Celebrate a Healthy Heart This Year

Celebrate a Healthy Heart This Year

What better way to welcome the new year than with a commitment to better health? There are several risk factors for heart disease. Some can be treated or controlled, and some can’t. “The more risk factors you have, the greater the chance of developing heart disease,” says John A. Bellan, MD, PhD., Cardiologist, Baptist Heart, Jackson MS. Three risk factors for heart disease are beyond our control: age, gender, and heredity. However, Read more »
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January 06, 2016
Plagued by Shoulder Pain?

Plagued by Shoulder Pain?

Find the source of your pain and get back in the game. The shoulder joint is a complex combination of bones, muscles, tendons and tissue that is capable of a wide range of motion. When it is working properly, it allows us to raise our hand in class, brush our hair, put on a coat, reach an item on the top shelf at the market, give a hug and many Read more »
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January 06, 2016
MISSISSIPPI HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE

MISSISSIPPI HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE

Improving Stroke Care through Collaboration and Education Keith Jones, MD, MSDH Stroke Rules & Regs Committee Chair; Rebecca Sugg, MD, MSDH Stroke Advisory Committee Chair; Ruth Fredericks, MD, MSDH Stroke PI Committee Chair; Dee Howard, RN-BSN, MHCA Executive Director; Heather Muzzi, MPA, MSDH Director of Acute Care Systems; Angie Carter, MHCA Administrative Assistant; Not pictured: Harper Stone, MD, Mississippi Healthcare Alliance President When the MS State Department of Health (MSDH) approved the Read more »
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January 06, 2016
Traditional Southern Blue-Plate Special Packs a Powerful Nutritional Punch

Traditional Southern Blue-Plate Special Packs a Powerful Nutritional Punch

If you grew up in the South, you can’t get through New Year’s Day without starting your year off right with the traditional black-eyed peas, turnip greens and cornbread for good luck. The peas were supposed to signify “jingling money,” the greens “folding money” and some say the cornbread was the “gold.” In my family, baked sweet potatoes typically rounded out the plate. I’m not sure what their significance was Read more »
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January 05, 2016
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