Baby Boomers Beware… Could You Have Hep C?

Baby Boomers Beware… Could You Have Hep C?

Here’s what you should know. Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting just a few weeks to a serious, lifelong chronic disease that attacks the liver. It results from infection with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person. Hepatitis C causes inflammation of the liver. Over time, that inflammation can begin Read more »
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May 16, 2017
The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

It feels like a double whammy. As we age, we are likely to experience some degree of hearing loss. And now, we are learning that hearing loss may be a factor in the risk of developing cognitive issues, even dementia. This is significant when we think about the fact that there are approximately 76 million baby boomers living in the U.S. today ranging in age from 52 – 72. As Read more »
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May 16, 2017
IT’S PEACH PICKIN’ TIME

IT’S PEACH PICKIN’ TIME

When May and June roll around, it’s time to start checking the farmers markets and produce stands for one of the South’s most prized summer orchard picks…peaches! The Mississippi Farmers Market Fresh Produce Availability Calendar shows peach season as starting in mid-May and running through the month of July, but for real, “sho’ ‘nuf” peach lovers the time when fresh, juicy peaches are around is never long enough. And there’s Read more »
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May 16, 2017
Diet and PMS

Diet and PMS

It’s not unusual for women to experience tender breasts, bloating and muscle aches a few days before they start their menstrual periods. But when these symptoms affect your body, your mood and your behavior, and become severe enough to disrupt daily life, they are called premenstrual syndrome or PMS. Symptoms may be mild or strong and vary from month to month. For many women, PMS may start as early and Read more »
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May 16, 2017
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Posted Tue 07/9/2013 8:28PM

CDC LAUNCHES NEW TRAVELER’S HEALTH WEBSITE This summer travelers have a comprehensive new on-line resource for information about keeping safe and read more »

MSDH WARNS MISSISSIPPIANS TO PROTECT THEMSELVES AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS
Posted Mon 05/13/2013 3:47AM

JACKSON, Miss. – The first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) was reported in Madison County this April, read more »

HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS UNITE TO BUILD HABITAT HOUSE
Posted Mon 05/13/2013 3:45AM

JACKSON, Miss – For the first time four Jackson area health care institutions have collaborated to build a Habitat for read more »

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