Cervical cancer deaths in Mississippi point to broader health problems

An illustration of the female reproductive system using paper and felt.

Shement Jones knew something wasn’t right. His back hurt. She felt pain during sex. She said she kept telling the doctor something was wrong. The doctor told her: Just wash your underwear in Dreft, Jones said, referring to a brand of detergent. A few months after her 2016 appointment, Jones, who lives in suburban Jackson, … Read more