Living Healthy in 2018

Living Healthy in 2018

Contributed by: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi’s Health & Wellness Team Three Cheers for a Healthy New Year! With the holiday season behind us, it’s time to begin the new year. If your resolutions include plans to get healthy, there’s never been a better time to get started! If you’ve already made your resolutions for the new year, be sure these healthy habits are on your list! Have a wellness Read more »
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January 15, 2018
The Mystery of Fibromyalgia

The Mystery of Fibromyalgia

There is much about fibromyalgia that we don’t know. It affects only two to four percent of people (more women than men) and there is no reliable test to detect the condition. Doctors diagnose fibromyalgia based on a patient’s relevant symptoms, such as widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, as well as sleep, memory and mood problems. These symptoms may appear suddenly after a physical trauma, surgery, infection or psychological stress or Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Living Healthy with Diabetes

Living Healthy with Diabetes

Contributed by: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi’s Health & Wellness Team If you have diabetes, it’s important to know you can live a healthy, active lifestyle when you practice good health habits. You can manage your diabetes by eating a healthy carbohydrate-controlled diet along with regular exercise and by having a relationship with your primary care provider. What you should know about diabetes Insulin is produced by the pancreas and Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Whether to take some form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after menopause to mitigate unpleasant symptoms has been a subject of discussion and controversy for women for decades. Experts have argued the health benefits and risks with hypotheses that have vacillated from “nothing short of a miracle” to “posing grave danger of increased risks of heart disease, stroke and breast cancer.” Throughout this confusion, women have faced the difficult decision Read more »
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November 16, 2017
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in the news Crib and Toddler Mattress Recalled for Failing to Meet Flammability Standards
Posted Mon 01/15/2018 11:10PM

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has ordered a recall of more than 23,400 Dream On Me spring and foam mattresses read more »

Families First to Host Healthy Teens for a Better MS Rally on MS Gulf Coast
Posted Mon 01/15/2018 3:28AM

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

High Blood Pressure Redefined for First time in 14 Years
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ANAHEIM, Cal. – In the first update to comprehensive U.S. guidelines on blood pressure detection and treatment since 2003, high read more »

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