St. D Adds New System to Help Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair

St. D Adds New System to Help Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair

JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital recently acquired the DigniCap Scalp Cooling System to minimize hair loss from chemo-therapy. Positive results from the multi-center FDA clinical trial, published in February 2017 by The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), indicate that seven out of ten patients using the DigniCap® system kept at least 50% of their hair. FDA-cleared since 2015, the DigniCap® Scalp Cooling System minimizes hair loss from certain Read more »
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May 18, 2019
Weight Loss After Menopause: Why is it so hard?

Weight Loss After Menopause: Why is it so hard?

Around the time you hit your mid- to late-forties you probably started noticing something different about your body. Even when you maintain your same diet and exercise routine, there’s a gradual uptick on the scales, and your best attempts to keep your weight in check just don’t seem to work the way they once did. What’s even worse, all the weight you put on seems to go straight to your Read more »
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May 18, 2019
When it is more than the “baby blues”

When it is more than the “baby blues”

It’s not unusual for new moms to find themselves in of whirlwind of emotions after giving birth – experiencing everything from excitement and joy, to fear and anxiety. In fact, most women experience a brief period of mood swings, crying spells, anxiety and sleeplessness, often referred to as “baby blues,” for a few days post delivery, beginning within the first two or three days after birth and lasting up to Read more »
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May 18, 2019
New Cholesterol  Management Guidelines: A more personalized approach to risk assessment and treatment

New Cholesterol Management Guidelines: A more personalized approach to risk assessment and treatment

Late last year, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new cholesterol guidelines that include recommendations for more personalized risk assessments and new cholesterol-lowering drug options for people at the highest risk for cardiovascular disease. According to AHA President Ivor Benjamin, M.D., the updated guidelines reinforce the importance of healthy living, lifestyle modification and prevention. They build on the 2013 cholesterol recommendations to focus on identifying Read more »
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May 18, 2019
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in the news 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 »

Providing Wheelchair Van Service in 3 Central MS Counties
Posted Thu 09/14/2017 10:31AM

JACKSON, Miss. – For many wheelchair users, getting out and about is a major problem. The solution? A transportation service read more »

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