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Eight New West Nile Cases Reported

Updated: 10/08/2007 - The Mississippi Department of Health reported eight new cases of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus on Monday.

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Campbell's Soup Issues Recall

Updated: 10/05/2007 - Campbell's has recalled 72,000 cans of Chunky soup that may contain plastic pieces.

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UAB to Study Breast Cancer

Updated: 10/05/2007 - The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded $11.5 million for research aimed at providing better treatment, prevention and detection of breast cancer.

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Internal "Spine Cast" Works Miracle

Posted: 09/27/2007 - Hit by a car while riding his bike on the Natchez Trace, a Ridgeland, Miss., man is lucky to be alive. And thanks to a revolutionary procedure at University Medical Center, you'd never know he was paralyzed.

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Health Care Forum Raises Debate

Posted: 09/26/2007 - On Tuesday, Gov. Haley Barbour said a children's health insurance program passed by the U.S. House shortchanges Mississippi. With a recent report claiming 1 million Mississippians are without health coverage, is there a solution?

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Dole Recalls Bagged Lettuce

Updated: 09/18/2007 - Dole Food Company has issued a recall of bagged lettuce after samples tested positive for E. coli bacteria.

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Buddy Check: Explaining Biopsies

Updated: 11/15/2007 - Two types of biopsies are used when a mammogram raises a red flag about potential breast cancer

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Healthwatch: Infant Security

Posted: 08/29/2007 - Meridian's Rush Hospital has installed an infant safety and security system to keep babies as safe as possible. It's intended to give families peace of mind while children are in their care.

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More WNV Reported in Mississippi

Posted: 08/27/2007 - Nine new cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Mississippi, according to the state Department of Health.

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Prognosis Good for GMA Co-Host

Posted: 08/23/2007 - Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts is preparing for the next step in her treatment for breast cancer.

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CDC to Visit Neshoba County

Updated: 08/21/2007 - The Centers for Disease Control will be in Neshoba County on Wednesday to investigate an outbreak of whooping cough there.

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State Seeks CDC's Advice

Posted: 08/16/2007 - Mississippi's interim state health officer has asked the CDC for advice in handling an outbreak of whooping cough.

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Neshoba Has Whooping Cough Outbreak

Updated: 08/15/2007 - Whooping cough has hit Neshoba County, where dozens of cases of this rare condition have been reported. Health officials are taking steps to stop the outbreak.

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Mattel Issues Second Toy Recall

Posted: 08/14/2007 - Mattel has issued another massive recall of toys because of the potential that some parts might be dangerous for children.

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Buddy Check: Mammograms Not Scary

Updated: 08/14/2007 - At this time, there is no guaranteed way to prevent breast cancer. That's why it's so important to catch it early.

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Healthwatch: Fighting Brain Cancer

Posted: 08/09/2007 - Using electrical energy to zap cancer cells may sound like a strange idea. But clinical trials at twelve major hospitals around the country are now testing it against the deadliest form of brain cancer.

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More Stifling Weather to Come

Posted: 08/07/2007 - A heat advisory is in effect for Mississippi and Alabama, with temperatures expected in the danger zone by the end of the week.

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FEMA Reconsidering Policy

Posted: 07/25/2007 - Days after FEMA's chief spokesman said concerns about formaldehyde wouldn't stop it from selling or donating surplus disaster trailers, the agency now says it's reviewing the policy.

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Concerns Raised About Fumes in FEMA Trailers

Posted: 07/20/2007 - Beginning Saturday, FEMA will distribute a formaldehyde and housing fact sheet to the occupants of each FEMA travel trailer and mobile home in the four Gulf States. This is because of inquiries from residents about possible fumes.

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