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
Newk’s Features Thai Chicken Soup on Menu as Part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign

Newk’s Features Thai Chicken Soup on Menu as Part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign

JACKSON, Miss. – Throughout the month of March, Newk’s restaurants will have available on the menu Thai Chicken Soup, which includes numerous cancer-fighting ingredients and is safe for those undergoing cancer treatment. This initiative is part of Newk’s ongoing efforts to raise funding and awareness of ovarian cancer for the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA), the world’s largest global organization dedicated to advancing ovarian cancer research. It is with great sadness Read more »
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March 11, 2019
UMMC-Anderson Collaboration Brings Specialty Pediatric Care Closer to Meridian-Area Patients

UMMC-Anderson Collaboration Brings Specialty Pediatric Care Closer to Meridian-Area Patients

MERIDIAN, Miss. – Expert specialty pediatric care is closer to home for children and families in the Meridian area, thanks to a collaborative effort between the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Anderson Regional Health System. Leaders in medicine, business and government cut the ribbon on a new Children’s of Mississippi specialty clinic adjacent to Meridian’s Anderson Regional Medical Center during a ceremony last month. Children’s of Mississippi pediatric specialists in orthopaedics, Read more »
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March 11, 2019
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