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Celebrating older Americans

Updated: 1:12 PM - The Lauderdale County Council on Aging hosted their annual health fair and fish fry to honor older members of the community by celebrating Older Americans Month locally.
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UnitedHealthcare to exit Mississippi exchange

Updated: 1:17 PM - UnitedHealthcare announced Wednesday it will be exiting Mississippi’s Individual Federal Marketplace, otherwise known as the Federal Health Insurance Exchange, Jan. 1, 2017.

Louisiana Senator: U.S. Must Be Prepared for Zika

Updated: 05/05/2016 - The Zika virus is already here, but is the U.S. prepared? Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy says his perspective as a public health professional could help Americans prepare for and combat Zika.

Measles Exposure Cases Being Monitored

Posted: 05/03/2016 - Mississippi officials are monitoring four residents exposed to measles in Tennessee, due to its proximity and the illness being highly contagious.

Dementia and OTC Drugs

Posted: 04/25/2016 - A new study might have you thinking twice about taking an over-the counter sleeping pill.

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