What’s in YOUR Toothpaste?

What’s in YOUR Toothpaste?

This fall a Texas dental hygienist, Trish Walvaren, rang alarm bells when she complained on her blog about finding plastic microbeads trapped under her patients’ gums. Yes, the tiny “crystal-like” bits found in toothpaste for decorative purposes only, are actually polyethylene, the same substance used to manufacture shopping bags that are believed by some researchers to never fully breakdown in the environment. The story was picked up by local media and Read more »
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November 19, 2014
Managing Diabetes: There’s an App for That

Managing Diabetes: There’s an App for That

The first step toward managing diabetes is knowing your numbers. Tracking devices designed specifically to help you monitor your diabetes, can help make getting on the right track easier and more efficient than ever before. By getting an accurate view of your blood sugar along with how much you're exercising, what and when you are eating, and even your sleep patterns, you can take a proactive role improving your overall Read more »
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November 19, 2014
Know the facts about SHINGLES Are you at risk?

Know the facts about SHINGLES Are you at risk?

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV), the same virus that causes chickenpox. After a person recovers from chickenpox, the virus stays in the body, and usually does not cause any problems; however, the virus can reappear years later, resulting in shingles. About 25 percent of all healthy adults will get shingles during their lifetimes, usually after age 40. What does shingles look like? Shingles Read more »
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November 19, 2014
A Is for Autumn & A….chooo

A Is for Autumn & A….chooo

Fall is in the air (or so we say). That’s a nice way of expressing that the weather is getting a little cooler, there is the familiar scent of wood smoke from a distant chimney and the crunch of dry leaves under foot on our favorite walking path. But in reality…there is a lot more than a nostalgic treat to the senses floating in the breeze. For seasonal allergy sufferers Read more »
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September 17, 2014
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Families First Joins “Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi” to Reduce Teen Pregnancies
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JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi is expanding Governor Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative throughout the read more »

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Jackson, Miss. – According to the spring 2017 Leapfrog Group survey,  has earned an “A” rating for the second survey read more »

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