Preparing Teens for the Workplace

Preparing Teens for the Workplace

One of life’s important rights of passage is getting the first job. Besides giving teens a chance to make a little extra spending money, getting a job means functioning outside the protective bubble of family, friends, educators and coaches. It may be the first glimpse into what can be a harsh reality of working with the public. It can also be an excellent opportunity to learn important life skills that Read more »
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July 07, 2019
Planning a Star-Spangled Celebration?

Planning a Star-Spangled Celebration?

Keep your focus on safety and prevent fireworks-related eye injuries. Independence Day celebrations are an American tradition. After all, what’s more American than family cookouts and fireworks to ring in the 4th of July holiday? But along with the fun and pageantry of the celebration come dangerous risks if safety isn’t top of mind when it’s time to light up the sky with the star-spangled brilliance of fireworks. Nearly 10,000 injuries each Read more »
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July 07, 2019
Seniors and Extreme Heat: A Dangerous Combination

Seniors and Extreme Heat: A Dangerous Combination

As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significantly greater risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the summer months. Hyperthermia can include heat stroke, heat edema (swelling in your ankles and feet when you get hot), heat syncope (sudden dizziness after exercising in the heat), heat cramps, and heat exhaustion. Each year nearly 600 Americans die Read more »
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July 07, 2019
The Healing Garden

The Healing Garden

According to the American Psychological Association’s most recent “Stress in America” survey, released in October of 2018, every age group studied, from Gen Zers to Baby Boomers reported feeling more stressed out and anxious than ever before. Stress is everywhere – at work, at home, on TV, at school, in social situations. We are also busier than ever before, and the more we try to pack into every 24 hours, Read more »
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July 07, 2019
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in the news Families First of MS Teams Up with MS Dept. of Human Services and Paul Lacoste Sports in New Initiative
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:46AM

JACKSON, Miss. – To support healthier lifestyles and improved health for Mississippians, Families First for Mississippi and the Mississippi Department read more »

Newk’s Features Thai Chicken Soup on Menu as Part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:41AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Throughout the month of March, Newk’s restaurants will have available on the menu Thai Chicken Soup, which read more »

UMMC-Anderson Collaboration Brings Specialty Pediatric Care Closer to Meridian-Area Patients
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:31AM

MERIDIAN, Miss. – Expert specialty pediatric care is closer to home for children and families in the Meridian area, thanks read more »

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