The Gift of Home

The Gift of Home

By Laura Walker, staff writer for Mississippi Children’s Home Services As you peruse the shopping mall searching for the “perfect gift,” a tree draped in white cards catches your attention. Acknowledging the delicate balance between giving and receiving is important, you decide to adopt a child from the tree. You gaze over the names and ages until one catches your attention: Blake, age 6. Turning over the card expecting a list Read more »
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November 21, 2016
EOS Imaging Reduces Exposure to Radiation for Children’s Hospital Patients

EOS Imaging Reduces Exposure to Radiation for Children’s Hospital Patients

JACKSON, Miss – For patients at Batson Children’s Hospital with conditions like scoliosis (curvature of the spine) that require frequent x-rays, ongoing exposure to radiation can have a cumulative effect over time and put them at greater risk of cancer in later life. Children’s Hospital’s new EOS imaging system, purchased with funding from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, produces just 20 percent of the radiation in a normal X-ray, and the radiation Read more »
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November 21, 2016
Ask Dr. Germ…About Reusable Grocery Bags

Ask Dr. Germ…About Reusable Grocery Bags

In an effort to live a more sustainable and less wasteful existence, many of us have rejected infamous plastic shopping bags for the eco-friendly reusable grocery bags. However, according to microbiologist Dr. Charles Gerba of the University of Arizona, fondly known by his friends and colleagues as Dr. Germ, warnings should come with these bags. Dr. Gerba notes that because people consider reusable grocery bags eco-friendly or otherwise generally virtuous, they Read more »
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November 21, 2016
Break Out of the Smoking Habit

Break Out of the Smoking Habit

Join the Great American Smokeout this November 17. Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout event encourages smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or better yet, plan in advance and then quit smoking that day. By quitting – even for 1 day – smokers take an important step toward living a healthier life and reducing their cancer Read more »
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November 21, 2016
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