Assess Your Heart Attack Risk

Assess Your Heart Attack Risk

The American Heart Association offers an online risk assessment tool to help you discover your 10-year risk of heart attack or dying from coronary heart disease and what you can do about it. Do you know how these controllable risk factors affect your risk of heart disease, stroke and metabolic syndrome? • smoking • high blood pressure • high blood cholesterol • diabetes • being overweight or obese • physical inactivity It’s essential that you measure your risk of heart disease and make a Read more »
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March 10, 2015
Get Smart about Smart Pain

Get Smart about Smart Pain

They help us stay connected, find the nearest restaurant, stay abreast of weather conditions and give us directions, but can our smartphones and tablets also be a pain in the neck? As a matter of fact, they can – literally. “Smart Pain” or “Text Neck,” as it is sometimes called, is the result of the hunched over posture so common in someone who is texting, surfing the net or emailing Read more »
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March 10, 2015
The Manning Family Fund For a Healthier Mississippi: Healthier Hometowns on the Horizon

The Manning Family Fund For a Healthier Mississippi: Healthier Hometowns on the Horizon

By Lana L. Turnbull The 25th Edition of America’s Health Rankings®: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities for 2014 was released just a few weeks ago and once again our beloved Mississippi is ranked the nation’s unhealthiest state. I say beloved, because in spite of Mississippi’s failings, to native sons and daughters it is the place we still call home no matter where we currently hang our hats. Read more »
By admin
January 13, 2015
Fighting the Ladykiller

Fighting the Ladykiller

There is a killer out there – a killer that is taking the lives of women in their prime. It is robbing their families and friends of their love and attention and their communities of the positive contributions they could have made. This killer is heart disease and the best weapon we have in the fight against it is awareness, beginning with knowing some startling facts. • Heart disease kills more Read more »
By admin
January 09, 2015
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in the news New Prostate Screening Recommendations
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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently released the draft of new guidelines indicating that it is read more »

The Spectrum Academy at New Summit School
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