FDA Passes New Regulations to Protect Americans from Dangers of Tobacco

FDA Passes New Regulations to Protect Americans from Dangers of Tobacco

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently finalized a rule extending its authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, among others. “We have more to do to help protect Americans from the dangers of tobacco and nicotine, especially our youth. As cigarette smoking among those under 18 has fallen, the use of other nicotine products, including e-cigarettes, has taken a drastic leap. Read more »
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July 05, 2016
GI Associates Opens New Flowood Location

GI Associates Opens New Flowood Location

JACKSON, Miss. ­– This June, GI Associates, opened its new location at 2510 Lakeland Drive as the anchor of the Mississippi Medical Corridor in Flowood. This new facility takes the place of the former location on North State Street in Jackson. At 88,507 square feet, the Endoscopy Center and Clinic, a project of Benson Construction and Masonry of Ridgeland, assembles a broad range of programs and services under one roof Read more »
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July 05, 2016
Bottled Water Set to Eclipse Soda Consumption

Bottled Water Set to Eclipse Soda Consumption

NEW YORK, New York – Consumption of carbonated beverages is expected to be surpassed by bottled water as soon as next year, after declining for years, according to a new report from Beverage Marketing Corp. (BMC). In the U.S. the volume of consumption of bottled water rose nearly 150% between 2000 and 2015, from 4.7 billion gallons to 11.7 billion, while total carbonated soda volume declined by 16%, from 15 billion Read more »
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July 04, 2016
Finally… Outpatient Total Hip & Knee Replacement

Finally… Outpatient Total Hip & Knee Replacement

Even with the significant advances in total hip and knee replacement surgery over the past couple of decades, for the vast majority of patients, it still means an inpatient stay of one to three days before going home from the hospital, and then weeks of recuperation. But what if there was an option to have joint replacement surgery and go home the same day? Most of us would jump at Read more »
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July 04, 2016
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