Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

By Sam Quinones In 1929, in the blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, a company built a swimming pool the size of a football field named Dreamland, that became the center of community life. This could have been Any Town, USA but now, opioid addiction has devastated Portsmouth, leaving wrecked lives and lost hope, as it has in hundreds of small rural towns and suburbs across America. How that happened is the Read more »
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May 13, 2017
kid’s corner: Laundry Day

kid’s corner: Laundry Day

By Jessixa Bagley What’s a mother to do when the kids are bored and complain they have nothing to do? Well, in Jessixa Bagley’s new release Laundry Day, Ma Badger is faced with just such a dilemma. When none of her suggestions meet with the approval of Tic and Tac, her two adorable badger boys, she offers them the chance to help her hang laundry…and the fun ensues. Kids and adults alike Read more »
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March 04, 2017
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

By Adam Grant Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In, says of Originals “…it is one of the most important and captivating books I have ever read, full of surprising and powerful ideas. It will not only change the way you see the world: it might just change the way you live your life. And it could very well inspire you to change your world.” Originals is Adam Read more »
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March 04, 2017
Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation

Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation

By Alan Burdick Time: what is it and why do we care so much about it? It runs our days, measures our breaths, drags when we’re bored, ‘flies when we’re having fun,’ and never seems long enough as we grow older. Burdick’s new release, Why Time Flies is a witty and meditative exploration of how time gets in us and why we perceive it the way we do. Despite its title, it Read more »
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March 04, 2017
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in the news Construction Begins on Pediatrics Tower at UMMC
Posted Mon 01/15/2018 3:18AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Confetti rained down and cheers went up in December as patients joined leaders in medicine and government read more »

Site Announced for MCM-Meridian
Posted Mon 01/15/2018 3:15AM

MERIDIAN, Miss. – The planned Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian (MCM-M) will be located at 403 22nd Avenue, the current location of read more »

New Shingles Vaccine More Effective than Current Vaccine
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 7:36PM

According to researchers at GlaxoSmithKline, a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix is far more effective to prevent the extremely painful read more »

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