Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming  Medicine, Reimagining Life

Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

By Louise Aronson For countless centuries, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people alive today will spend more years in elderhood than in childhood, and many will be elders for 40 years or more. Yet at the very moment that humans are living longer than ever before, we've made old age into a disease, a condition to be dreaded, denigrated, neglected, Read more »
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July 07, 2019
Mississippi Vegan: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Boy’s Heart

Mississippi Vegan: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Boy’s Heart

By Timothy Pakron Inspired by the landscape and flavors of his childhood on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Timothy Pakron found his heart, soul, and calling in cooking the Cajun, Creole, and southern classics of his youth. In his debut cookbook, he shares 125 plant-based recipes, all of which substitute ingredients without sacrificing depth of flavor and reveal the secret tradition of veganism in southern cooking. Finding ways to re-create his experiences growing Read more »
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July 07, 2019
kid’s corner: Fox and the Box

kid’s corner: Fox and the Box

By Yvonne Ivinson What can one little fox do with only a box? Perhaps make it a ship, and go on a trip? Fox really wants a boat that floats across the sea, with a tail as a sail. In this debut picture book, author-illustrator Yvonne Ivinson takes the reader on a fanciful journey. With colorful, engaging illustrations; a lively, limited word count; an adorable fox; and a story with a Read more »
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July 07, 2019
the Bookshelf: kids selections

the Bookshelf: kids selections

With the end of the school year and vacation time just around the corner, kid’s will have more time on their hands. It’s the perfect time for some great summer reading. This edition of “BookShelf” offers some fun new titles for pre-k to age 12. Check them out from your local library or look for them at a bookseller near you. Sweety By Andrea Zuill Ages 3 – 7 years A Piglet Named Mercy By Read more »
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in the news MS Book Festival Expands Children and Family Activities
Posted Mon 07/8/2019 3:45AM

The Mississippi Book Festival, an annual event which attracts more than 150 authors and thousands of fans each summer, plans read more »

The Orchard Retirement Community Expands Memory Care Facilities
Posted Mon 07/8/2019 3:38AM

RIDGELAND, Miss. – The Orchard, a premier continuing care retirement community located in Ridgeland, recently announced plans to construct a read more »

FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Regulations
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for read more »

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