A RUNNER’S TOOLKIT: Essential items for taking your running on the road

A RUNNER’S TOOLKIT: Essential items for taking your running on the road

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD If you’re training, it’s important to create a runner’s toolkit that will help to de-stress everyday workouts. Treat yourself to a designated running bag that can be tossed from the trunk, to the gym, or to the laundry room floor with ease. A well-equipped runner’s toolkit includes: • A water bottle that can be worn or easily carried on the run. • An extra sports bra (ladies), wicking Read more »
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January 13, 2015
Fitness in 2015

Fitness in 2015

The new year is a great time to set your fitness patterns for the year. Don’t look at it as a New Year’s Resolution, more like a New You Revolution. Repetition and consistency are the hallmarks for adopting and sticking with an exercise or training routine that becomes second nature to you, instead of being an inconvenient add-on to the rest of your day. To start your fitness year out right, Read more »
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January 13, 2015
More Than a Marathon

More Than a Marathon

By Joey Lee The Mississippi River Marathon offers the only marathon in the Mississippi Delta and a variety of opportunities that no other race in the world can offer. Our goal is first, for people across the nation, especially in Delta communities, to get excited about healthy lifestyles by supporting and participating in our running events. Second, this marathon was created to help all children receive an excellent education by donating Read more »
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November 21, 2014
Managing Diabetes: A Prescription for Getting Active

Managing Diabetes: A Prescription for Getting Active

In 2012, Mississippi ranked second in the nation for overall diabetes cases with over 276,000 adult Mississippians suffering from type 2 diabetes. That’s 12.5% of adults in the state. Left unchecked, diabetes can cause complications that can lead to lower extremity amputations, kidney failure, blindness, heart disease and death. But the fact is diabetes is preventable, treatable and manageable. The most important steps a person can take toward conquering diabetes Read more »
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November 21, 2014
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in the news Families First Joins “Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi” to Reduce Teen Pregnancies
Posted Mon 07/10/2017 7:03PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi is expanding Governor Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative throughout the read more »

St. Dominic’s Earns “A” Rating from Leapfrog Group Survey
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Jackson, Miss. – According to the spring 2017 Leapfrog Group survey,  has earned an “A” rating for the second survey read more »

Children’s Hospital Forges NICU-To-Home Partnership
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JACKSON, Miss. – The goal of a new partnership between Children’s of Mississippi and Sta-Home, a home health agency based read more »

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