009 - A California-based subsidiary of Mylan Inc. has reached a settlement in a lawsuit that claimed the company inflated prescription drug prices and overcharged Mississippi's Medicaid program.

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