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Senator Hyde-Smith supports common-sense, patient-centered healthcare reforms to help Mississippi families afford health insurance coverage without expanding the government’s role in providing health care.  She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.

Senator Hyde-Smith appreciates the role of the state’s universities to support federal research on better prevention and treatment efforts on chronic diseases, like diabetes, that affect Mississippians disproportionally.


FDA Permits Retail Pharmacies To Distribute Abortion Pills

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FDA Permits Retail Pharmacies To Distribute Abortion Pills

By Tierin Mandelburg

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Jan. 3 that it would permit retail pharmacies to offer abortion pills in the United States. From “corner drugstores to major chains,” obtaining a pill to end the...

Senators urge investigation completion of pharmacy benefit managers

DeSoto County News

Senators urge investigation completion of pharmacy benefit managers

October 14, 2022  Bob Bakken 
 
Lawmakers seek commitment to finish probe into schemes linked to high prescription drug costs

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is part of a bipartisan effort to ensure the...

Mississippi rebuilds health earmark empire in post-Cochran era

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Mississippi rebuilds health earmark empire in post-Cochran era

The state, 34th in population, nonetheless received more than $50 million worth of health-focused earmarks in 2022

By Lauren Clason

Mississippi, the country’s poorest state and its second unhealthiest, was one of the top...

Senator Hyde-Smith Addresses At-Risk Rural Hospitals

Clarksdale Press Register

Senator Hyde-Smith Addresses At-Risk Rural Hospitals

By THE PRESS REGISTER
Wed,11/23/22-12:00PM, 247 Reads

At a hearing in the build-up to writing the nation’s agriculture production law, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith used the dire outlook of rural hospitals in Mississippi...

Opinion | Wanted: More livestock veterinarians in rural communities

Washington Post

Opinion | Wanted: More livestock veterinarians in rural communities

By Cindy Hyde-Smith

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is the former Mississippi commissioner of agriculture and commerce and serves on the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry and the Senate...

Hyde-Smith turns attention to lack of large animal vets

Oxford Eagle

Hyde-Smith turns attention to lack of large animal vets

By Jake Davis

Veterinarians for large farm animals are in short supply.

Across the nation, fewer and fewer veterinary students choose to pursue careers as large animals veterinarians each year, leading to a massive shortage of...