Archive | May 6th, 2014

10 years after tort reform, many have praise some have disdain

May 6, 2014

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A May 14 conference at the Jackson Convention Complex will spotlight the tenth anniversary of an overhaul of Mississippi’s civil justice system, an achievement business leaders say saved the state’s medical sector and polished the state’s image as a place to do business. What you won’t hear at the “Tort Reform: After Ten Years” seminar […]

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New procedure at UMMC repairs heart without opening children’s chests

May 6, 2014

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Moms and dads of babies born with what’s known as a “hole” in their heart usually brace themselves for open-heart surgery, the accepted route to fixing the life-threatening defect. But a significantly less invasive procedure a University of Mississippi Medical Center pediatric cardiologist carries out in a catheterization lab is giving kids […]

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Post-storm cool snap aids strawberry growers

May 6, 2014

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While many Mississippians have been impacted by the April 28 storms, one group of farmers has profited from the weather. Unseasonably cool temperatures in the wake of historic tornado activity could be a boon for the state’s strawberry growers. “The weather over the past few days has been tough, but it’s still early in the […]

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