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World Tuberculosis Day: Disease Still Very Active in Mississippi

Tuesday is World Tuberculosis Day, and data recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.) shows that the number of new tuberculosis (TB) cases in Mississippi increased 13% from 2013, which should remind Mississippians this disease is still a very present threat in the state.

Health Officials Report First Pediatric Flu Death of the Season

The Mississippi State Department of Health (M.S.D.H.) reports the first confirmed pediatric influenza death for the 2014-2015 flu season.

Love Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Hearts are synonymous with Valentine’s Day, and February is the perfect time to love your heart for American Heart Month.

H.I.V. Pre-Exposure Intervention Call Center Now Available in MS

Friday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (M.S.D.H.), in collaboration with the American Sexual Health Association, announces the availability of a new toll-free call center with information and referrals for those interested in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a prevention option for those at high risk of contracting H.I.V.

MS Recognized for Highest Kindergarten Vaccination Rates Nationwide

Mississippi has the highest rate of vaccination coverage for kindergarten students nationwide, according to a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.)

Students Return to Gautier High After Tuberculosis Scare

Students returned back to Gautier High School Wednesday after a student tested positive for tuberculosis, a concern for many local parents and residents.

Tuberculosis Case Confirmed in Gautier High Student

A confirmed case of tuberculosis on the Gulf Coast has many Gautier High School parents concerned for the wellbeing of their children.

Gautier High Parents Briefed on Student with Tuberculosis

Tuesday evening, parents of students at Gautier High School met with staff and state health officials after the school announced Monday that one of its students has tuberculosis.

Your P.S.H.: Take Charge of Your Personal Sexual Health

New mobile app gives you the power to protect yourself from S.T.D.s.

Ebola Hotline Activated for General Information

The 24-hour Mississippi Ebola Hotline has now been activated through funding from the Mississippi State Department of Health (M.S.D.H.)

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1/22 – Rob Knight’s “Gray/Gloomy” Friday Afternoon Forecast

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Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron dies

 Baseball great Hank Aaron has died at the age of 86.