Sensible Snack Strategies to Avoid the Post-workout Pig-out

Sensible Snack Strategies to Avoid the Post-workout Pig-out

Whether you’re training for your next 5K, rocking a spin class or just increasing the pace of your morning power walk, exercise takes fuel. After a particularly strenuous session, you crave a “pick-me-up” to replace what you’ve burned working out. But let’s face it, it’s all too easy to justify a calorie-packed post-exercise snack as a reward for putting in the hard work. So make sure that the snack you Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Crib and Toddler Mattress Recalled for Failing to Meet Flammability Standards

Crib and Toddler Mattress Recalled for Failing to Meet Flammability Standards

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has ordered a recall of more than 23,400 Dream On Me spring and foam mattresses for cribs and toddler beds, because they don’t meet federal flammability standards and pose a fire hazard. The recall includes 10 models of crib and toddler mattresses in a variety of colors and patterns. The affected mattresses were sold on Amazon.com, Kohls.com, ToysRUs.com, Walmart.com, and Wayfair.com from January 2016 through Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Families First to Host Healthy Teens for a Better MS Rally on MS Gulf Coast

Families First to Host Healthy Teens for a Better MS Rally on MS Gulf Coast

BILOXI, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi is expanding Governor Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative throughout the State to include educational and innovative programs on healthy choices to engage teens. On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018, Families First for Mississippi will host a state-wide Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi Rally at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center- Hall 4. Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the Read more »
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January 15, 2018
High Blood Pressure Redefined for First time in 14 Years

High Blood Pressure Redefined for First time in 14 Years

ANAHEIM, Cal. – In the first update to comprehensive U.S. guidelines on blood pressure detection and treatment since 2003, high blood pressure is now defined as readings of 130 mm Hg and higher for the systolic blood pressure measurement or readings of 80 and higher for the diastolic measurement. That is a change from the old definition of 140/90 and higher, reflecting complications that can occur at those lower numbers. The Read more »
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January 15, 2018
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in the news FDA ASKS DOCS TO LIMIT ACETAMINOPHEN IN PRESCRIPTION MEDS
Posted Wed 03/19/2014 2:47PM

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking healthcare professionals to stop prescribing combination prescription pain relievers that contain read more »

MISSISSIPPI STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RECEIVES GRANT TO REDUCE MATERNAL TOBACCO USE
Posted Wed 03/19/2014 2:44PM

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

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 »

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