One of our favorite parts of bringing Well-Being to our readers is having the chance to tout the many ways Mississippians are contributing to the advancement of health and healthcare research. Too often we just hear the negative statistics about our state and our health status but that is far from the whole story. One of Mississippi’s standouts that we are very pleased to call attention to is The MIND Read more »
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September 10, 2018
And with a flutter of glistening wings he was gone.

And with a flutter of glistening wings he was gone.

By Lana Turnbull Last month the suicides of two high-profile celebrities, fashion designer Kate Spade and TV host and chef Anthony Bourdain rocked the news and sparked renewed conversations about suicide. At the same time the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a new report laying out the alarming rise of suicide deaths from 1999 – 2016. What we learned is that the phenomenon of suicide doesn’t discriminate. It crosses age, Read more »
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July 06, 2018
Reading on the RUN

Reading on the RUN

Listening to music while you run, walk briskly or engage in other forms of exercise can benefit your workout by affecting your mood, emotions and even cognition. In a previous issue of Well-Being, staff writer Brian Parr, ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, addressed how music enhances exercise performance in a number of ways, both psychologically and physiologically. It can make the time spent exercising seem to go by faster by Read more »
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July 06, 2018
Running Hot. The challenges of exercise in the heat.

Running Hot. The challenges of exercise in the heat.

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Associate Professor It’s that time of year again! Summer weather can make outdoor exercise especially challenging. Even if you take precautions to avoid serious heat-related injuries, exercise on a hot, humid day can adversely affect your performance. At the very least, your workout will feel harder. It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. The humidity is a huge factor. If you have Read more »
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July 06, 2018
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in the news Skilled Nursing Dedicated To Memory Care Now Offered At St. Catherine’s Village
Posted Thu 09/14/2017 10:35AM

MADISON, Miss. – St. Catherine’s Village has announced that skilled nursing dedicated to memory care now is available at the read more »

Teen Dies Trying to Use Charging Cell Phone While Bathing
Posted Thu 09/14/2017 10:33AM

This summer Madison Coe a 14-year-old Texas girl died after she was electrocuted while trying to use her cell phone read more »

Providing Wheelchair Van Service in 3 Central MS Counties
Posted Thu 09/14/2017 10:31AM

JACKSON, Miss. – For many wheelchair users, getting out and about is a major problem. The solution? A transportation service read more »

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