Hearing Loss in a NOISY WORLD

Hearing Loss in a NOISY WORLD

There are a number of reasons for hearing loss, not the least of which is aging, but living in a world that is filled with ear piercing decibel levels is not helping. This October, the crowd roar at Arrowhead Stadium during a Kansas City Chiefs game, was recorded at an all time high for a sporting event…137.5 decibels just under the pain threshold of 140 decibels, and comparable to a Read more »
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November 15, 2013
Recognizing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Recognizing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Do you forget where you left your keys? Have trouble remembering the name of a co-worker? Get lost on the way to a meeting or an event at a location you have driven to before? Everyone, young or not so young, experiences memory loss from time to time, but how can you tell if your periodic lapses are just a normal part of aging, or a sign of something more serious…like Read more »
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November 14, 2013
Navigating Breast Cancer

Navigating Breast Cancer

There are few things in life that can shake a woman at her very core, the way a diagnosis of breast cancer can. Even before a formal diagnosis, the stress surrounding the uncertainty and fear a woman is feeling can make it difficult to face the decisions that may lie ahead. Education and supportive care can go a long way toward helping a woman deal with the many issues and Read more »
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September 18, 2013
Coronary Calcium Scanning: Who needs it and who doesn’t?

Coronary Calcium Scanning: Who needs it and who doesn’t?

If you could have a painless, non-invasive test to check for the build-up of plaque in your coronary arteries, would you do it, even if it were not covered by most insurance policies? Well, there is. A heart scan, or coronary calcium scan, uses computed tomography (CT) technology to check for the accumulation of calcium in plaque on the walls of the arteries of the heart, and it can be Read more »
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September 18, 2013
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in the news Mississippi Healthcare Alliance/American Heart Association Provide CPR in Schools Kits
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JACKSON, Miss. – Thanks to The Mississippi Healthcare Alliance, in partnership with the American Heart Association, 176 CPR in Schools read more »

Record Turnout for BCBS Get Ready to Run Event
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RIDGELAND, Miss. – Following a record year of school participation in Central Mississippi, Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile Fun read more »

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JACKSON, Miss. – March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, but GI Associates and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have been read more »

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