New Cholesterol  Management Guidelines: A more personalized approach to risk assessment and treatment

New Cholesterol Management Guidelines: A more personalized approach to risk assessment and treatment

Late last year, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new cholesterol guidelines that include recommendations for more personalized risk assessments and new cholesterol-lowering drug options for people at the highest risk for cardiovascular disease. According to AHA President Ivor Benjamin, M.D., the updated guidelines reinforce the importance of healthy living, lifestyle modification and prevention. They build on the 2013 cholesterol recommendations to focus on identifying Read more »
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May 18, 2019
STOP: Give food cravings the brush-off.

STOP: Give food cravings the brush-off.

The aroma of chocolate chip cookies, the thought of a juicy burger with a side of fries, or the dream of a steamy deep-dish pizza smothered in pepperoni and cheese can stop you in your tracks and quickly turn from a casual food fantasy to an unwelcome indulgence. Even the most nutrition-savvy among us can slip every now and then. The trouble comes when food cravings start overruling reasonable restraint Read more »
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May 18, 2019
The Bodacious Benefits of  BASIL

The Bodacious Benefits of BASIL

Basil, or Ocimum basilicum, is an ancient herb that has been around for over 4,000 years, and has been treasured for it’s medicinal and culinary attributes. It is a fragrant leafy green plant that is a member of the mint family, and has many different varieties, the most common of which include sweet basil, Thai basil, Holy basil (a variety of Thai basil) and Bush or Greek basil. Culinary BenefitsA favorite Read more »
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May 18, 2019
Reading Matters

Reading Matters

Reading is a skill that is fundamental to your child’s education and forms the foundation of every other learning skill he or she will need to garner a good education and reach their potential in today’s fast-paced world. While the basic tenants of learning letters and sounds and recognizing them in words and sentences are crucial, having an understanding of what is read is the other side of the coin Read more »
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May 18, 2019
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in the news October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 1:56AM

October is set aside as National Dyslexia Awareness month with the express purpose of helping friends, family and the wider read more »

Benson Construction Completes New Capital Ortho Facility
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 1:53AM

FLOWOOD, Miss.– Benson Construction and Masonry recently completed the new state-of-the-art facility for Capital Ortho, formerly known as Capital Orthopaedic read more »

Surgeon General Visits Mississippi to Discuss Measures to Stem the Opioid Crisis
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JACKSON, Miss. – Dr. Jerome Adams, the nation’s 20th U.S. Surgeon General visited Mississippi in May to bring the message read more »

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