Posts Tagged ‘mediciane’

Lawmakers still hoping to debate Medicaid expansion

JACKSON — Mississippi lawmakers are holding onto a chance to debate Medicaid expansion in the next few weeks, even though Gov. Phil Bryant and other Republican leaders oppose growth in the program. With no debate yesterday, the Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill to keep Medicaid in business after the budget year ends June 30. Some […] [...]

Hearing set for man charged with murder after illegal buttocks implant

by Associated Press Published: September 24,2012

Tags: bench, cosmetic, court, death, deparved heart murder, fatality, health, health care, implant, judge, judicial, judiciary, medical, mediciane, murder, surgery, trial

JACKSON — A preliminary hearing is scheduled today for a Mississippi man charged with depraved-heart murder after performing an illegal buttocks implant that killed a Georgia woman. Morris Garner, who has had gender-changing surgeries and goes by the name Tracey Lynn Garner, is charged with doing the procedure in March at a house in Jackson. […] [...]

Health Assurance awarded two more state prison contracts

by Associated Press Published: June 15,2012

Tags: corrections, health, health carte, inmate, jail, medical, mediciane, prison, state agency, state government

JACKSON — Health Assurance, LLC will provide medical services at two additional state prisons. The Jackson-based company has provided health services at the Walnut Grove prison since 2002. The company and the Mississippi Department of Corrections announced additional contracts were awarded for the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near the Lost Gap community in Lauderdale County […] [...]

Property owner balks on homeless shelter project

by Associated Press Published: January 26,2012

Tags: commercial property, health, healthcare, homeless, hospitals, mediciane, property, shelter

VICKSBURG — Plans for a transitional shelter for homeless people near the former ParkView Regional Medical Center have been scrapped. But planners tell the Vicksburg Post they will look for another site. Owners of the property where the former medical complex sits “weren’t interested in making it available for it anymore,” said Tina Hayward, executive […] [...]

Budget writers looking at significant cut to Health Department funding

JACKSON — Legislative budget writers want to slash the state general fund appropriation for the state Department of Health to $20.7 million — the lowest level it has seen since 1990, when it received $20.3 million. That recommendation comes at a time when the state ranks first in the nation for adult obesity, teen birth […] [...]

ChromaDex enrolls participants for study of pTeroPure

by MBJ Staff Published: December 22,2011

Tags: colleges, health, healthcare, higher education, mediciane, research and development, universities

OXFORD — ChromaDex Corporation, an Irvine, Calif.-based natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food and beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, has completed enrollment in the first human clinical study of its proprietary pTeroPure. The purpose of the randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled study is to evaluate whether pTeroPure will […] [...]

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