Sometimes an issue of Well-Being takes on a life of its own. When we are finalizing editorial content a pattern emerges that we never planned, but that somehow finds its way into the pages. This issue, we had already confirmed that Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi’s Health & Wellness Team would be contributing an article “Living Healthy with Diabetes,” in recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month (November), when Read more »
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November 15, 2017

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Two-dozen years ago this September, ovarian cancer took one of my best friends. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t think about her and wonder what she would say about this or that. I think about how nice it would be just to pick up the phone and hear her voice, telling me I need to take better care of myself, or encouraging Read more »
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September 14, 2017
Sometimes healing the body is not enough.

Sometimes healing the body is not enough.

The Adolescent and Young Adult Health Clinic and EversCare Clinic are working together to identify social, economic and environmental factors underlying children health problems and connect families to the resources they need. “What did you have for dinner last night?” a University of Mississippi Medical Center physician asked a young patient. “Last night, it wasn’t my turn to have dinner,” she replied. Heart-breaking answers like this are why adolescent medicine physicians at Read more »
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September 14, 2017
let the music move you.

let the music move you.

Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist There are many ergogenic aids that athletes use to improve exercise performance. These include nutrients like carbohydrates, drugs including caffeine and steroids, and invasive techniques like blood doping. Many of these performance-enhancing substances are illegal, banned, or dangerous, so ergogenic aids often have a negative connotation. And, while many of these aids may work for highly trained athletes who have already maximized Read more »
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September 14, 2017
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