You’re Too Young to Slow Down

You’re Too Young to Slow Down

Could partial knee replacement be right for you? Osteoarthritis is a cruel mistress. It is the wearing away of the connective tissue – or cartilage – within a joint over time. Because cartilage prevents one bone from scraping against another, acting as a shock absorber during movement, once that cartilage is gone or diminished, what you have left is bone on bone contact and pain. Even the most active person is Read more »
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October 01, 2018
When lower tract traffic comes to a standstill

When lower tract traffic comes to a standstill

We all have times when we might say that “going” is not going so well and our normal “regularity” gets a little irregular. However you want to describe it, we can agree that no go is no good. But when does constipation become something to really worry about? Well-Being spoke to gastroenterologist Dr. Michelle A. Petro, of G.I. Associates about how to know when to see a doctor about constipation and Read more »
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October 01, 2018
Beware the Striking Danger How to Avoid the Hazards of Summer Lightning

Beware the Striking Danger How to Avoid the Hazards of Summer Lightning

By Jim Pollard, Public Affairs Manager, American Medical Response Central Mississippi Lightning is one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena – and one of its deadliest, particularly in the Deep South. According to the National Weather Service, lightning strikes about 300 people in the U.S. each year, killing about 30. For every death, many more are injured and some are left with lifelong disabilities such as intense pain, nerve damage and depression. Beware! Read more »
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July 06, 2018
The Ups & Downs of Bipolar Disorder

The Ups & Downs of Bipolar Disorder

We all have our good days and our bad days. We even can go through periods when everything seems to be going our way, only to have setbacks that make us feel defeated. But the difference between normal highs and lows and a diagnosis of bipolar disorder is the duration and severity of mood swings and a pattern of how they play out. Bipolar disorder, sometimes known as manic-depressive illness, is Read more »
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July 05, 2018
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in the news November is National Diabetes Month
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November is National Diabetes Month This year’s National Diabetes Month focus is promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a read more »

Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS
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Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS JACKSON, Miss. – Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new read more »

Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track
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Batson Children’s Hospital ER Department Initiates Pediatric Fast Track JACKSON, Miss. – the Pediatric Emergency Department at Batson Children’s Hospital recently read more »

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