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Adam Morris will run his sixth Komen North Mississippi Race for the Cure on Saturday in Tupelo. He began running the fundraiser in honor of his aunt and his grandmother, who both battled breast cancer.

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – When Race for the Cure participants run the streets of Tupelo on Saturday morning, it won’t be hard to spot Adam Morris. He’ll be the one sporting a hot pink mohawk and matching dress. Morris, 31, will be running his sixth Race for the Cure, and this will […]

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Harold Turrentine, who hosts a radio talk show at WKIU 95.1 in Tupelo, thought he had an ingrown hair, but it turned out to be breast cancer.

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – The trend in Harold Turrentine’s family has been to keep health problems a secret. “There’s no telling how many of my family members have died without mentioning cancer,” the 41-year-old Tupelo resident said. His father might’ve preferred to keep his illness to himself, but the truth came […]

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – The Autism Center of North Mississippi didn’t have to move far to make room for its growing services. The nonprofit center recently moved one door down to larger offices at the Spanish Village in Tupelo and will show off the new space with a ribbon-cutting and open […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Mildred “Ann” Hurd Walker’s retirement as director of Magnolia Regional Health Center Home Health and Hospice at the end of June brought to a close only one of her many roles in the Corinth community and beyond. The Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization showed their […]

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Every year the Sanctuary Hospice Auxiliary transforms the Tupelo Furniture Market into a holiday wonderland for Celebration Village.

By Michaela Gibson Morris Daily Journal TUPELO – Celebration Village is weaving together old favorites and new surprises for this year’s annual holiday market. Along with the sparkling Preview Party, shoppers will have a chance to open mystery boxes, visit with local authors, Mingle and Jingle or have breakfast with Santa. “We’ve got a lot […]

Asthma is a common chronic airway disease causing potentially significant disability to those affected. Asthma is the product of complex interactions between genetic susceptibilities and environmental factors, although the exact etiology is not well understood. Factors which may increase one’s likelihood for developing asthma include allergic susceptibility, presence of eczema (skin rash commonly found in […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The Memphis VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting for veterans and other stakeholders in Tupelo on Monday. The meeting will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Itawamba Community College-Belden Campus in room 509. The focus will be VA health care access and benefits provided. The meeting […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau TUPELO – A strong circle of prayer warriors and a positive attitude brought Sandra Triplett through breast cancer surgery and treatment in 2012, and she’s sharing her blessings and positive message with other friends, family and through the Sisters Network. Triplett, 48, urges other women not to delay […]

By William Moore Daily Journal PALMETTO – Dietrich Lindsey will always remember Feb. 26, 2008. That was the day the doctor walked into her room and told her she had breast cancer. “Not long ago I sat down and read through my medical records for the first time,” said Lindsey. “It said that my left […]