Acupuncture vs. Opioids

Acupuncture vs. Opioids

Could a key component of traditional ancient Chinese medicine help to solve the opioid crisis? Since the mid-1990s, the opioid epidemic has resulted in the deaths of tens of thousands of Americans and created an economic burden that, according to some estimates, now totals more than $78 billion per year. Now the medical community has begun to look for alternatives to medications for reducing pain without the significant risks of addiction Read more »
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November 17, 2019
UP IN SMOKE: The Real Dangers of Vaping

UP IN SMOKE: The Real Dangers of Vaping

When e-cigarettes were introduced into the American marketplace in 2007 they were billed by the industry as a cleaner way for adults to inhale nicotine as a tobacco cessation resource. It also provided an alternative nicotine delivery method to traditional smoking in spaces where smoking was banned. Vaping, as the use of e-cigarettes is called, was hailed as safe and harmless and designed to replace burning tobacco and paper with Read more »
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November 17, 2019
Healthy Holiday Baked Goods

Healthy Holiday Baked Goods

Nothin’ says lovin’ like a gift from the oven. During the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I tend to do a lot of reflecting about how to make the holiday season more meaningful. For me it’s not about following the latest trends in holiday decorating, but more about unpacking the timeworn, often handmade ornaments and decorations. The little wooden angel with just one wing or the cypress crèche on the mantle, Read more »
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November 17, 2019
Is there a VITAMIN for holiday stress?

Is there a VITAMIN for holiday stress?

Yikes! It’s just the beginning of November and your stress level is already on the rise. You are not alone. Millions of people live in a state of constant stress, even before holiday season, so much so that for many it has become the new normal – but it really shouldn’t be. While it is inevitable that you will experience some stress from time to time, the stress defenses evolved from Read more »
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November 17, 2019
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in the news Collaborative Seeks to Strengthen College Tobacco-Free Policies
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 9:54PM

This August, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation hosted the University and College Tobacco-Free Campus Collaborative. Top read more »

Newk’s Cares Kicks off 6th Year of Promoting Ovarian Cancer Awareness
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JACKSON, Miss. – Newk's Cares, the ovarian cancer awareness movement founded by fast-casual restaurant Newk's Eatery, will observe Ovarian Cancer read more »

MS Biologist Researches Kale’s Cancer-Killing Effects
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JACKSON, Miss. – Belhaven University’s Associate Professor of Biology, Dr. Elizabeth Brandon and a team of student researchers are conducting read more »

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