Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Foundation names 2017 Healthiest Hometowns

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Foundation names 2017 Healthiest Hometowns

In continuing its efforts to support a healthy Mississippi, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation announced four winners of the 2017 Healthy Hometown Awards Program recently at the Mississippi Municipal League Annual Conference in Biloxi. The City of Moss Point was named “Mississippi’s Healthiest Hometown,” while the cities of Meridian and Hernando and the Town of Mantachie received Healthy Hometown honors. Moss Point, which was previously a Read more »
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September 13, 2017
New Capital Orthopaedic Center under construction in Flowood

New Capital Orthopaedic Center under construction in Flowood

Benson Construction and Masonry has recently started construction on a new clinic and outpatient surgery center for Capital Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center located in Flowood, Mississippi. The new 56,000 square foot facility will include a clinic space, physical therapy area, a 4-room Ambulatory Surgical Center specializing in orthopedic procedures, an imaging center, as well as accounting and administrative offices. Benson Construction, which specializes in healthcare facility construction and is well Read more »
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September 13, 2017
LeFleur Museum District to Host the 2017 MS Science Fest in September

LeFleur Museum District to Host the 2017 MS Science Fest in September

JACKSON, Miss. – The 2017 Mississippi Science Fest presented by C Spire is slated for September 22 -23 in Jackson’s LeFleur Museum District. Leaders from the District’s four museums (the MS Children’s Museum, the MS Museum of Natural Science, the MS Museum of Agriculture and Forestry and the MS Sports Hall of Fame and Museum) organized the event to showcase the state’s innovative science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) industries Read more »
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September 13, 2017
Fighting the Opioid Epidemic: Physical Therapy vs. Opioid Medications

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic: Physical Therapy vs. Opioid Medications

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, and so have sales of these prescriptions. From 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people have died in the U.S. from overdose related to subscription opioids. Just as the opioid crisis didn’t occur overnight, it certainly can’t be solved overnight – it will take monumental efforts on many fronts. To reduce the Read more »
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September 13, 2017
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