Month: January 2014

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version

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MSU freshman learns research ropes in flu lab

Health & Wellness Section 2014 By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications   MISSISSIPPI STATE – Lucas Ferguson is a little different from most other Mississippi State University freshmen. Ferguson, a Batesville native, got a head start on his goal to become…

Gov. Bryant partners with UMMC to launch Diabetes Telehealth Network

Health & Wellness Section 2014 Mississippi faces a growing diabetes crisis, ranking second among all states nationwide in disease prevalence with more than 373,000 adults in the state living with some form of diabetes. In an effort to address this…

Imaging partnership benefits two- and four-legged patients

Health & Wellness Section 2014 By Karen Templeton MSU College of Veterinary Medicine A special partnership focused on using imaging technology to treat brain tumors in cats and dogs shows promise for treating human patients. Researchers at Veterinary Specialty Center,…

MSU professors work with parents for healthy families

Health & Wellness Section 2014 By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications   MISSISSIPPI STATE – Getting enough sleep can significantly improve a child’s readiness for school and general well-being. Mississippi State University researchers recently took on a project at…

MSU scientists study reproduction mysteries

Health & Wellness Section 2014 By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications   MISSISSIPPI STATE — Mississippi State University scientists are working to find out why some pregnancies are successful and others are not. Jean Feugang, a research assistant professor in…

Let’s be Neighbors

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community. The first month of the year 2014 is almost gone and this reporter has had very little input to the WCJ simply because I no longer am out and about in…

Obituaries

Mrs. Mary Louise Howell North Carolina, January 21, 2014 Mrs. Mary Louise Howell, 83, a registered nurse, passed away Tuesday January 21, 2014, at the North MS Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Mrs. Howell was