February is American Heart Month. So what’s the big deal?  is the No. 1 killer of men and women in the United States. American Heart Month is important because it’s a time when we are all reminded about what we can do to protect our hearts, and why heart disease prevention and care should be at the forefront of our New Year’s resolutions and our overall health goals. Heart disease is Read more »
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January 12, 2018
Rooted in Tradition

Rooted in Tradition

By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions The holidays can be filled with joy and happiness, but they can also be sad and isolating for families after life-changing events such as death, separation, deployment, or divorce. These feelings can be especially present for children. “Parents’ time is valuable and children recognize that from an early age,” said Sheree Bailey, Ph.D., Outpatient Therapist with Canopy Children’s Solutions. “When a parent spends Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Fit for Life: Kids 6 – 12

Fit for Life: Kids 6 – 12

There was a time when school age kids, 6 years old to 12 years old would have no problem getting in at least an hour of exercise and free play a day. Those were the days when the school day included morning and afternoon recesses and time after lunch to burn off some steam outside – running, jumping, skipping, playing chase, jumping rope, swinging, and climbing the jungle gym. But Read more »
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November 16, 2017
New Shingles Vaccine More Effective than Current Vaccine

New Shingles Vaccine More Effective than Current Vaccine

According to researchers at GlaxoSmithKline, a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix is far more effective to prevent the extremely painful skin rash than the vaccine that is currently on the market. It reportedly reduces the risk to adults aged 50 and older by 97.2 percent. The current vaccine Zostavax is only about 70 percent effective and its efficacy drops to below 40 percent in people 70 and older. Shingrix isn’t on Read more »
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November 16, 2017
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in the news COULD WHITE COATS BECOME A THING OF THE PAST FOR PHYSICIANS?
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In a move to reduce health care associated infections, certain attire for health care professionals, including the traditional white coat, read more »

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JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic’s has received a grant from Astra Zeneca to purchase a smart device application known as read more »

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