RESEARCH TO INFORM MISSISSIPPI HEALTH POLICY

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  • One tool in the box to support maternal and child health in Mississippi
    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

    By Eden Blackwell Since the early 2000’s the United States experienced a rise in the number of preventable pregnancy-related deaths as well as maternal and infant illness despite broader access to healthcare through insurance, managed care, and health educators. Mississippi … Continue reading

  • Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

    by Zach Smith The Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) provision, an often-forgotten part of the Affordable Care Act behind more well-known provisions, such as individuals being allowed access to insurance with a pre-existing condition or individuals being allowed to stay on … Continue reading

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  • Last modified: February 10, 2020

    What the research says: A recent report from the National Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine suggested that conclusive or substantial evidence exists for the use of cannabis, or marijuana, as an effective treatment for chemotherapy-induced nausea, and chronic pain. … Continue reading

  • Last modified: January 16, 2020

    Sports-related injuries are one of the most common causes of concussions in children and young adults. The prevalence and negative consequences of sports-related concussions have led the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to consider sports-related concussions a major … Continue reading

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