Float Your Cares Away…

Float Your Cares Away…

by Abe Draper Ever spend a leisurely afternoon on a float at the beach – the warm sun and salty air clearing your head and draining the tension from every muscle – the only sounds, the calls of a few hungry gulls, trolling the beach for a quick snack? Okay, subtract the sun, subtract the inflated float, and subtract the gulls. In fact, subtract any contact of a visual, auditory, or Read more »
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January 02, 2017
If the shoe fits… finding the right fit in a FITNESS SHOE

If the shoe fits… finding the right fit in a FITNESS SHOE

Vibrant new colors, cutting-edge designs, game-changing materials and groundbreaking technologies are common buzzwords found in the promotional and advertising messages of the ever-changing fitness shoe industry. But when you are looking to find a fitness shoe with the right fit for you, there is much more to consider than what sounds good and what meets the eye. Talk to any dedicated runner, walker or general fitness buff and they will Read more »
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January 02, 2017
Black History Month/National Heart Month

Black History Month/National Heart Month

Each February, we celebrate Black History Month and the achievements and role of black Americans throughout our history. February is also National Heart Month, making it an ideal time to remember that the risk of cardiovascular disease for African Americans is significantly higher than it is for Caucasians. According to the American Heart Association, differences in culture, lifestyle, and genetics have an impact on the cardiovascular health of all races, Read more »
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January 02, 2017
UMMC Transplants Reached Record High in 2016

UMMC Transplants Reached Record High in 2016

JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s transplant team set an all time record in 2016 for kidney, liver and heart transplants, according to Dr. Christopher Anderson, professor and chair of the Department of Surgery. Of particular note is the rise in heart transplants through the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. As of Dec. 1, 16 patients had received a new heart during 2016. That compares to just four hearts Read more »
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January 02, 2017
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