GI Associates & ACS Join Forces to Fight Colorectal Cancer

GI Associates & ACS Join Forces to Fight Colorectal Cancer

JACKSON, Miss. – March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, but GI Associates and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have been working together for months to bring awareness and encourage appropriate screening for this devastating disease that is the nation’s second most deadly cancer killer of men and women. According to Michelle Hill, Senior Manager of Community Engagement at the Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society in Jackson, she is extremely Read more »
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March 06, 2017
Simple Eye Test to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Looks Promising

Simple Eye Test to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Looks Promising

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a picture of the retina may one day help diagnose people with Alzheimer’s before they show any symptoms. A study published in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science showed that the technique could identify Alzheimer’s in mice. The procedure will be tested in humans next. Researchers at the University of Minnesota Center for Drug Design were able to identify Alzheimer’s from detailed color images of Read more »
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March 06, 2017
MAINTENANCE MATTERS when it comes to the bladder

MAINTENANCE MATTERS when it comes to the bladder

It’s time we talked about a subject that most of us want to avoid like the plague. Let’s face it, whether we want to admit it or not, bladder problems are a fact of life for millions of people – both men and women. And sadly, embarrassment about discussing them with our doctors is one of the biggest stumbling blocks standing in the way of our getting the help we Read more »
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March 06, 2017
How to protect your BONES & JOINTS

How to protect your BONES & JOINTS

You’ve heard the adage use it or lose it…when it comes to your bones and joints that old saw is about as apropos as it comes. To stay active and keep bones and joints strong and healthy, one has to keep moving. Regular exercise, a nutritious diet and maintaining a healthy weight, the basics for overall good health, are also paramount to maintaining bone and joint health and keeping active Read more »
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March 06, 2017
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in the news UMMC LAB OFFERS NEW CONCUSSION TEST FOR YOUNG ATHLETES
Posted Thu 01/10/2013 5:14PM

JACKSON, Miss – Parents with young athletes at risk for head injuries can now take advantage of a new type read more »

BAPTIST HEALTH SYSTEMS/HEALTHTEACHER PARTNER TO PROVIDE ANTI-BULLYING RESOURCES FOR MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS
Posted Mon 11/12/2012 12:35PM

JACKSON, Miss – HealthTeacher recently released the first-ever interactive, pro-social mobile game to address one of the nation’s leading issues read more »

FORREST GENERAL HOSPITAL OPENS NEW ORTHOPEDIC FACILITY
Posted Mon 11/12/2012 12:33PM

HATTIESBURG, Miss – Forrest General Hospital recently celebrated the grand opening of The Orthopedic Institute. This new, centralized facility provides read more »

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