What you should  know about… Exercising with Diabetes

What you should know about… Exercising with Diabetes

If you have diabetes and you have decided to start, restart or intensify an exercise regimen, congratulations! Exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health. It can improve sensitivity to insulin, help build muscle and reduce excess fat and help keep your blood sugar levels under control. Exercise is actually a crucial component of managing your diabetes, but there are a few precautions you should Read more »
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May 18, 2019
Families First Support Helps Advance Mississippi Literacy

Families First Support Helps Advance Mississippi Literacy

JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for MS, along with MS Community Education Center, has partnered with the MS Community College Board and Department of Human Services to offer ongoing high quality, professional early childhood development and technical assistance to childcare providers and families statewide through its Early Childhood Academy (ECA). According to the MS Department of Education, research shows that students who do not achieve grade level literacy by the Read more »
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May 18, 2019
UMMC Offers Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings for Uninsured/ Underserved Women

UMMC Offers Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings for Uninsured/ Underserved Women

JACKSON, Miss. – Uninsured and underinsured women ages 21 to 64 can register now for free cervical and breast cancer screenings to be offered Saturday, June 1 by the University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute. The screenings, from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Cancer Institute, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive in the Jackson Medical Mall, are part of the College of American Pathologists Foundation See, Test and Treat program. Women Read more »
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May 18, 2019
U.S. Measles Outbreak Grows

U.S. Measles Outbreak Grows

JACKSON, Miss. – Since near eradication of the disease in 2000, the number of cases of measles reported in the U.S. since January 1, 2019 has grown to over 700 individual cases in 22 states (as of printing of this issue of Well-Being). Measles is a serious respiratory disease of the lungs and breathing tubes that starts with a high fever, followed soon after by a cough, runny nose, and red Read more »
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May 18, 2019
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Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS JACKSON, Miss. – Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new read more »

Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track
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