Standing up to Bullies

Standing up to Bullies

By Lana Turnbull Everywhere we turn there is another news story about the rise in bullying in our schools and online. The problem has gotten so bad that last year, one-third of middle school and high school students said they were bullied. And while the increased incidence of bullying among older students 12 – 18 is more pronounced, elementary school students are certainly not immune to it. We tell our kids to Read more »
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March 11, 2019
WHY AND HOW TO… Warm Up and Cool Down

WHY AND HOW TO… Warm Up and Cool Down

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist Even if you don’t always take the time to properly warm up before a workout and cool down after you are finished, you probably know that you should. Here’s why warming up and cooling down are so important and how you can effectively prepare for and recover from your workouts in just a few minutes. Why Warm Up? The main purpose Read more »
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March 11, 2019
Exercising with Arthritis

Exercising with Arthritis

It may seem counterintuitive, but exercise is crucial for people with arthritis. The trouble is, when your joints are stiff and painful, it’s really hard to get motivated and even harder to get moving and exercise through the pain. Keeping your muscles and surrounding tissue strong is crucial to maintaining support for your bones. Not exercising weakens those supporting muscles, creating more stress on your joints. If you have arthritis, the Read more »
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March 11, 2019
Families First of MS Teams Up with MS Dept. of Human Services and Paul Lacoste Sports in New Initiative

Families First of MS Teams Up with MS Dept. of Human Services and Paul Lacoste Sports in New Initiative

JACKSON, Miss. – To support healthier lifestyles and improved health for Mississippians, Families First for Mississippi and the Mississippi Department of Human Services have teamed up with Paul Lacoste Sports to offer the Next Level Mississippi fitness program. According to Jenny Cox Holman of Families First, in this program Mississippians are given an opportunity to train for free in an atmosphere that offers motivation for creating a healthy lifestyle. Lacoste notes, Read more »
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March 11, 2019
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in the news Families First of MS Teams Up with MS Dept. of Human Services and Paul Lacoste Sports in New Initiative
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:46AM

JACKSON, Miss. – To support healthier lifestyles and improved health for Mississippians, Families First for Mississippi and the Mississippi Department read more »

Newk’s Features Thai Chicken Soup on Menu as Part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:41AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Throughout the month of March, Newk’s restaurants will have available on the menu Thai Chicken Soup, which read more »

UMMC-Anderson Collaboration Brings Specialty Pediatric Care Closer to Meridian-Area Patients
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:31AM

MERIDIAN, Miss. – Expert specialty pediatric care is closer to home for children and families in the Meridian area, thanks read more »

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