Helping Daughters Prepare for & Navigate Puberty

Helping Daughters Prepare for & Navigate Puberty

After infancy, puberty is the second fastest time of growth and development in a child’s life. It can be a confusing period of physical changes, emotional fluctuations and general upheaval as kids become aware of the transformation that is taking place in their bodies. For parents of daughters, it can be a time of anxiety, apprehension and dread about how and when to begin the conversation about a girl’s journey Read more »
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November 06, 2015
The Coming of Age of the LITTLE BLUE PILL

The Coming of Age of the LITTLE BLUE PILL

In 1998 when Viagra was approved, it was the first oral medication available for the treatment of impotence, or erectile dysfunction (ED), a condition that affects more than 18 million men in the U.S over the age 20. In March of 2016, Viagra, or as it is commonly known, the “little blue pill,” will be 18 years old, a milestone often equated with the coming of age. Well-Being thought it Read more »
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November 06, 2015
Obesity Defined

Obesity Defined

To understand the national health crisis associated with obesity, we must first look at the alarming increase in the incidence of obesity. Today one-third of American adults and one in six children are obese. In Mississippi, the statistics are even direr. The magnolia state consistently ranks among the country’s most obese, putting Mississippians at high risk for numerous chronic diseases including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hypertension. But before we Read more »
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September 03, 2015
ART and the Patient Environment

ART and the Patient Environment

As patients in the medical clinic or hospital setting, we may not have the expertise to evaluate our clinical experience, but the perception we will have of our visit is influenced by factors we can assess – factors such as friendliness of the staff, comfort of the furniture, room temperature, apparent cleanliness, to mention a few, and the big one, wait times. Professionals, who study patient satisfaction, know just how Read more »
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September 03, 2015
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in the news Innovative Hip and Knee Replacements Deliver Quality Outcomes and Reduced Costs
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JACKSON, Miss. – Since 2015, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and its Outpatient Orthopaedic Centers of Excellence have read more »

UMMC Named Baby-Friendly Birth Facility
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JACKSON, Miss. – University Medical Center was recently awarded the designation of Baby Friendly Birth Facility by Baby-Friendly USA, the read more »

Skilled Nursing Dedicated To Memory Care Now Offered At St. Catherine’s Village
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MADISON, Miss. – St. Catherine’s Village has announced that skilled nursing dedicated to memory care now is available at the read more »

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