The Winter Blues

The Winter Blues

By Richelle Putnam Outside, overcast skies hide the afternoon sun. Summer’s vibrant green and the kaleidoscopic colors of fall have long vanished, leaving only fallen leaves to sweep across the cold, barren ground. Winter in the south may be relatively short, but its colder and shorter days can still bring on the winter blues. Seasonal depression, otherwise known as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), strikes up to 6% of the U.S. population and Read more »
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February 22, 2012
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early Diagnosis Can Prevent Long-term Joint Degeneration

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early Diagnosis Can Prevent Long-term Joint Degeneration

By Janna Jones Coleman Identifying RA Symptoms For the past few weeks, you’ve awakened with swollen joints, the stiffness lasting for hours. The pain is mirrored in the joints of both hands and fingers, which feel tender and warm to the touch. You’re more tired than usual and don’t feel well in general. You may even be running fever or losing weight. You’ve been ignoring these symptoms for a month in hopes they’ll Read more »
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February 22, 2012
Managing Medications

Managing Medications

By Jamie O’Quinn Whether we are dealing with the latest flu bug, the declining health of aging Baby Boomers or a wide range of other physical and mental illnesses, with the help of medications many conditions can be controlled, improved or even cured. Prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and various supplements, all have the potential to impact our health positively or negatively, depending on how well they are managed. By taking some Read more »
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February 22, 2012
Getting to the HEART of the Matter

Getting to the HEART of the Matter

How some common and not so common tools are changing how cardiologists approach diagnosing heart disease By Janna Jones Coleman New trends in cardiac catheterization and the use of cardiac calcium scoring help cardiologists diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease. Well-Being spoke with the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Dr. Cameron Guild, who is board certified in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology, to learn more about these techniques. What’s New in Cardiac Catheterization “Cardiac Read more »
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February 22, 2012
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