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  • Mental illness not a driving force behind crime

    Mental illness not a driving force behind crime

    TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 10 percent of crimes committed by mentally ill people are directly linked to the symptoms of their disorders, a new study shows. "When we hear about crimes committed by people with mental illness, they tend to be big headline-making crimes, so they get stuck in people's heads," said study author Jillian Peterson, a psychology professor at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn. "The vast majority of people with mental illness a...More >>
    TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 10 percent of crimes committed by mentally ill people are directly linked to the symptoms of their disorders, a new study shows. "When we hear about crimes committed by people with mental illness, they tend to be big headline-making crimes, so they get stuck in people's heads," said study author Jillian Peterson, a psychology professor at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn. "The vast majority of people with mental illness a...More >>
  • People seek out health info when famous person dies

    People seek out health info when famous person dies

    WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...More >>
    WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...More >>
  • Google Street View now lets users go back in time

    Google Street View now lets users go back in time

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:05:21 GMT
    Google Street View now lets users see how a place has changed over the past few years.More >>
    Google Street View now lets users see how a place has changed over the past few years.More >>
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  • Southern Miss theatre students earn top honors at Kennedy Center

    Southern Miss theatre students earn top honors at Kennedy Center

    Thursday, May 2 2013 2:41 PM EDT2013-05-02 18:41:33 GMT
    University of Southern Mississippi students Stephanie Abby and Alex Piper have not stopped smiling since bringing home top honors from competition that boasted thousands of contestantsMore >>
    University of Southern Mississippi students Stephanie Abby and Alex Piper have not stopped smiling since bringing home top honors from competition that boasted thousands of contestants from institutions across the nation.More >>
  • May 10 Elementary Golf Championship at HHS

    May 10 Elementary Golf Championship at HHS

    Thursday, May 2 2013 2:10 AM EDT2013-05-02 06:10:51 GMT
    The following is a news release from the Hattiesburg School District: The First Tee Golf Champions Challenge will be held on May 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at D.I. Patrick Stadium on the HHS campus.TheMore >>
    The First Tee Golf Champions Challenge will be held on May 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at D.I. Patrick Stadium on the HHS campus.More >>
  • A couple of events at OGPL

    A couple of events at OGPL

    Thursday, May 2 2013 2:03 AM EDT2013-05-02 06:03:03 GMT
    The following is a news release from Oak Grove Public Library: First Photo: Mr. Pendergrass's recent visit to the OGPL to talk about and sign/sell copies of his recent book, "AgainstMore >>
    The following is a news release from Oak Grove Public Library: First Photo: Mr. Pendergrass's recent visit to the OGPL to talk about and sign/sell copies of his recent book, "AgainstMore >>

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