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By Shawn Rossi | Daily news & updates from the Mississippi Hospital Association

Teens don't always know what they're vaping, study says

Teenagers’ use and misuse of illicit and prescription drugs continues to remain low, a new study has found, but the growing popularity of electronic …

Final tax bill officially repeals ObamaCare mandate. Like Senate bill, doesn't take effect until 2019 https://t.co/x53fwZLIGC

North Mississippi Medical Center

North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, MS. 18,103 likes · 2,258 talking about this. North Mississippi Medical Center hospitals are located in …

North Mississippi Medical Center

Thanks to retina surgeon Heather Hancock, M.D., for presenting a free program about signs and symptoms of macular degeneration at lunchtime today. …

Senate GOP won't release draft health care bill

Senate Republicans are working to finish their draft health care bill, but have no plans to publicly release it, according to two senior Senate GOP …

U.S. Congress

We asked 8 Senate Republicans to explain what their health bill is trying to do

Senate Republicans can't answer simple and critical questions about the health care bill they're crafting in secret.<p>Some still can't say what it's trying to do — other than garner enough votes to pass the Senate — or how they believe it will improve the American health care system.<p>With the bill’s …

ObamaCare

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein warns about anonymous sources | Senate likely to miss its Obamacare repeal deadline

Senate Republicans are getting close to missing their self-imposed deadline to hold a health-care vote by the end of the month, Politico writes.<p>When …

On Health-Care Reform, George W. Bush Was Misunderestimated

Bush’s signature legislative achievement did more to rein in costs and fix our broken system than Obamacare ever could.<p>The struggles faced by …

My Parkinson’s Can’t Take Cartooning Away From Me

by Peter Dunlap-Shohl<p>Posted June 14th, 2017<p>Rise and Shine.<p>The World is Doomed.<p>The Nib, delivered to your inbox every AM.<p>Sign Up<p>More from The …

Secrecy Surrounding Senate Health Bill Raises Alarms in Both Parties

WASHINGTON — As they draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Senate Republican leaders are aiming to transform large sections of the American health care system without a single hearing on their bill and without a formal, open drafting session.<p>That has created an air of distrust and …

U.S. Congress

Track the GOP’s Health Plan One Amendment at a Time

Track the Key Changes in the GOP’s Health Plan<p>By Hannah RechtHannah Recht, Zachary TracerZachary Tracer, Mira RojanasakulMira Rojanasakul and Anna …

HCA Named a World’s Most Ethical Company for Eighth Consecutive Year - Healthcare Inspired - HCA IT&S - Healthcare Information Technology and Services

Hospital Corporation of America, a leading healthcare provider with 171 hospitals and 118 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United …

Gallery: 9 nurses who bring care and compassion to the US health system

A photographer’s lovely visual thank you to some often overlooked medical professionals.<p>“Sometimes I feel like I don’t make a difference, and it’s …

Premiums and Tax Credits Under the Affordable Care Act vs. the American Health Care Act: Interactive Maps

These maps compare county-level estimates of premiums and tax credits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2020 with what they’d receive under the …

Sleep disorders affect men and women differently

Sleep disorders affect men and women differently<p>Australian researchers found that women are more likely than men to experience severe symptoms of …

CDC reports Crypto on the rise around the country

News<p>Updated:Sunday, November 19 2017 11:59 PM EST2017-11-20 04:59:56 GMT<p>Kelly Cheatham is mourning the loss of one of his former basketball …

Rural Americans, hospitals disproportionately hurt by ACHA, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities analysis finds

There's little doubt that the American Health Care Act, passed by the House this month, would raise the number of uninsured Americans, but a new …

The Battle for Children’s Mental Health in Mississippi

Lisa Fuller, a Mississippi mother of two in Madison, stood up at the Children's Mental Health Summit at the Jackson Hilton on May 12 to explain her …

Mississippi

Don't forget to cover these 5 spots with sunscreen

Don't forget to cover these 5 spots with sunscreen<p>Many people forget to cover these 5 body parts when they hit the beach<p>Updated: 5:50 PM EDT May 17, …

She’s beaten cancer 4 times. Her body is ravaged, but she’s dauntless – and 22

Ana Marie Ortiz has been tortured most of her young life.<p>Pain is her constant companion. More than anything, the 22-year-old wants the normal life …

Happy National Nurses Week! Thank you for being on the front lines of care and for your dedication and compassion. #NursesWeek https://t.co/x4UtsG5FSe

At UMMC, we have a Heart, Soul and Passion for a healthier Mississippi! #NationalHospitalWeek #AHealthierMS https://t.co/W5TuL98AYS

Cancer Support Resources

(601) 200-3110<p>St. Dominic Behavioral Health Associates are dedicated to helping reduce the impact that personal and emotional problems have on a …

Longtime Grenada nurse reflects on lifetime of nursing

Media Contact: Ruth Cummins at 601-984-1104 or ricummins@umc.edu.<p>Martha Cooley's nursing career began at the Grenada hospital, three years after she …

St. Dominic Health Services

Inspired by the teachings of Jesus Christ and the witness of our founding Dominican Sisters, we provide compassionate care and hope as a healing …

UNACARE Mobile Clinic to take health care directly to Midtown patients

Media Contact: Amanda Markow at 601-984-4878 or amarkow@umc.edu.<p>For years, the UNACARE Health Clinic in the Jackson Midtown community had been the …

Health Care

Mental Illness: Behind Bars and Beyond

Locking up people suffering from mental illnesses is an endless, fruitless cycle—unless a person can access the services and (in some cases) …

Mississippi

Nursing Careers | St. Dominic Hospital

At St. Dominic’s, our faith-based healing mission is at the core of how we care for our patients. The legacy of service and compassion that came from …

Nurses at St. Dominic's have collected toiletries for over a month. These toiletry items were presented to Sister Trinita today. #NursesWeek https://t.co/Cg3DXYEMa0