Move More and Sit Less

Move More and Sit Less

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services releases update to physical activity guidelines. For the first time in 10 years the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services has given its guidelines for physical activity a refresher, after a year and a half of systematic reviews of scientific data. While most of the 2018 guidelines published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in November remain the same, the Read more »
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January 03, 2019
Kids & Winter Fitness

Kids & Winter Fitness

  The frantic pace of the holidays is over and now it is the time the damp and chilly days of Mississippi winter set in. Gone are the long, carefree days of summer when the challenge was getting the kids to come indoors each evening. With the shorter, colder days, the hibernation factor kicks in and it’s easy for them to fall into a pattern of retreating indoors and claiming a Read more »
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January 03, 2019
St. Dominic’s Provides Free Joint Replacements for Six Deserving Patients

St. Dominic’s Provides Free Joint Replacements for Six Deserving Patients

St. Dominic’s Joint Center made spirits bright for six individuals last month by providing them total joint replacements at no cost through Operation Walk USA. These life-changing surgeries restore mobility and provide pain relief for patients who otherwise may not be able to afford treatment. Orthopedic surgeons Jeff Kennedy, MD, and Matthew Futvoye, MD, performed two knee and four hip replacements for six patients who either did not qualify for Read more »
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January 02, 2019
UMMC Offers Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs

UMMC Offers Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs

JACKSON, Miss.– Community programs to help residents increase wellness and cope with insomnia, anxiety and stress will be offered beginning in January at the Behavioral Health Specialty Clinic in the Jackson Medical Mall. The clinic is staffed by faculty in UMMC’s Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. A physician’s referral is required. The programs include: Cognitive behavioral therapy for management of anxiety disorders will be offered Mondays at 11 a.m. during February, Read more »
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January 02, 2019
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in the news UMMC Named Baby-Friendly Birth Facility
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 4:00AM

JACKSON, Miss. – University Medical Center was recently awarded the designation of Baby Friendly Birth Facility by Baby-Friendly USA, the read more »

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 »

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