Thanks to several decades of amazing efforts to promote awareness of breast cancer and bring attention to the need for continued breast cancer research, the month of October is now practically synonymous with breast cancer awareness…and its iconic symbol, the pink ribbon. For more than a decade, the incidence of breast cancer cases diagnosed each year has declined, a step in the right direction for sure. But there is one population
New hope for men with Advanced Prostate Cancer
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Here’s some of what we know about prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin

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Squash… the generous gourd that just keeps giving
Squash... the generous gourd that j...

It’s hard to find a food that is more versatile and more misunderstood than squash. You might even call it

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Cryotherapy: Hot Trend. Cool Recovery?
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Brian B. Parr, Ph.D. If you pay attention to health trends you have likely heard about whole body cryotherapy. For years

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Herbal Rx for Troubled Skin
Herbal Rx for Troubled Skin

Herbal remedies have been used for centuries to treat a wide range of conditions from minor cuts and scrapes to

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KIDS &  SCARRING: when a booboo becomes a scar
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When our children are born, our first instinct is to protect them and shield them from harm. We place them

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Get your fall garden growing…now!
Get your fall garden growing…now!

Even though our favorite summer veggies and fruits are still going strong, it’s not too early to get in gear

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in the news BCBS of MS & Habitat for Humanity Dedicate New Home
Posted Mon 09/5/2016 2:25PM

Jackson, MS – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area dedicated its third read more »

Merit Health Central Reopens Cancer Boutique
Posted Mon 09/5/2016 2:23PM

Merit Health Central reopened its Cancer Boutique this summer, during the week of Cancer Survivor’s Day. All items are free read more »

Making Sense of Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
Posted Mon 09/5/2016 2:21PM

Determining when to start breast cancer screening and how often to be screened, continues to be a source of confusion read more »

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