FDA STRUGGLES TO DEFINE TERM “NATURAL” ON FOOD LABELS

FDA STRUGGLES TO DEFINE TERM “NATURAL” ON FOOD LABELS

When it comes to the labels on your meat, snacks, and other packaged foods, the word “natural” probably doesn’t mean what you think it means. The term is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, despite years of debate, and surveys that show most consumers have mistaken beliefs about what the “natural” label signifies. But that may be changing in the near future. Recently, the FDA announced that it Read more »
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January 06, 2016
ST. DOMINIC’S PERFORMS RARE VALVE IN VALVE HEART SURGERY

ST. DOMINIC’S PERFORMS RARE VALVE IN VALVE HEART SURGERY

JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic’s cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons recently performed a rare surgical procedure by placing a prosthetic heart valve inside of an existing valve that had been replaced surgically 15 years ago. This transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) allows physicians to guide a new heart valve from a small needle stick in the groin into the heart replacing the malfunctioning heart valve. “At St. Dominic’s we are excited to be Read more »
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January 06, 2016
FEBRUARY IS HEART MONTH Celebrate a heart healthy Valentine’s Day to show your sweetheart you care.

FEBRUARY IS HEART MONTH Celebrate a heart healthy Valentine’s Day to show your sweetheart you care.

Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but eating healthy and being physically active can be the key to a healthier heart and a longer life together. This Valentine’s Day, indulge your sweetheart with a heart-healthy gift or date. And, keep the love going throughout the year by adopting a heart healthy lifestyle everyday. For ideas about a heart healthy Valentine’s Day celebration visit www.heart.org and go to Heart-Health Read more »
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January 06, 2016
YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION  SYMPOSIUM COMES TO JACKSON

YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION SYMPOSIUM COMES TO JACKSON

(NEW YORK, NY) – Young Survival Coalition (YSC), an organization dedicated to supporting young women affected by breast cancer, is hosting a Regional Symposium, January 23, 2016, in Jackson, Mississippi. The event includes educational and inspirational speakers and workshops, as well as the opportunity for women to connect with other survivors and co-survivors in the region. Headquartered in New York City with offices in Atlanta and Indianapolis, YSC is the largest Read more »
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January 06, 2016
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