How to Get the Most from Your Woman’s Wellness Visit

How to Get the Most from Your Woman’s Wellness Visit

By Mickie Griffith-Autry, PhD, NP-C When it comes to visits to see your woman’s healthcare provider for pre-emptive care and screenings, how often should you go, what should you expect and how can your interaction with your provider impact your care? Sociocultural studies show that women tend to place their healthcare needs second to the needs of others. To compound this trend, women face seemingly ever-changing guidelines related to insurance coverage for Read more »
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March 13, 2018
Water: the first line of defense against kidney stones

Water: the first line of defense against kidney stones

If you have ever experienced the pain associated with a kidney stone, there is almost nothing you wouldn’t do to prevent having to go through that agony again. But you might be surprised to find that the simplest (and least expensive) preventative step you can take to avoid future kidney stones is often ignored. The fact is, in spite of all the technological advances, new medications and surgical procedures, the Read more »
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March 12, 2018
The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

Watercress, an aquatic plant that is a close cousin of mustard greens, kale, cabbage and arugula, has a long and storied history. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used watercress to treat patients and deemed it so important to his practice that he located his first hospital along a stream, where he could grow a plentiful supply of the ancient green. It was a staple in the diet of the Roman Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Meatless Meals Matter

Meatless Meals Matter

There comes a time in the life of every carnivore when it is hard to argue with the propensity of evidence that trimming down our meat consumption can be a healthy choice, even if it’s just for a meal or two a week. The truth is, adding some tasty meatless meals to your breakfast, lunch or dinner rotation can benefit your physical health, your budget and the health of good Read more »
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March 12, 2018
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in the news MS Baptist Health Systems Plans Cancer Survivors Day
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JACKSON, Miss – Baptist Cancer Services invites the public to the celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day, Sunday, June 5th read more »

Northeast Jackson Welcomes New Customer-Driven Fitness Center
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Fitness Plus, located at 1424 Old Square Road, officially opened its doors to the public April 1st. According to owner, read more »

MS Urology Relocates to New Clinic, Opens State-of-the-Art Surgery Center
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JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi Urology Clinic has recently relocated its Jackson office from North State Street to The Colonnades at read more »

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