Between 1.1 million and 1.9 million children and teens have a concussion every year. It’s a common injury and one that needs to be taken seriously. There have been strict rules on what kids can and can’t do after they have a concussion.
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) confirmed on Monday, Nov. 18 the first death linked to a vaping-associated lung injury, or EVALI, in the state. LDH was unable to provide specifics about the deceased individual due to privacy concerns.
They are called blade runners, elite athletes who are among the fastest in the world. The fastest running with only one or even no legs and they are among the first to break records with a new generation of prosthetics.
Southern Miss will “Serve Up A Cure” on Thursday.The volleyball team is raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society all week-long, culminating in Thursday’s match against Florida International at 6 p.m.
Oncologists at Phoenix Children’s Hospital say nausea and vomiting disturbs families most when their kids are getting chemo. After one particularly distressing instance, a doctor reached out to the technology department, teaming up to get the right anti-nausea drugs to kids.
Most of the 70 students at a special school in Irvine, California have ADHD, autism, or anxiety issues. The school’s curriculum is based on mounds of research from the NIH and the University of California.
The Centers for Disease Control estimates a third of American adults are obese, and another third are considered overweight. Now, a new study from the University of Washington may shed some light on why it’s so hard to lose weight.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public about a recall of one lot of Alprazolam Tablets. The medication is being recalled due to the potential presence of a foreign substance.
Most people struggling with osteoarthritis in their hips and knees are able to manage the condition with weight loss, medication, cortisone injections and physical therapy. But if those options aren’t working, how do you decide if … and when … replacement is the right move for you?
Veterans from Marion County and other parts of South Mississippi met representatives from the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson Tuesday night, as part of an annual town hall and outreach event.
Mississippi is getting more than $19 million over the next three years to combat the ever-growing opioid crisis in America. The money will help expand access to treatment and support near real-time data on the drug overdose crisis.
The number of Salmonella cases linked to backyard poultry in Louisiana has slightly risen from 2 cases to 6 cases between June and August, states a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Across the nation, the number of cases linked to the outbreak now exceeds 1,000.