Editorial Roundup – 04/29/15

Concerns over Kemper Mine By Wyatt Emmerich Last week the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) purchased a natural gas electricity plant in Ackerman, just an hour’s drive from the $7 billion Kemper power plant. The Ackerman gas plant, which sold for…

NMMC partner in Transitions Program

From NMMC Care transitions occur when a patient moves from one health care provider or setting to another. Nationwide, nearly one in five Medicare patients discharged from a hospital are readmitted within 30 days, at a cost of over $26…

Bryant signs autism insurance bill

From Press & Staff Reports Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 885 into law on March 26 at the state Capitol. The measure requires insurance plans to provide coverage for autism treatment, including Applied Behavior Analysis therapy. ABA therapy is…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/29/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently I came upon the word cynosure, pronounced “SIGH-nuh-sure” or “SIN-uh-sure.” This noun means something that gets attention because of its brilliance and interest. Something that provides guidance or direction…