Daily Low-Dose Aspirin No-Longer Recommended for Some Patients

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin No-Longer Recommended for Some Patients

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association recently recommended that a daily 75 to 100 milligrams of aspirin should no longer be given as a way to prevent atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in people older than 70 or any adult at an increased risk of bleeding. Research suggests continued aspirin use can cause severe bleeding and hemorrhaging. “Clinicians should be very selective in prescribing aspirin for people without Read more »
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May 18, 2019
St. D Adds New System to Help Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair

St. D Adds New System to Help Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair

JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital recently acquired the DigniCap Scalp Cooling System to minimize hair loss from chemo-therapy. Positive results from the multi-center FDA clinical trial, published in February 2017 by The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), indicate that seven out of ten patients using the DigniCap® system kept at least 50% of their hair. FDA-cleared since 2015, the DigniCap® Scalp Cooling System minimizes hair loss from certain Read more »
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May 18, 2019
Weight Loss After Menopause: Why is it so hard?

Weight Loss After Menopause: Why is it so hard?

Around the time you hit your mid- to late-forties you probably started noticing something different about your body. Even when you maintain your same diet and exercise routine, there’s a gradual uptick on the scales, and your best attempts to keep your weight in check just don’t seem to work the way they once did. What’s even worse, all the weight you put on seems to go straight to your Read more »
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May 18, 2019
When it is more than the “baby blues”

When it is more than the “baby blues”

It’s not unusual for new moms to find themselves in of whirlwind of emotions after giving birth – experiencing everything from excitement and joy, to fear and anxiety. In fact, most women experience a brief period of mood swings, crying spells, anxiety and sleeplessness, often referred to as “baby blues,” for a few days post delivery, beginning within the first two or three days after birth and lasting up to Read more »
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May 18, 2019
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in the news MS Science Fest Comes to the LeFleur Museum District for a Third Year
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 3:24AM

JACKSON, Miss. – In 2016, with support and assistance from The Franklin Institute, the Mississippi Children’s Museum piloted the first read more »

2018 WellsFest to Benefit Growing Up Knowing
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 2:22AM

JACKSON, Miss. – The 35th annual WellsFest will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to read more »

Dr. Phillip Ley Now Offers a Saturday Clinic Option
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 2:01AM

Dr. Phillip Ley’s clinic, located at 1020 N. Flowood Drive, in Flowood, will be open on designated Saturdays throughout the read more »

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