Living with IBD

Living with IBD

If you, a family member or loved one, suffer from IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) you know how debilitating it can be, and how it can control your life. However, while there is no known cure, there is help. Well-Being explored the intricacies of this chronic, but treatable condition with Dr. Jane-Claire Williams, Gastroenterologist at GI Associates of Jackson, Madison and Vicksburg. What is IBD? First, it is important to understand that IBD does Read more »
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January 10, 2013
Secrets of Workplace Wellness

Secrets of Workplace Wellness

The current health status of Americans is the subject of widespread discussion. Whether it is our increasing waistlines, rising rates of heart disease, the epidemic of type 2 diabetes, rates of tobacco use and tobacco based illnesses, our propensity for inactivity or any of a myriad of other chronic and debilitating illnesses, we can all agree there are serious issues that contribute to exploding national healthcare costs. It’s important to Read more »
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January 10, 2013
DVT: What you should know about DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS

DVT: What you should know about DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS

DVT: What you should know about DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS We all have been trapped on a plane for hours or stuck in our cars when traveling or when tied up in traffic. You know the feeling of cramped, aching legs, when you can’t wait to be free to get up and stretch your legs and get your blood flowing again. Well, sitting for extended periods of time can be more than an Read more »
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November 12, 2012
Holiday Health & Safety Tips

Holiday Health & Safety Tips

Holiday Health & Safety Tips For all of the good times families look forward to during the holidays, accidents and illness all too often spoil our idyllic plans with an unexpected trip to the ER. In fact, the holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for emergency rooms everywhere. With just a few preemptive precautions you can keep your family safer and healthier so you can make Read more »
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November 09, 2012
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JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic’s Hospital recently was honored by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) with the award of an read more »

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