Entergy Warns of Electrical Safety Hazards Around Docks and Marinas

Entergy Warns of Electrical Safety Hazards Around Docks and Marinas

JACKSON, Miss. – As a part of its outreach and education efforts to promote electrical safety and prevent injuries and deaths, Entergy Mississippi provides the following recommendations courtesy of the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFL.org). According to Mara Hartmann, Entergy Mississippi spokesperson, most people are not aware of the dangers of electricity around docks, marinas and peers. “You should never swim near a marina or near a boat when it’s running,” Read more »
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July 06, 2018
Illnesses from Ticks, Mosquitos and Fleas Triple Since 2004

Illnesses from Ticks, Mosquitos and Fleas Triple Since 2004

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that diseases transmitted through the bites of blood-feeding ticks, mosquitoes, and fleas are a "growing public health problem" in the United States. Reported cases of what are called vector-borne diseases have more than tripled nationwide, growing from 27,388 cases reported in 2004 to a whopping 96,075 cases reported in 2016, according to the Vital Signs report published by the Read more »
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July 06, 2018
Beware the Striking Danger How to Avoid the Hazards of Summer Lightning

Beware the Striking Danger How to Avoid the Hazards of Summer Lightning

By Jim Pollard, Public Affairs Manager, American Medical Response Central Mississippi Lightning is one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena – and one of its deadliest, particularly in the Deep South. According to the National Weather Service, lightning strikes about 300 people in the U.S. each year, killing about 30. For every death, many more are injured and some are left with lifelong disabilities such as intense pain, nerve damage and depression. Beware! Read more »
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July 06, 2018
The Ups & Downs of Bipolar Disorder

The Ups & Downs of Bipolar Disorder

We all have our good days and our bad days. We even can go through periods when everything seems to be going our way, only to have setbacks that make us feel defeated. But the difference between normal highs and lows and a diagnosis of bipolar disorder is the duration and severity of mood swings and a pattern of how they play out. Bipolar disorder, sometimes known as manic-depressive illness, is Read more »
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July 05, 2018
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in the news NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH
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JACKSON, Miss. – National Diabetes Awareness Month is observed every November to draw attention to diabetes and its effects on read more »

FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE AT MS COUNTY HEALTH CLINICS
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JACKSON, Miss. – Seasonal flu shots, recommended for anyone age six months and older, are now available at all Mississippi read more »

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