Autism & the GI Factor

Autism & the GI Factor

Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders are among the most common medical conditions associated with autism, according to the autism advocacy organization Autism Speaks. The problems range from chronic constipation or diarrhea to irritable and inflammatory bowel syndromes and acid reflux. While these conditions can occur at any age, they have been studied most frequently in young children with autism. The CDC recently found that children with autism are more than 3.5 times more Read more »
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May 06, 2018
How to Get the Most from Your Woman’s Wellness Visit

How to Get the Most from Your Woman’s Wellness Visit

By Mickie Griffith-Autry, PhD, NP-C When it comes to visits to see your woman’s healthcare provider for pre-emptive care and screenings, how often should you go, what should you expect and how can your interaction with your provider impact your care? Sociocultural studies show that women tend to place their healthcare needs second to the needs of others. To compound this trend, women face seemingly ever-changing guidelines related to insurance coverage for Read more »
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March 13, 2018
Water: the first line of defense against kidney stones

Water: the first line of defense against kidney stones

If you have ever experienced the pain associated with a kidney stone, there is almost nothing you wouldn’t do to prevent having to go through that agony again. But you might be surprised to find that the simplest (and least expensive) preventative step you can take to avoid future kidney stones is often ignored. The fact is, in spite of all the technological advances, new medications and surgical procedures, the Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Living Healthy in 2018

Living Healthy in 2018

Contributed by: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi’s Health & Wellness Team Three Cheers for a Healthy New Year! With the holiday season behind us, it’s time to begin the new year. If your resolutions include plans to get healthy, there’s never been a better time to get started! If you’ve already made your resolutions for the new year, be sure these healthy habits are on your list! Have a wellness Read more »
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January 15, 2018
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in the news 2018 WellsFest to Benefit Growing Up Knowing
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 2:22AM

JACKSON, Miss. – The 35th annual WellsFest will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to read more »

Dr. Phillip Ley Now Offers a Saturday Clinic Option
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 2:01AM

Dr. Phillip Ley’s clinic, located at 1020 N. Flowood Drive, in Flowood, will be open on designated Saturdays throughout the read more »

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month
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October is set aside as National Dyslexia Awareness month with the express purpose of helping friends, family and the wider read more »

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