Getting FITT? Get Your Zzzs

Getting FITT? Get Your Zzzs

Why sleep is a critical part of your fitness regimen By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Associate Professor If you are serious about exercise, you take steps to maximize your workouts in order to achieve optimal training adaptations, including improved endurance, muscle mass, and muscular strength. Obviously, what you do for exercise matters. Following the FITT principle allows you to tailor your workouts by modifying the number Read more »
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May 06, 2018
Cycling for Hope

Cycling for Hope

Photos by Robert Laspee On April 4th following a prayer to kick off the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a group of 12 riders, left the parking lot of the Lorraine Motel where Dr. King was shot (now home of the National Civil Rights Museum), in Memphis. They began a 3-day journey through the Mississippi Delta that would culminate at the Mississippi Read more »
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May 06, 2018
MSMOC to Host 2018 Sports Screenings

MSMOC to Host 2018 Sports Screenings

JACKSON, Miss. – On Saturday, May 12 Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center will hold FREE Sports Screenings at the Trade Mart in Downtown Jackson for the 19th year. Since 1989, MSMOC has evaluated 132,000 student athletes. Students convene from the Delta, Grenada, Jackson, Morton, Magee, McComb, Natchez, Vicksburg and other areas. An average of 97% of students pass evaluation. Of the 3% of students who are deemed not eligible to Read more »
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May 06, 2018
St. Dominic’s and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Announce Telehealth Partnership

St. Dominic’s and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Announce Telehealth Partnership

Flowood, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi (BCBSMS) announce their partnership to deliver telehealth services. St. Dominic’s telehealth services are currently focused on neurology and cardiology specialty care as well as emergency stroke care. The telehealth collaboration supports local access to high quality specialty care for Blue Cross and Blue Shield members in their own communities. As a continuation of services post-discharge from the Read more »
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May 06, 2018
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Healthy Vision Month (HVM) was established by the National Eye Institute in May of 2003 to call attention to the read more »

FORREST GENERAL WELCOMES FIRST CLASS OF PHYSICIANS TO FAMILY MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Forrest General Hospital recently announced the first class of graduate physicians for its NEW Family Medicine Residency read more »

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