The Alarming Rise in Child Suicide

The Alarming Rise in Child Suicide

And What You Should Know By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions Youth suicide is on the rise. After 15 years of decline, rates took a steady increase at the turn of the 21st century. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 15,141 youth suicides (ages 5-18) in the U.S. between 1999 and 2009. Between 2010 and 2016, there were 11,939 youth suicides, Read more »
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March 12, 2018
When every second counts…

When every second counts…

Clearly marked mailbox or building numbers can save your life. By Jim Pollard, AMR Central MS Public Affairs Manager Planning a spring home or lawn improvement project? American Medical Response urges home and business owners not to forget to refurbish address numbers so that they are clearly visible from the street by day and night. “There’s safety in numbers.” With a new spin on that old saying, AMR, a leading medical transportation provider Read more »
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March 12, 2018
How “green” is your meal kit?

How “green” is your meal kit?

Prepackaged, home delivered meal kits roughly entered the U.S. market in 2012 and by 2016 our share of sales made up 40 percent of the $1 billion industry globally. That’s a lot of meal kits. But what’s not to love? You select a meal, then someone else shops for the ingredients, packages them in insulated boxes along with recipe cards that include detailed cooking and serving instructions, and ships them Read more »
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March 12, 2018
How Lovely the Ruins: Inspirational Poems and Words for Difficult Times

How Lovely the Ruins: Inspirational Poems and Words for Difficult Times

Edited by Annie Chagnot, Emi Ikkanda and Elizabeth Alexander How Lovely the Ruins celebrates the power of the written word to help mend the broken spirit and heal the broken heart. It is a timeless collection of both classic and contemporary poetry and short prose that can provide comfort, meaning and hope in difficult times and help us to gain new perspective on the world around us. The poets and writers featured Read more »
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March 12, 2018
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in the news BCBS of MS & Habitat for Humanity Dedicate New Home
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Jackson, MS – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area dedicated its third read more »

Merit Health Central Reopens Cancer Boutique
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Merit Health Central reopened its Cancer Boutique this summer, during the week of Cancer Survivor’s Day. All items are free read more »

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Determining when to start breast cancer screening and how often to be screened, continues to be a source of confusion read more »

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