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March 19, 2012

Mississippi is looking to improve the health of its residents, starting with the disease that claims more lives than cancer, traffic injuries, suicides and AIDS combined.

 

Mississippi is looking to improve the health of its residents, starting with the disease that claims more lives than cancer, traffic injuries, suicides and AIDS combined.

Recently, the state has been attempting to reduce the increasing number of heart-disease related deaths and the Mississippi Healthcare Alliance (MHCA) and the Mississippi State Department of Health are spearheading that goal. Together, the groups have implemented a plan of action called the ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, or STEMI.