High performance at the Early Head Start program in Pearl River County is gaining the attention of local businesses. As a result, the program has received a generous donation that will help enhance classrooms in many ways.
Soup kitchens along the Coast have done what they can to feed people in need through the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple hurricanes, and with the holidays around the corner, they’re going to have even more on their plate.
The USDA says the industry has succeeded in reducing the level of salmonella contamination found in poultry plants in recent years, but that hasn’t translated into the reduction in illnesses the agency wants to see.
Michael Regan, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said it is taking a series of actions to limit pollution from a cluster of long-lasting chemicals known as PFAS that are increasingly turning up in public drinking water systems, private wells and even food.
Older adults without heart disease shouldn’t take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, an influential health guidelines group said in preliminary updated advice released Tuesday.
The Boys & Girls Club of East Biloxi now has its very own home. After being displaced 16 years ago after Hurricane Katrina, club members and city leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday to celebrate.
On Thursday and Friday, the Food and Drug Administration convenes its independent advisers for the first stage in the process of deciding whether extra doses of the two vaccines should be dispensed and, if so, who should get them and when. The final go-ahead is not expected for at least another week.