The Spectrum Academy at New Summit School

The Spectrum Academy at New Summit School

JACKSON, Miss. – New Summit School recently announced the expansion of its services to include Spectrum Academy, which will focus on school readiness for children on the autism spectrum. It will begin offering services this summer, but will officially open with a full program this fall. Spectrum Academy is designed specifically to provide programs for children with autism and other developmental delays, utilizing educational techniques founded in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Read more »
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May 17, 2017
Baby Boomers Beware… Could You Have Hep C?

Baby Boomers Beware… Could You Have Hep C?

Here’s what you should know. Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting just a few weeks to a serious, lifelong chronic disease that attacks the liver. It results from infection with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person. Hepatitis C causes inflammation of the liver. Over time, that inflammation can begin Read more »
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May 16, 2017
The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

It feels like a double whammy. As we age, we are likely to experience some degree of hearing loss. And now, we are learning that hearing loss may be a factor in the risk of developing cognitive issues, even dementia. This is significant when we think about the fact that there are approximately 76 million baby boomers living in the U.S. today ranging in age from 52 – 72. As Read more »
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May 16, 2017
IT’S PEACH PICKIN’ TIME

IT’S PEACH PICKIN’ TIME

When May and June roll around, it’s time to start checking the farmers markets and produce stands for one of the South’s most prized summer orchard picks…peaches! The Mississippi Farmers Market Fresh Produce Availability Calendar shows peach season as starting in mid-May and running through the month of July, but for real, “sho’ ‘nuf” peach lovers the time when fresh, juicy peaches are around is never long enough. And there’s Read more »
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May 16, 2017
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GREENWOOD, Miss – Viking Range Corporation has taken a huge step toward fostering employee wellness by opening the Viking Health read more »

UMMC LAB OFFERS NEW CONCUSSION TEST FOR YOUNG ATHLETES
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JACKSON, Miss – Parents with young athletes at risk for head injuries can now take advantage of a new type read more »

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