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
Prediabetes: Are you at risk?

Prediabetes: Are you at risk?

Prediabetes: Are you at risk? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 79 million, or 35 percent of adults in the U.S. over the age of 20, have prediabetes. It is believed that only about 7 percent know they have the condition. Are you one of them? A Wakeup Call Prediabetes is an early warning that cells in the body are failing to respond effectively to insulin and are not Read more »
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November 10, 2018
STAND UP TO CANCER: Cancer Screening Week December 3-7, 2018

STAND UP TO CANCER: Cancer Screening Week December 3-7, 2018

STAND UP TO CANCER: Cancer Screening Week December 3-7, 2018 Founded by Genentech, the American Cancer Society, Stand Up To Cancer and Rally Health, Cancer Screening Week is a public health initiative to increase awareness around the potentially lifesaving benefits of cancer screening. We can all raise awareness and help to reduce cancer mortality for some of the most common and deadly cancers in the United States. That's why each of Read more »
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November 10, 2018
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JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s transplant team set an all time record in 2016 for kidney, read more »

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Summit Connects Faith and Mental Health Communities
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JACKSON, Miss. – Last fall Belhaven University mobilized a collaborative effort among churches to address the issue of mental health read more »

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