Crib and Toddler Mattress Recalled for Failing to Meet Flammability Standards

Crib and Toddler Mattress Recalled for Failing to Meet Flammability Standards

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has ordered a recall of more than 23,400 Dream On Me spring and foam mattresses for cribs and toddler beds, because they don’t meet federal flammability standards and pose a fire hazard. The recall includes 10 models of crib and toddler mattresses in a variety of colors and patterns. The affected mattresses were sold on Amazon.com, Kohls.com, ToysRUs.com, Walmart.com, and Wayfair.com from January 2016 through Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Families First to Host Healthy Teens for a Better MS Rally on MS Gulf Coast

Families First to Host Healthy Teens for a Better MS Rally on MS Gulf Coast

BILOXI, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi is expanding Governor Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative throughout the State to include educational and innovative programs on healthy choices to engage teens. On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018, Families First for Mississippi will host a state-wide Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi Rally at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center- Hall 4. Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the Read more »
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January 15, 2018
High Blood Pressure Redefined for First time in 14 Years

High Blood Pressure Redefined for First time in 14 Years

ANAHEIM, Cal. – In the first update to comprehensive U.S. guidelines on blood pressure detection and treatment since 2003, high blood pressure is now defined as readings of 130 mm Hg and higher for the systolic blood pressure measurement or readings of 80 and higher for the diastolic measurement. That is a change from the old definition of 140/90 and higher, reflecting complications that can occur at those lower numbers. The Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Construction Begins on Pediatrics Tower at UMMC

Construction Begins on Pediatrics Tower at UMMC

JACKSON, Miss. – Confetti rained down and cheers went up in December as patients joined leaders in medicine and government to break ground for a $180 million new pediatrics tower at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The seven-story, 340,000-square-foot tower to be built adjacent to Batson Children’s Hospital will house a state-of-the art neonatal intensive care unit with private rooms, additional pediatric intensive care unit rooms and surgical suites and Read more »
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January 15, 2018
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in the news FORREST GENERAL HOSPITAL OPENS NEW ORTHOPEDIC FACILITY
Posted Mon 11/12/2012 12:33PM

HATTIESBURG, Miss – Forrest General Hospital recently celebrated the grand opening of The Orthopedic Institute. This new, centralized facility provides read more »

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY HOLDS 37TH ANNUAL GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT
Posted Mon 11/12/2012 12:32PM

The American Cancer Society is marking the 37th Great American Smokeout on November 15 by encouraging smokers to use the read more »

FLU VACCINES AVAILABLE AT MISSISSIPPI DEPT. OF HEALTH COUNTY CLINICS
Posted Mon 11/12/2012 12:31PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Seasonal flu shots are now available at all Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) county clinics. The read more »

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