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Staying alive: $18 million grant keeps USM bio-med initiative going

September 4, 2013

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An $18 million grant renewal will ensure the University of Southern Mississippi and partner institutions can continue biomedical initiatives designed to have a lasting impact on the health Mississippians, the university said in announcing the award that brings the total received for the Biomedical Research Mission since 2001 to nearly $54 million. The funding comes […]

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Ms. House OKs vaginal probes for women seeking abortions

March 15, 2012

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The majority of Mississippi House members want to extend the reach of government into the bodies of women who seek abortions in the state. A bill passed out of the Republican-controlled House on a 78-36 vote Wednesday night requires women to undergo a vaginal ultrasound probe before receiving an abortion. No exception is made for […]

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