November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month This year’s National Diabetes Month focus is promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. Mothers who’ve had gestational diabetes need to know that they and their children have an increased lifelong risk for developing type 2 diabetes. If you’ve had gestational diabetes – 1. Get tested for type 2 diabetes within 12 weeks after your baby is born. If Read more »
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November 10, 2018
Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS

Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS

Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS JACKSON, Miss. – Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new screening guidelines, making a qualified recommendation that routine colon cancer screening begin at age 45 years (instead of the previous age of 50). While the incidence of colorectal cancer has declined steadily over the past 2 decades in people aged 55 and older, there has been a 51% increase in Read more »
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Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track

Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track

Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track JACKSON, Miss. – the Pediatric Emergency Department at Batson Children’s Hospital recently opened the new Pediatric Fast Track, designed to pair low-acuity patients with the care they need in the shortest amount of time. The new service is available from 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday and noon to midnight on weekends. According to Dr. Benjamin Dillard, chief of pediatric emergency medicine Read more »
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November 10, 2018
Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program

Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program

Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi looks to help Mississippians caught in the cycle of addiction by providing educational and recovery resources to help them avoid devastating drug overdoses, so prevalent in Mississippi. Through its Adult Addiction Education Program Families First helps those suffering from addiction begin the process of healing and recovery, along with their family members who also need access to Read more »
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November 10, 2018
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in the news Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track
Posted Sat 11/10/2018 9:42PM

Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track JACKSON, Miss. – the Pediatric Emergency Department at Batson Children’s Hospital recently read more »

Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program
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Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi looks to help Mississippians caught in the read more »

MS Science Fest Comes to the LeFleur Museum District for a Third Year
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 3:24AM

JACKSON, Miss. – In 2016, with support and assistance from The Franklin Institute, the Mississippi Children’s Museum piloted the first read more »

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