It's not just the heat, but the humidity that adds to summer health threats.
Children are required to get several vaccines before they're allowed in school. The health department is trying to make sure everyone is covered.
Mississippi is an active place for disasters. Now state agencies and non-profits are teaching seniors how to prepare for natural disasters
Coastal residents told the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights they're sick from the oil spill and need help now.
Child nutrition officials are looking to tackle obesity by making schools a healthier place to eat and learn.
It’s been a more than a year since two unwelcome guests invaded the Mississippi Gulf Coast. And still, oil and dispersant refuse to pack up their troubles and leave town.
Summertime is the perfect season for salmonella bacteria to thrive. Healthcare professionals have advice on how to keep from catching this nasty bacteria.
Thousands of Mississippians flock to Jackson for free dental care.
We've all heard of hybrid cars and bio-diesel engines, but a farm on wheels?
A low cost health care clinic has opened in a Mississippi Wal-Mart.
Mississippi veterans express concern about access to health care.
Thousands of Mississippians are hitting the water this summer, but many of those are weak swimmers or can't swim at all.
The Mississippi River flood leaves behind the perfect conditions for mold.
Mississippi is one of the most active states in the nation when it comes to lightning. What can residents do to stay safe during peak lightning season?
Kids living with the blood disorder sickle cell get a special weekend designed just for them
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