“This Year I Will”

“This Year I Will”

The Governor's Healthy Teens For A Better MS Council is made up of 42 high school students from across the state of Mississippi. Council members advocate for and educate their peers about making healthy decisions in their schools and communities. January is a time of year to focus on new beginnings and set goals. This January, the Council will introduce a new social media campaign that incorporates, “This Year I Read more »
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January 02, 2019
the chilling pain of Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

the chilling pain of Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

You reach to tuck away a bag in an overhead compartment or to retrieve a book from a high shelf and suddenly you experience sharp pain. Before long any movement of your shoulder causes pain and you start losing range of motion. Eventually pain may subside, but you’re left with a shoulder that doesn’t want to work. What you may be experiencing is frozen shoulder syndrome. Here’s what you should Read more »
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January 02, 2019
Game-changing Medications for Migraine Prevention

Game-changing Medications for Migraine Prevention

Around 39 million Americans experience migraine headaches, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. If you’re one of these people, you know the sometimes debilitating symptoms they can cause and the toll they take on your quality of life. May 17, 2018 marked a breakthrough in migraine prevention therapy when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Aimovig (erenumab). Since its release over 120,000 patients have been prescribed Aimovig in the U.S. Well-Being Read more »
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January 02, 2019
Diet & Depression

Diet & Depression

After the holidays when the dreary days and nights of winter set in, it’s easy to feel a little down in the dumps. The anticipation of holiday events and the chance to be with friends and family has passed and often our expectations for the season didn’t match the reality. Now it’s time to get back to the routine. So what do we do when “winter blues” strike? We eat. Read more »
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January 02, 2019
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in the news Families First to Host Healthy Teens for a Better MS Rally on MS Gulf Coast
Posted Mon 01/15/2018 3:28AM

BILOXI, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi is expanding Governor Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative throughout the read more »

High Blood Pressure Redefined for First time in 14 Years
Posted Mon 01/15/2018 3:21AM

ANAHEIM, Cal. – In the first update to comprehensive U.S. guidelines on blood pressure detection and treatment since 2003, high read more »

Construction Begins on Pediatrics Tower at UMMC
Posted Mon 01/15/2018 3:18AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Confetti rained down and cheers went up in December as patients joined leaders in medicine and government read more »

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