Move More and Sit Less

Move More and Sit Less

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services releases update to physical activity guidelines. For the first time in 10 years the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services has given its guidelines for physical activity a refresher, after a year and a half of systematic reviews of scientific data. While most of the 2018 guidelines published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in November remain the same, the Read more »
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January 03, 2019
Kids & Winter Fitness

Kids & Winter Fitness

  The frantic pace of the holidays is over and now it is the time the damp and chilly days of Mississippi winter set in. Gone are the long, carefree days of summer when the challenge was getting the kids to come indoors each evening. With the shorter, colder days, the hibernation factor kicks in and it’s easy for them to fall into a pattern of retreating indoors and claiming a Read more »
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January 03, 2019
Post Daylight Saving Time: Is reduced sunlight exposure sapping your energy?

Post Daylight Saving Time: Is reduced sunlight exposure sapping your energy?

Post Daylight Saving Time: Is reduced sunlight exposure sapping your energy? When we turn the clock back this month, most of us are just glad to get the extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning, but the aftereffects of this small, but significant disruption of our inner clock, or circadian rhythm, can last for days and weeks afterward. We humans, like the rest of the natural world, are much more attuned Read more »
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November 11, 2018
Hidden Benefits of Exercise

Hidden Benefits of Exercise

Hidden Benefits of Exercise By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist There is no question that exercise is essential for achieving and maintaining physical fitness, losing weight and keeping it off, and preventing and treating diseases like diabetes. What you may not know is that exercise can improve your health in ways that you may not be able to notice in the gym or on the scale. These benefits have Read more »
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November 11, 2018
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in the news Daily Low-Dose Aspirin No-Longer Recommended for Some Patients
Posted Sat 05/18/2019 6:56PM

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association recently recommended that a daily 75 to 100 milligrams of read more »

St. D Adds New System to Help Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair
Posted Sat 05/18/2019 6:48PM

JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital recently acquired the DigniCap Scalp Cooling System to minimize hair loss from chemo-therapy. Positive read more »

Families First of MS Teams Up with MS Dept. of Human Services and Paul Lacoste Sports in New Initiative
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JACKSON, Miss. – To support healthier lifestyles and improved health for Mississippians, Families First for Mississippi and the Mississippi Department read more »

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