As we are putting the final touches on an issue, I find myself looking back over article topics that less than two months ago were mysteries to me and now are open books. That’s not to say that writing a story about a subject makes us experts, heaven forbid. We are thankful every day for the expert insights we get from seasoned professionals in the fields of healthcare, fitness, nutrition Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Make a Year-round Impact

Make a Year-round Impact

By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions Many nonprofit organizations see a surge in charitable giving around the holidays. The spirit of giving is at its peak during that time, but what about the rest of the year? Nonprofit organizations serve their missions all year long, which is why charitable giving is so important year-round. Start by choosing a charity whose mission is close to you. When identifying a prospective Read more »
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January 16, 2018
Beyond Stretching… From Flexibility to Mobility

Beyond Stretching… From Flexibility to Mobility

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist Achieving and maintaining a high level of physical fitness is essential for good health and an active lifestyle. Regular exercise can promote weight loss, enhance wellbeing, and improve endurance, strength, and flexibility. Of these three components of fitness, flexibility is the one that often gets the least attention. Unfortunately, this can lead to limitations in movement that can interfere with activity Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Fit for Life: TEENS

Fit for Life: TEENS

Regular exercise is important to teenagers because it helps maintain their physical and mental health, and can set a pattern of positive lifestyle habits as they move toward adulthood. How much exercise do teens need? Ideally, teens should strive for at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day, and spend less time being sedentary and more time moving. Unfortunately, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Read more »
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January 15, 2018
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in the news U.S. PANEL APPROVES ANNUAL LUNG CANCER SCREENINGS FOR OLDER SMOKERS
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently approved guidelines recommending low-dose CT scans annually for older smokers. This applies to read more »

NATIONAL KICK BUTTS DAY SET FOR MARCH 19, 2014
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NEW TELEHEALTH PROGRAM ASSISTS DIABETES PATIENTS IN DELTA
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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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