Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS

Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS

Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS JACKSON, Miss. – Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new screening guidelines, making a qualified recommendation that routine colon cancer screening begin at age 45 years (instead of the previous age of 50). While the incidence of colorectal cancer has declined steadily over the past 2 decades in people aged 55 and older, there has been a 51% increase in Read more »
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November 10, 2018
Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track

Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track

Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track JACKSON, Miss. – the Pediatric Emergency Department at Batson Children’s Hospital recently opened the new Pediatric Fast Track, designed to pair low-acuity patients with the care they need in the shortest amount of time. The new service is available from 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday and noon to midnight on weekends. According to Dr. Benjamin Dillard, chief of pediatric emergency medicine Read more »
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November 10, 2018
Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program

Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program

Families First Provides Adult Addiction Education Program JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi looks to help Mississippians caught in the cycle of addiction by providing educational and recovery resources to help them avoid devastating drug overdoses, so prevalent in Mississippi. Through its Adult Addiction Education Program Families First helps those suffering from addiction begin the process of healing and recovery, along with their family members who also need access to Read more »
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November 10, 2018
Prediabetes: Are you at risk?

Prediabetes: Are you at risk?

Prediabetes: Are you at risk? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 79 million, or 35 percent of adults in the U.S. over the age of 20, have prediabetes. It is believed that only about 7 percent know they have the condition. Are you one of them? A Wakeup Call Prediabetes is an early warning that cells in the body are failing to respond effectively to insulin and are not Read more »
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November 10, 2018
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Posted Tue 03/13/2018 1:56AM

MADISON, Miss. – March 29, at 2:30 p.m., St. Catherine’s Village will host a free seminar featuring Dr. Thomas Mosley, read more »

Entergy and C Spire team up with PSC to tackle rural “digital divide” challenge
Posted Tue 03/13/2018 1:53AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Entergy Mississippi and C Spire, along with the Mississippi Public Service Commission are teaming up on an read more »

Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run Scores Record Participation
Posted Tue 03/13/2018 1:51AM

RIDGELAND, Miss – Following the biggest year of participation ever in Central Mississippi, the Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile read more »

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