Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

By Dr. Mike Brooks and Dr. Jon Lasser Parents often worry about raising kids in a tech-saturated world - the threats of cyber bullying, video game violence, pornography, and sexting may seem inescapable. While these dangers exist, there is a much more insidious way that technology can cause harm. Our tendency to overuse our screens is interfering with our ability to meet our basic needs. These include sleep, physical activity, and Read more »
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September 10, 2018
Kid’s Corner: Sometimes You Fly

Kid’s Corner: Sometimes You Fly

By Katherine Applegate, Illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt From Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Katherine Applegate, Sometimes You Fly is an inspiring book of encouragement that celebrates accomplishment and puts into perspective the inevitability of failures along the way. It is filled with humor and insight into the effort and sometimes disappointment behind any meaningful success in life. Sometimes You Fly, an artfully written and beautifully illustrated book is a tribute to Read more »
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September 10, 2018
In Memory of a Hero…

In Memory of a Hero…

By Lana Turnbull The word of Senator John McCain’s death was not unexpected but came entirely too soon after the McCain family had shared his decision to discontinue medical treatment. We thought there would be more time to say goodbye, more time for a nation to thank him for his remarkable and distinguished service. I guess no matter how long we might have had, it never would have been enough. When John Read more »
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September 10, 2018

One of our favorite parts of bringing Well-Being to our readers is having the chance to tout the many ways Mississippians are contributing to the advancement of health and healthcare research. Too often we just hear the negative statistics about our state and our health status but that is far from the whole story. One of Mississippi’s standouts that we are very pleased to call attention to is The MIND Read more »
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September 10, 2018
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in the news Number of Opioid Prescriptions Drops in 2017
Posted Sun 05/6/2018 7:48PM

There is a glimmer of hope with regard to the U.S. opioid crisis. In 2017, the number of prescriptions for read more »

MDH Director of Health Protection Helps in U.S. Virgin Islands Recovery
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JACKSON, Miss. – Jim Craig, Director of Health Protection for the  (MSDH), recently returned from six weeks in the U.S. read more »

National Women’s Health Week May 13-19
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During National Women's Health Week each year, millions of women are reminded to take steps to improve their health. The read more »

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