Summit Connects Faith and Mental Health Communities

Summit Connects Faith and Mental Health Communities

JACKSON, Miss. – Last fall Belhaven University mobilized a collaborative effort among churches to address the issue of mental health in Mississippi. So many of the challenges facing the state have a mental health component, and the church is often the first place people turn to for help. Bridging the gap between faith, mental health and health leaders, Belhaven’s Institute for International Care and Counsel hosted over 170 pastors, mental health Read more »
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January 02, 2017
St. Dominic’s Diabetes Education Program Receives Recognition

St. Dominic’s Diabetes Education Program Receives Recognition

JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic’s Hospital recently was honored by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) with the award of an Education Recognition Certificate for the hospital’s diabetes self-management outpatient education program. The award signifies that the ADA believes this program offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment. “Diabetes education and training have been proven to be key predictors of positive health outcomes for diabetics,” said Shelley Read more »
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January 02, 2017
MUMPS Makes a Comeback

MUMPS Makes a Comeback

Mumps is a contagious disease that is caused by a virus, with symptoms similar to the flu, such as fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness and loss of appetite, along with the telltale swelling of the salivary glands resulting in puffy cheeks and jaw pain or tenderness (picture chipmunk cheeks). If you haven’t heard much about mumps lately, there is a good reason for that. Until recently, at least for the Read more »
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January 02, 2017
MUSIC & OUR MOODS

MUSIC & OUR MOODS

The influence of music on our lives is certainly nothing new. Consider the drumbeats of our ancient ancestors and how they served to communicate, to celebrate, to prepare for war and to bless the peace. Almost as soon as early man began to fashion functional tools to help with the necessary activities of daily living, he also began to develop instruments designed to create music. It’s clear that from the Read more »
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January 02, 2017
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