Vitiligo: the mystery of vanishing skin pigment

Vitiligo: the mystery of vanishing skin pigment

Vitiligo (vit-ill-EYE-go) is a disorder that causes patches of a person’s skin to become white. This happens because cells that make the color in your skin are destroyed. Despite the fact that between 2 and 5 million people in the United States have vitiligo, most Americans who haven’t experienced it themselves or haven’t known individuals who have suffered with it, either misunderstand what it is or are completely unaware that it Read more »
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March 12, 2018
The Alarming Rise in Child Suicide

The Alarming Rise in Child Suicide

And What You Should Know By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions Youth suicide is on the rise. After 15 years of decline, rates took a steady increase at the turn of the 21st century. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 15,141 youth suicides (ages 5-18) in the U.S. between 1999 and 2009. Between 2010 and 2016, there were 11,939 youth suicides, Read more »
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March 12, 2018
When every second counts…

When every second counts…

Clearly marked mailbox or building numbers can save your life. By Jim Pollard, AMR Central MS Public Affairs Manager Planning a spring home or lawn improvement project? American Medical Response urges home and business owners not to forget to refurbish address numbers so that they are clearly visible from the street by day and night. “There’s safety in numbers.” With a new spin on that old saying, AMR, a leading medical transportation provider Read more »
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March 12, 2018
How “green” is your meal kit?

How “green” is your meal kit?

Prepackaged, home delivered meal kits roughly entered the U.S. market in 2012 and by 2016 our share of sales made up 40 percent of the $1 billion industry globally. That’s a lot of meal kits. But what’s not to love? You select a meal, then someone else shops for the ingredients, packages them in insulated boxes along with recipe cards that include detailed cooking and serving instructions, and ships them Read more »
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March 12, 2018
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