It’s quite common for someone to suffer a minor burn when cooking dinner or lighting a cigarette or cigar. We either aren’t paying attention to what we touch or we just make a mistake and hold the flame too close when lighting. These burns are very superficial, don’t do a lot of damage to your…

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When the summer months roll around many companies capitalize on the nice weather to make as much money as possible. Companies in the construction, agriculture, landscaping, and shore resorts rely on the sunshine and lack of precipitation to make enough money so they can survive the fall and winter months. However, the employees in these…

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Northwestern has been testing all pregnant women who enter their facility for COVID-19 since April; however, a study conducted by doctors at the hospital have found evidence of placenta damage in women who tested positive for the virus. The placenta helps to provide the fetus with food and then remove waste, making it an important…

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Rural hospitals are in a crisis throughout the United States, and Mississippi is no exception. However, Mississippi faces a greater risk than any other state when it comes to hospital closings. This is because Mississippi is the most underserved state in the country, medically – and things are about to get much worse. Consulting firm…

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There’s nothing quite like the open road. However, the open roads across the country have become increasingly dangerous during the pandemic lockdown. Mississippi is no exception. With fewer vehicles on the roads due to stay-at-home orders, employment layoffs, and other reasons, law enforcement agencies have been reporting an increase in excessive speeding. WAPT spoke with…

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Multiple studies have been conducted across the globe of pregnant women and those who have given birth during the Coronavirus pandemic. The studies have shown that the risk of transmitting the virus to the baby during childbirth is low, and that there is no direct link found between COVID-19 and birth injuries. The Nuffield Department…

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