Weight Loss After Menopause: Why is it so hard?

Weight Loss After Menopause: Why is it so hard?

Around the time you hit your mid- to late-forties you probably started noticing something different about your body. Even when you maintain your same diet and exercise routine, there’s a gradual uptick on the scales, and your best attempts to keep your weight in check just don’t seem to work the way they once did. What’s even worse, all the weight you put on seems to go straight to your Read more »
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May 18, 2019
When it is more than the “baby blues”

When it is more than the “baby blues”

It’s not unusual for new moms to find themselves in of whirlwind of emotions after giving birth – experiencing everything from excitement and joy, to fear and anxiety. In fact, most women experience a brief period of mood swings, crying spells, anxiety and sleeplessness, often referred to as “baby blues,” for a few days post delivery, beginning within the first two or three days after birth and lasting up to Read more »
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May 18, 2019
New Cholesterol  Management Guidelines: A more personalized approach to risk assessment and treatment

New Cholesterol Management Guidelines: A more personalized approach to risk assessment and treatment

Late last year, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new cholesterol guidelines that include recommendations for more personalized risk assessments and new cholesterol-lowering drug options for people at the highest risk for cardiovascular disease. According to AHA President Ivor Benjamin, M.D., the updated guidelines reinforce the importance of healthy living, lifestyle modification and prevention. They build on the 2013 cholesterol recommendations to focus on identifying Read more »
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May 18, 2019
COPD: What is it? Could you have it?

COPD: What is it? Could you have it?

COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a progressive lung disease that causes breathing difficulties and can be fatal. Millions of Americans suffer from it and millions more may have it and not even know it. Could you be one of them? It’s not always easy to tell. Who is at risk? Most at risk for developing COPD are smokers, former smokers and people who’ve had frequent exposure to other irritants. Read more »
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March 11, 2019
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in the news Collaborative Seeks to Strengthen College Tobacco-Free Policies
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 9:54PM

This August, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation hosted the University and College Tobacco-Free Campus Collaborative. Top read more »

Newk’s Cares Kicks off 6th Year of Promoting Ovarian Cancer Awareness
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 9:49PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Newk's Cares, the ovarian cancer awareness movement founded by fast-casual restaurant Newk's Eatery, will observe Ovarian Cancer read more »

MS Biologist Researches Kale’s Cancer-Killing Effects
Posted Mon 07/8/2019 3:48AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Belhaven University’s Associate Professor of Biology, Dr. Elizabeth Brandon and a team of student researchers are conducting read more »

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