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
Dr. Rick deShazo is back in studio for another week of Southern Remedy. He's taking your calls and emails and has an update for this particularly severe flu season.Read More
This week's program is about the flu! Who isn't talking about the flu? Influenza! What are some myths about getting the flu? What are the facts you need to know? Might you have the flu now?How do you not get the flu!?Read More
Are your children having trouble staying dry at night? Dr. Jimmy Stewart talks about bed-wetting and also urinary tract infections on this week's Southern remedy Kids & Teens.Read More
Everyone’s giving advice about the holidays on how to make them great. Is it working? To the woman who thinks that she can handle it all: are you finding yourself exhausted, irritable and frustrated? Why are you driven to do more than you can possibly do? Why do women get trapped in trying to be a “wonder woman”? Let’s talk about what is going on in your life.Read More
Dr. Rick takes calls from all over Mississippi and discusses this year's flu vaccine in this week's Southern Remedy.Read More