New Evidence in the Case Against… Fast Food

New Evidence in the Case Against… Fast Food

Now a 20-year study connects the consumption of fast food in children and adolescents to increased risk of asthma, eczema and rhinitis. ­ We all know about the connection between fast food consumption and the epidemic rates of obesity in children and adults worldwide. There is also an undeniable link between fast food and a myriad of other health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer and the enormous impact these Read more »
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March 15, 2013
Personalized Medicine The future of healthcare, now

Personalized Medicine The future of healthcare, now

Anyone who has found themselves caught up in what sometimes feels like a very “impersonal” healthcare system or who has tried to help a friend or loved one navigate the complexities of accessing care, can attest to the level of frustration it can induce. For years one of the greatest criticisms of modern medicine has been a growing lack of hands-on, face-to-face interaction between patient and caregiver. For medical professionals all Read more »
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March 15, 2013
Colorectal Cancer: Preventable, Treatable, Beatable

Colorectal Cancer: Preventable, Treatable, Beatable

This February lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate introduced resolutions designating March National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and with good reason… with the exception of skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the U.S. • The American Cancer Society estimates there will be more than 142,000 new colorectal cancer cases diagnosed in the nation this year. • It is the Read more »
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March 15, 2013
the truth about coffee & tea

the truth about coffee & tea

Let’s face it, whether we identify ourselves as “coffee people” or “tea people,” most of us find it difficult to face the day without a boost of caffeine from one source or the other. Our choices between coffee and tea obviously depend on a number of factors – family preference, personal taste, cultural traditions and current trends. Even on the staff of Well-Being, there are proponents of both side of Read more »
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January 10, 2013
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in the news UMMC Transplants Reached Record High in 2016
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JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s transplant team set an all time record in 2016 for kidney, read more »

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Static electricity related incidents at gas stations are relatively unusual, but the potential for them to happen is at its read more »

Summit Connects Faith and Mental Health Communities
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