Families First for MS Opens Resource Center in Canton

Families First for MS Opens Resource Center in Canton

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) recently held the grand opening of the Families First Resource Center – Nissan Parkway. The mission of the Center is to stimulate employment through job readiness, support family financial stability, promote literacy, and increase graduation rates while continuing to support positive youth development, decreasing teen pregnancy rates, promoting positive father involvement, parenting education and parenting skills development. Components of the new center Read more »
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November 16, 2017
November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month

JACKSON, Miss. – During November, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi conducts an educational campaign targeting those with diabetes (approximately 373.000 in Mississippi). Materials developed by the DFM provide important guidelines to improve health and glycemic control. All hospitals, physicians’ clinics, retail pharmacies and home-health agencies receive packets of information from the DFM. National Diabetes Month may only last 30 days, but healthy living and diabetes control should be on everyone’s Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Innovative Hip and Knee Replacements Deliver Quality Outcomes and Reduced Costs

Innovative Hip and Knee Replacements Deliver Quality Outcomes and Reduced Costs

JACKSON, Miss. – Since 2015, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and its Outpatient Orthopaedic Centers of Excellence have partnered to offer total joint replacement in the ambulatory outpatient setting. This innovative care model supports clinical advancements adopted by these Network Providers and includes a value-based, episode of care payment model that places the focus on the patient and the quality of care provided. “Through the partnerships with Mississippi Sports Read more »
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November 16, 2017
UMMC Named Baby-Friendly Birth Facility

UMMC Named Baby-Friendly Birth Facility

JACKSON, Miss. – University Medical Center was recently awarded the designation of Baby Friendly Birth Facility by Baby-Friendly USA, the U.S. authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund. The initiative encourages and recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. To achieve the designation, Read more »
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November 16, 2017
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JACKSON, Miss. – With the recent addition of the Stroke System of Care at hospitals throughout the state, Mississippi is read more »

UMMC PROCEEDS WITH PLANS TO UPDATE COURTHOUSE FACILITIES
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JACKSON, Miss. – After acquiring the six Courthouse fitness centers in central Mississippi in December of 2014, University of Mississippi read more »

AHA STUDY INDICATES AN AVOCADO A DAY MAY REDUCE BAD CHOLESTEROL
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