Brain Scan May Predict Autism in Babies at Higher Risk

Brain Scan May Predict Autism in Babies at Higher Risk

Brain scans may someday help physicians diagnose autism sooner among children who are at higher risk of the disorder because they have an older sibling who is autistic. According to an article published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, researchers in the study (which included members from the University of NC and Washington University in St. Louis) have found various differences in the brains of 6-month-old infants who were later Read more »
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July 10, 2017
MS Children’s Museum Launches Pollinator Garden

MS Children’s Museum Launches Pollinator Garden

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Children’s Museum is excited to announce the opening of its first free, public exhibit, The Pollinator’s Garden. This exhibit is positioned at the front entrance of the museum and allows visitors to be immersed in a unique and educational experience from the moment they set foot on the MCM campus! In the Garden, children and adults can learn about the role of pollinators such as Read more »
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July 10, 2017
One Alcoholic Drink a Day Increases Breast Cancer Risk in Women

One Alcoholic Drink a Day Increases Breast Cancer Risk in Women

A recent report from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Fund found that drinking one alcoholic beverage a day can increase the risk of breast cancer. This study examined data on 12 million women and 260 cases of breast cancer from 119 studies to understand how certain lifestyle factors can affect breast cancer risk. Among pre-menopausal women the risk from having one drink a day is 5 Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Families First Joins “Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi” to Reduce Teen Pregnancies

Families First Joins “Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi” to Reduce Teen Pregnancies

JACKSON, 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. Families First is working diligently to help combat teen pregnancy, which is one of the leading challenges within the state of Mississippi. The vision of the partnership between Families First and Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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JACKSON, Miss.– For the second and last time, residents of Jackson have a unique opportunity to participate in a historic read more »

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