How to protect your BONES & JOINTS

How to protect your BONES & JOINTS

You’ve heard the adage use it or lose it…when it comes to your bones and joints that old saw is about as apropos as it comes. To stay active and keep bones and joints strong and healthy, one has to keep moving. Regular exercise, a nutritious diet and maintaining a healthy weight, the basics for overall good health, are also paramount to maintaining bone and joint health and keeping active Read more »
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March 06, 2017
MUMPS Makes a Comeback

MUMPS Makes a Comeback

Mumps is a contagious disease that is caused by a virus, with symptoms similar to the flu, such as fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness and loss of appetite, along with the telltale swelling of the salivary glands resulting in puffy cheeks and jaw pain or tenderness (picture chipmunk cheeks). If you haven’t heard much about mumps lately, there is a good reason for that. Until recently, at least for the Read more »
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January 02, 2017
MUSIC & OUR MOODS

MUSIC & OUR MOODS

The influence of music on our lives is certainly nothing new. Consider the drumbeats of our ancient ancestors and how they served to communicate, to celebrate, to prepare for war and to bless the peace. Almost as soon as early man began to fashion functional tools to help with the necessary activities of daily living, he also began to develop instruments designed to create music. It’s clear that from the Read more »
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January 02, 2017
Holidays & Heart Attacks

Holidays & Heart Attacks

Let’s take a little one-question, multiple-choice quiz... During the holidays you are more likely to ___________? A. Overeat B. Not get enough exercise C. Increase alcohol consumption D. Have a heart attack E. All of the above. Unfortunately, the answer is E. All of the above. Whether you know it or not your risk for having a heart attack increases during the late December holidays. In fact, according to a 2004 study published in the American Heart Read more »
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JACKSON, Miss. – The 35th annual WellsFest will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to read more »

Dr. Phillip Ley Now Offers a Saturday Clinic Option
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Dr. Phillip Ley’s clinic, located at 1020 N. Flowood Drive, in Flowood, will be open on designated Saturdays throughout the read more »

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