Summer Survival Kit

Summer Survival Kit

As the temperature rises and the days get longer, we all want to be outdoors and enjoy all the activities summer has to offer. But hot weather also brings on its own set of challenges when it comes to keeping our families safe from summertime hazards without putting a damper on the fun. Summer sports, routine exercise and family outings are all great opportunities for staying active in the great outdoors. Read more »
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May 17, 2017
St. Dominic’s Earns “A” Rating from Leapfrog Group Survey

St. Dominic’s Earns “A” Rating from Leapfrog Group Survey

Jackson, Miss. – According to the spring 2017 Leapfrog Group survey,  has earned an “A” rating for the second survey in a row. St. Dominic’s was one of 823 hospitals nationwide and 13 in Mississippi to receive an “A” rating for its commitment to reducing errors, infections and accidents that can harm patients. A 2012 Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Johns Hopkins Medicine report showed that if all Read more »
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May 17, 2017
Children’s Hospital Forges NICU-To-Home Partnership

Children’s Hospital Forges NICU-To-Home Partnership

JACKSON, Miss. – The goal of a new partnership between Children’s of Mississippi and Sta-Home, a home health agency based in Jackson, is getting NICU babies home sooner. According to Fran Malenzi, director of newborn services for the University of Mississippi Medical Center, some babies whose health and strength are growing could go home from the neonatal intensive care unit sooner if their parents had the support of a home health Read more »
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May 17, 2017
New Prostate Screening Recommendations

New Prostate Screening Recommendations

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently released the draft of new guidelines indicating that it is dropping opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor. If formally adopted, the new guidelines would mark the reversal of earlier recommendations by the panel against routine PSA blood tests because studies indicated a lack of significant evidence that Read more »
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May 17, 2017
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in the news Jackson Heart Clinic Commemorates Heart Month with FREE Screenings
Posted Thu 01/10/2013 5:20PM

This February Jackson Heart Clinic will offer several important screenings free of charge to the public. The screenings will take read more »

Mississippi’s Obesity Rate Declines Among High School Students Over Past Two Years
Posted Thu 01/10/2013 5:19PM

JACKSON, Miss – Mississippi's obesity rate in high school students (grades 9-12) has dropped by 12.7%, knocking the state's teens read more »

JOINT VENTURE FITNESS AND SPORTS PERFORMANCE FACILITY UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN MADISON
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JACKSON, Miss – Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center and Baptist Health Systems recently began construction on a fitness facility read more »

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