Back to School Eye Exams: Preschool to College

Back to School Eye Exams: Preschool to College

As a new school year approaches, last-minute visits to the family physician or pediatrician and shopping trips for clothes, shoes and school supplies are top-of-mind for parents of young children. Oftentimes, a visit to the eye doctor doesn’t make the list of priorities if no issues or concerns are apparent. So, when should you take your child to the eye doctor? According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), infants should have Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Ticks & Lyme Disease

Ticks & Lyme Disease

Mosquitoes may bite and buzz, but… TICKS STICK There’s no mistaking that annoying buzz of a mosquito circling your head, especially for almost anyone who grew up in Mississippi. The only thing worse than that infuriating hum just before they close in for a tasty meal is the stinging realization that dinner has begun and you are the main course. No doubt mosquitoes pose a number of serious health threats, including Read more »
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July 10, 2017
BATS the super-pollinators/pest exterminators that get a bad rap

BATS the super-pollinators/pest exterminators that get a bad rap

Without nature’s pollinators, we couldn’t produce enough food to feed the world’s population. It’s as plain as that. While we of the human species go about our days without much thought to what it takes for the food crops that sustain us to thrive, there is a mighty buzzing, fluttering and swooping army that is working hard to make sure that the growing process from pollination to harvest takes place Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Gumbo Love:  Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining, and Savoring the Good Life

Gumbo Love: Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining, and Savoring the Good Life

By Lucy Buffett In Gumbo Love, Lucy “LuLu” Buffett, a native of Mobile and successful restaurateur now living in Gulf Shores, shares her belief in the awesome power of gumbo with recipes from all over the Gulf Coast incorporating the influences of Caribbean, Cajun, Cuban, Mexican, Old Florida and Creole cuisines. It is described as “A delicious love letter to the Gulf Coast’s vibrant food culture.” Filling the 336 pages populated with Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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JACKSON, Miss. – Mississippi faces a growing diabetes crisis, ranking second among all states nationwide in disease prevalence with more read more »

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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Department of Health Office of Health Data and Research was recently awarded a $14,750 read more »

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