Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

By Gerda Saunders Based on the “field notes” kept in her journal, Memory’s Last Breath is Gerda Saunders’ astonishing window into the life of a fiercely intellectual person, living with the reality that her brain is betraying her. She reveals a life distorted by dementia, by chronicling her daily life – with accounts of shopping episodes cut short by unintentional shoplifting, car trips derailed when she loses her way, and the Read more »
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July 10, 2017
The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

By Nina Riggs Nina Riggs, poet and great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson was just thirty-seven years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Within a year, the mother of two sons, ages seven and nine, and married sixteen years to her best friend, received the devastating news that her cancer was terminal. Riggs explores motherhood, marriage, friendship, and memory, even as she wrestles with the legacy of her great-great-great grandfather, Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Bat Loves the Night: Read and Wonder

Bat Loves the Night: Read and Wonder

By Nicola Davies and illustrated by Sarah Fox-Davies Recommended age: 4 – 6 The School Library Journal calls Bat Loves the Night “A charming and informative story about a pipistrelle bat…offers vivid descriptions of the animal’s flight, its navigational skills and the hunt for food.” A more whimsical way of putting it is that Bat Loves the Night enchants while it educates young readers about the fascinating life of bats with an Read more »
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July 10, 2017
the lessons of the lightning bug

the lessons of the lightning bug

By Lana Turnbull Some things you just have to experience for yourself to appreciate how magical they are. One of those things is the sight of fireflies (or lightning bugs, as we called them when I was growing up in the Delta) on a warm summer night. When I was little, I’d sit on the screened porch in my nightgown, watching the tiny flickers of light and begging to stay up Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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in the news ST. DOMINIC’S PARTICIPATES IN OPERATION WALK USA
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JACKSON, Miss. – During December 2013, St. Dominic’s Hospital participated in Operation Walk USA by giving five deserving patients free read more »

KING’S DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER DIABETES PROGRAM ACCREDITED BY AADE
Posted Tue 01/14/2014 2:29PM

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. – King’s Daughters Medical Center was recently named an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of read more »

DOCTORS AT UMMC COMPLETE STATE’S FIRST PANCREAS TRANSPLANT
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JACKSON, Miss. – Building on the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s record of firsts, last month (December 2013), surgeons transplanted read more »

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