Living Healthy with Diabetes

Living Healthy with Diabetes

Contributed by: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi’s Health & Wellness Team If you have diabetes, it’s important to know you can live a healthy, active lifestyle when you practice good health habits. You can manage your diabetes by eating a healthy carbohydrate-controlled diet along with regular exercise and by having a relationship with your primary care provider. What you should know about diabetes Insulin is produced by the pancreas and Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Whether to take some form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after menopause to mitigate unpleasant symptoms has been a subject of discussion and controversy for women for decades. Experts have argued the health benefits and risks with hypotheses that have vacillated from “nothing short of a miracle” to “posing grave danger of increased risks of heart disease, stroke and breast cancer.” Throughout this confusion, women have faced the difficult decision Read more »
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November 16, 2017
THE MIRACLE of eSight Glasses

THE MIRACLE of eSight Glasses

After years of trial and error a vision enhancement solution has been developed that represents a technological breakthrough like nothing we have seen before. With the development of eSight wearable electronic glasses, people who are legally blind can experience the miracle of sight. The eSight device is hands-free, provides instant sight, enables mobility, and offers an all-in-one solution that can replace the many single-task devices on the market today. According to Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND

Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND

A Vision of Independence and Self-Reliance In 1942 Mississippi Industries for the Blind (MIB) was established to employ and train individuals with visual impairments, and in doing so provide opportunities for financial independence and overall self-sufficiency. The need for organizations providing employment opportunities for people who are blind is real and serious. Currently, approximately 70% of working age people who are blind are unemployed. For over seventy-five years, MIB has been the Read more »
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November 15, 2017
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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Community Education Center; in partnership with New Learning Resources School District: New Summit School and read more »

NEW TECHNOLOGY IMPROVES DIAGNOSIS OF HEARING LOSS
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GREENWOOD, Miss. – Greenwood Leflore Hospital recently acquired new technology to diagnose hearing problems. The device, known as an Otogram, read more »

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Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great read more »

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