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Six New Cases of West Nile in Mississippi

Updated: 07/28/2008 - The Mississippi State Department of Health says new cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Clarke, Neshoba, and four other counties.

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Nurse Visit Program Studied

Posted: 07/24/2008 - A health advocacy group is studying whether Mississippi should start a program to provide nurse visits to the homes of all low-income, first-time parents and their children.

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Agency Makes Urgent Appeal for Blood

Posted: 07/09/2008 - United Blood Services says surgeries are having to be postponed because there's not enough blood available in this area.

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Urgent Need for Blood Donors

Posted: 06/12/2008 - United Blood Services in Meridian has issued an urgent appeal for O negative blood donors.

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Ott Still Cancer-Free

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Mississippi entertainer Paul Ott said Monday he has a clean bill of health from his bout with breast cancer.

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Winn-Dixie Pulls Some Tomatoes Off Shelves

Posted: 06/09/2008 - Winn-Dixie Stores said Monday it is voluntarily taking off its shelves tomatoes which the Food and Drug Administration has warned should not be eaten.

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Healthwatch: Managing Pain

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Chronic pain affects tens of millions of Americans to some degree. The causes could be from an injury or illness, or even lifestyle. But there are options for treatment.

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Boil Water Notice Issued

Posted: 06/03/2008 - Porterville Water Association in Kemper County has issued a Boil Water Notice to customers in the Enondale, Tamola and Hogeye areas.

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Preventing West Nile Virus

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Updated: 05/28/2008 - With no cure or specific treatment available for West Nile virus, health officers remind the public to take measures to prevent it.

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Summer Elevates Risk of WNV

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Posted: 05/26/2008 - An increase in outdoor activities raises the risk of West Nile virus, which has affected two victims already in Mississippi.

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Surviving Cancer, Part 5

Posted: 05/09/2008 - Lauderdale County's Relay for Life raises money for the American Cancer Society and the fight against cancer. Sherry Purdy knows why finding a cure is so important.

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Surviving Cancer, Part 4

Updated: 05/08/2008 - Lauderdale County Relay for Life honorary chair, Debbie Young, advises women to have regular check-ups. She says one may have saved her life.

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Surviving Cancer, Part 3

Updated: 05/07/2008 - Lauderdale County's Relay for Life highlights success stories. This is the story of cancer survivor, Sarah King.

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Surviving Cancer, Part 2

Updated: 05/07/2008 - Lauderdale County's Relay for Life is this coming Friday and Saturday. As the quest for a cure continues, so does the courage of survivors like Jeanette Gossett.

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Surviving Cancer, Part 1

Updated: 05/05/2008 - The honorary chairpersons for Lauderdale County's Relay for Life are all cancer survivors. This is the story of Betty Phillips.

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Healthwatch: Ultrasonic Wound Care

Updated: 04/30/2008 - Technology for wound care is better than ever. In fact, ultrasonic energy is used in many cases to clean and heal wounds.

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