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
The Truths & Myths about SUN PROTECTION

The Truths & Myths about SUN PROTECTION

Sun protection is essential to skin cancer prevention – about 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers and 65 percent of melanomas are associated with exposure to UV radiation from the sun. We are all at risk, but how much do we really know about how to protect ourselves from harmful UVA and UVB rays. Let us help you sort through some common myths and learn the truth about sun protection. Of the Read more »
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July 01, 2015
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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
Posted Mon 01/15/2018 3:21AM

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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