Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI KIDNEY FOUNDATION

Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI KIDNEY FOUNDATION

  Serving Mississippi’s Kidney Patients for 50 Years Kidney disease is a growing epidemic, with some 26 million Americans currently suffering from the disease and millions more at risk. That is one in every nine adults in this country. To bring these statistics closer to home, Mississippi has one of the highest rates of kidney disease in the nation, and at this time, there are over 6,000 Mississippians on dialysis. To understand Read more »
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May 11, 2015
Shedding Light on the Effects of Daylight Saving Time

Shedding Light on the Effects of Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time. It’s designed to give us an extra hour of daylight in the evening and more time to enjoy outdoor activities in the spring, summer and fall. The trade off is that we lose an hour of sleep in the spring and gain an hour back in the fall. So what’s the big deal? While experts disagree on the long-term impact, some studies, including one from the University Read more »
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March 10, 2015
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
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Benson Construction and Masonry has recently started construction on a new clinic and outpatient surgery center for Capital Orthopaedic and read more »

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