COPD: What is it? Could you have it?

COPD: What is it? Could you have it?

COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a progressive lung disease that causes breathing difficulties and can be fatal. Millions of Americans suffer from it and millions more may have it and not even know it. Could you be one of them? It’s not always easy to tell. Who is at risk? Most at risk for developing COPD are smokers, former smokers and people who’ve had frequent exposure to other irritants. Read more »
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March 11, 2019
OH YOUR ACHING HEAD!

OH YOUR ACHING HEAD!

Sinus headaches often get the blame for the pain, but could it be something else? Okay, spring is finally here and just when you are ready to get out and enjoy the nice weather you are hit with a pounding headache and pressure leading you to the conclusion that what you have is a sinus headache. However, the truth is, your headache may not be the result of your sinuses. In Read more »
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March 11, 2019
the chilling pain of Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

the chilling pain of Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

You reach to tuck away a bag in an overhead compartment or to retrieve a book from a high shelf and suddenly you experience sharp pain. Before long any movement of your shoulder causes pain and you start losing range of motion. Eventually pain may subside, but you’re left with a shoulder that doesn’t want to work. What you may be experiencing is frozen shoulder syndrome. Here’s what you should Read more »
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January 02, 2019
Game-changing Medications for Migraine Prevention

Game-changing Medications for Migraine Prevention

Around 39 million Americans experience migraine headaches, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. If you’re one of these people, you know the sometimes debilitating symptoms they can cause and the toll they take on your quality of life. May 17, 2018 marked a breakthrough in migraine prevention therapy when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Aimovig (erenumab). Since its release over 120,000 patients have been prescribed Aimovig in the U.S. Well-Being Read more »
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January 02, 2019
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in the news Families First of MS Teams Up with MS Dept. of Human Services and Paul Lacoste Sports in New Initiative
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:46AM

JACKSON, Miss. – To support healthier lifestyles and improved health for Mississippians, Families First for Mississippi and the Mississippi Department read more »

Newk’s Features Thai Chicken Soup on Menu as Part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:41AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Throughout the month of March, Newk’s restaurants will have available on the menu Thai Chicken Soup, which read more »

UMMC-Anderson Collaboration Brings Specialty Pediatric Care Closer to Meridian-Area Patients
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:31AM

MERIDIAN, Miss. – Expert specialty pediatric care is closer to home for children and families in the Meridian area, thanks read more »

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