Southern Remedy is Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s flagship wellness program dedicated to keeping Mississippians healthy. It consists of a weekday call in radio show, hosted by physicians from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and television news documentary programs and public affairs specials.
Vietnam veteran Dr. James Hughes shares his experiences from his service afield and in surgical hospitals with the 173D Airborne Brigade of the U.S. Army. Dr. David Walker of the Veterans Administration in Jackson joins host Dr. Rick deShazo to discuss the health issues Vietnam veterans face today as a result of their time in Vietnam and how the VA tries to help these veterans. Premiers Thursday, November 9 at 8:30 p.m. on MPB Television.Learn More
Opiate deaths are skyrocketing. Suicide deaths are higher than they have ever been. At the same time mental health services are being cut. How can we let that happen? Are addictive prescription drugs too easy to access? Dr. Susan Buttross discusses possible solutions and how to try to get a better understanding of how we got were we are. Let’s talk about what is going on in your life!Read More
This week on Southern Remedy Healthy & Fit the topic is all about worry and anxiety. Dr. Josie Bidwell welcomes, in studio, Dr. Crystal Lim, psychologist at UMMC.Read More
THE most popular episode of our Friday show returns! The doctors welcome podiatrist Dr. Stephanie Thomas. They and host Karen Brown take calls about your feet.Read More
Dr. Jimmy Stewart discusses the ins and outs of your children and their rest. How much sleep do they need each night? How does a lack of rest or inconsistent rest affect their mindset, performance in school, socially? That and much more on this week's Southern Remedy Kids & TeensRead More
Dr. Rick takes calls from Memphis to Mobile and all sorts of stops along the way between on this week's Southern Remedy.Read More