MS Book Festival  Expands Children and Family Activities

MS Book Festival Expands Children and Family Activities

The Mississippi Book Festival, an annual event which attracts more than 150 authors and thousands of fans each summer, plans to boost its family appeal to ensure young readers have just as much fun as the adults. The free, daylong festival is Aug. 17 at the State Capitol, its grounds and neighboring Galloway United Methodist Church. Lively exchanges, insights and fun are hallmarks of this popular festival that toasts the state’s Read more »
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July 08, 2019
The Orchard Retirement  Community Expands Memory Care Facilities

The Orchard Retirement Community Expands Memory Care Facilities

RIDGELAND, Miss. – The Orchard, a premier continuing care retirement community located in Ridgeland, recently announced plans to construct a new 40-unit memory care facility as a part of a $37.5 million investment and expansion program financed by SunTrust Banks. The funding also will allow The Orchard to refresh existing community spaces with cosmetic upgrades. Replacing the existing 13-unit facility, the new development will significantly enhance the community’s ability to Read more »
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July 08, 2019
FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Regulations

FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Regulations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products in the United States. This significant action is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approved applications up to date with the latest science to better ensure consumers have access to safe and effective preventative sun care options. Among its provisions, the proposal addresses Read more »
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July 08, 2019
Is your teen protected from meningitis?

Is your teen protected from meningitis?

Since your baby’s birth, you have faithfully followed vaccine recommendations for everything from the HepB vaccine to DTaP, flu shots to the MMR vaccine, HPV and everything in between. As a parent, you feel pretty good about protecting your child from preventable diseases with age appropriate vaccinations, and now as they enter their mid-teens, you can breathe a sigh of relief. Not so fast. If your teen hasn’t had the Read more »
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July 08, 2019
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Posted Mon 07/8/2019 3:34AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for read more »

Families First Support Helps Advance Mississippi Literacy
Posted Sat 05/18/2019 9:15PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for MS, along with MS Community Education Center, has partnered with the MS Community College read more »

UMMC Offers Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings for Uninsured/ Underserved Women
Posted Sat 05/18/2019 9:08PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Uninsured and underinsured women ages 21 to 64 can register now for free cervical and breast cancer read more »

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