Biking the Trace: A Ride through History

Biking the Trace: A Ride through History

Biking the Trace (Jackson to Natchez) A Ride through History By Joey Lee Long before SUVs and family sedans cruised the modern highway that connects Natchez and Nashville, pre-historic herds forged that ancient trail from their grazing areas in southwest Mississippi to the salt and nutrient-rich soils of central Tennessee. Later, Native Americans, European explorers, and eventually early settlers followed the well-worn trail, dubbed the Natchez Trace, to take their goods to Read more »
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May 22, 2012
Exercise:  A prescription for better health

Exercise: A prescription for better health

Pharmaceutical companies spend in the neighborhood of $30 billion annually to promote the latest “wonder” drug or remind physicians and consumers alike about the benefits of older drugs that are still reaping huge profits for the manufacturers. Those marketing dollars are borne on the backs of consumers who pay ever rising prices on prescription drugs to control or cure chronic disease. What if there was one prescription that could prevent and Read more »
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May 22, 2012
My Journey: Training During Pregnancy

My Journey: Training During Pregnancy

By Amanda Cassell, RD, LD “Look at that pregnant girl running! What is she trying to prove? Can’t she just take a break for a while and enjoy being pregnant and not worry about her body image? That couldn’t be good for her baby!” These could be some of the thoughts I can imagine bystanders might have as I run by them in my neighborhood subdivision during the early morning hours. However, Read more »
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May 22, 2012
Not Your Mom’s Exercise Bike

Not Your Mom’s Exercise Bike

The old-style, stationary exercise bike has been around for over two centuries. In more recent history, it has been an exercise staple in many American homes, since the 1960s. But nobody ever said it gave anything other than a monotonous ride, and besides the pedals and handlebars, bore little resemblance to the appearance or experience of an actual bicycle. Let’s face it…our mom’s exercise bike was built for comfort not for Read more »
By admin
March 07, 2012
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Jackson, MS – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area dedicated its third read more »

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