A 5-year-old Mississippi girl was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center after her mother discovered a tick in her head. It turned out the girl temporarily experienced tick paralysis.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 11, 2018
A 15-year-old girl from Mississippi, diagnosed with the rare Prader-Willi Syndrome, has won the Miss Amazing crown. PWS is an incurable genetic disease that leads to insatiable hunger and chronic obesity.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2018
Up to 7,000 bodies may be buried on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and officials are seeking to exhume the bodies. The ambitious plan involves putting up a visitors center and a lab to study the bodies.
Public Health May 8, 2017
A giant tornado ravaged through Florida and Mississippi, destroying homes and leaving thousands without power. Officials said they are investigating the extent of damage.
Earth/Environment February 16, 2016
Marine resources department officials ordered the preemptive closure, of all beaches and oyster reefs along the Mississippi Gulf Coast due to red tide. The algae blooms could cause major fish kills and cause brain and stomach problems in humans.
December 14, 2015
A sinkhole tore through a parking lot of a newly built iHop restaurant this week. Fortunately, no one was hurt, but the cause for the sinkhole is still being determined by Mississippi officials.
Society November 9, 2015
There's no denying that NASA has big goals, so it's baffling to see the space agency let a $349 million test tower simply collect dust.
Space December 20, 2014
The Mississippi Tower, designed to test rocket engines, has been completed, although it will never be used. Why was it built?
December 16, 2014
The State of Obesity report suggests that obesity rate is over 20 in all the U.S. states. The obesity rate in Mississippi and West Virginia has crossed 35 percent.
Life September 5, 2014
Mississippi girl considered cured of HIV with drugs following birth shows signs virus has returned, doctors say. Failed "cure" seen as setback in search for AIDS cure.
Life July 11, 2014
A Mississippi couple says they have taken photos of a strange object flying over deer on their property. Is it a UFO?
Animals April 6, 2014
Asian grass carp could pose a significant threat to the Great Lakes by possibly pushing other species into extinction.
Earth/Environment March 12, 2014
The 2013 Gallup-Healthways State of the States obesity poll has found that Mississippi is the nation's fattest state, with 35.4 percent of its population obese.
Life March 4, 2014