Health in Pontotoc, MS

Northeast Mississippi health professionals and hospitals were recognized at the 5th annual Spero Awards hosted by the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency.

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TUPELO – Billy Pender and Justin Pender of Nettleton have been named Caregivers of the Year by North Mississippi Medical Center Home Health for care provided to their wife and

Pam White of Aberdeen has been named as Chief Nursing Officer at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point
White fills the vacancy left by Emily Edwards, who became director of nursing support for North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo in March
White comes to West Point from Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory, where she had been serving as director of the Women's Center. She previously served as director of…

Registration is now under way for Camp Sugarhouse Rock, a day camp for children ages 6-12 with type 1 diabetes.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi (BCBSMS) is proud to announce the addition of North Mississippi Health Services (NMHS) to its Telemedicine Network. NMHS joins St. Dominic Hospital in participating in the BCBSMS Telemedicine Network that is designed to enhance care delivery models with telehealth services.

TUPELO – Blue, green and white balloons carried prayers of gratitude for organ and tissue donors into the gray sky over North Mississippi Medical Center on Friday morning.

Approximately 9 million people in the U.S. are at high risk for lung cancer and more than 15,000 lives could be saved if only half of them were screened. “Sa...

TUPELO – Five month-old Zaiden Banks had North Mississippi Medical Center’s new pediatric unit all to himself for a couple of hours.

Barry Keel, right, administrator at NMMC-West Point, presents the Employee of the Quarter award to Teresa Virges McMillian, lead MRI technologist. Photo by: Courtesy photo
The staff of North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point has selected Teresa Virges McMillian, lead MRI technologist, as the most recent Employee of the Quarter. McMillian joined the NMMC staff in 1999 and initially worked at both the West Point and Tupelo…

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative brain disorder that progresses slowly in most people.

It’s the news no one wants to hear – “I’m sorry; you have breast cancer.”

Itawamba County is set to celebrate triumph over breast cancer for the 20th year running, next Tuesday.

HOUSTON – In the two years since Franklin Corp. started a population health program, the furniture maker’s employees have seen their numbers go down in the best way.

TUPELO – For the first time since the event was introduced three years ago, members of the general public were invited to attend the “Imagine the Possibilities” career expo on

TUPELO – North Mississippi Medical Center staff and volunteers celebrated the healing power of faith Wednesday as they dedicated the renovated chapel at the Tupelo hospital.

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TUPELO – Instead of lounging by the pool or pulling Netflix marathons, Julie Lyles of Saltillo and Sarah Wilbanks of Mantachie have invested a chunk of their summer in serving

Nutrition can play a major role in tolerating cancer treatment, when the desire to eat and drink can be decreased.

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North Mississippi Medical Center commemorated National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 24-30
The week is a time to honor the approximately 300,000 laboratory professionals across the nation, including those at NMMC-Eupora
These professionals perform and interpret laboratory tests that save lives and keep people healthy. These professionals can be found in hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics, research facilities, blood banks, public health centers, the Armed Forces, universities…

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TUPELO – A national advocate will share her daughter’s story with teens, parents and professionals Sunday to shine a light on cyberbullying and suicide.

Camp Breathe Ezzzze is sponsored by North Mississippi Medical Center with assistance from the American Lung Association of Mississippi,

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Deciding what to eat and sticking to a plan can be challenging when living with diabetes.

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North Mississippi Medical Center has opened a dedicated patient unit located on the hospital’s third floor.

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