Fighting the Opioid Epidemic: Physical Therapy vs. Opioid Medications

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic: Physical Therapy vs. Opioid Medications

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, and so have sales of these prescriptions. From 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people have died in the U.S. from overdose related to subscription opioids. Just as the opioid crisis didn’t occur overnight, it certainly can’t be solved overnight – it will take monumental efforts on many fronts. To reduce the Read more »
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September 13, 2017
The HPV Vaccine: Sorting Myth from Fact

The HPV Vaccine: Sorting Myth from Fact

What parents should know It’s what we have all been waiting for…a vaccine for cancer, right? So if someone told you there already was a vaccine for cancer, and receiving it could protect your child from several forms of the disease, wouldn’t you make sure your kids got it? Unfortunately too many parents are overlooking an important safeguard, the HPV vaccine, that actually can protect against HPV-associated cancers including cancers of Read more »
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September 13, 2017
kids & headaches

kids & headaches

When you hear the word headache, what image pops into your mind – a busy adult, hands on their forehead, head down, trying to regain concentration while paperwork seems to pile up around them? Or, do you imagine a six-year-old sitting away from her friends holding her head and crying? The most common response is – the adult. But, it turns out headaches are not at all uncommon among children Read more »
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July 10, 2017
HEALTH ALERT: For Millennials and Members of Generation X

HEALTH ALERT: For Millennials and Members of Generation X

Colon and rectal cancers are on the rise among adults under 50, even for those in their 20s and 30s. When it comes to the incidence of colorectal cancers, there is some good news. Cancers of the colon and rectum have been declining in older adults in recent decades, possibly because of better awareness of the importance of initial screening at age 50. However in a new study conducted by the Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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in the news St. Catherine’s Village To Host Seminar On Alzheimer’s Disease And Dementia
Posted Tue 03/13/2018 1:56AM

MADISON, Miss. – March 29, at 2:30 p.m., St. Catherine’s Village will host a free seminar featuring Dr. Thomas Mosley, read more »

Entergy and C Spire team up with PSC to tackle rural “digital divide” challenge
Posted Tue 03/13/2018 1:53AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Entergy Mississippi and C Spire, along with the Mississippi Public Service Commission are teaming up on an read more »

Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run Scores Record Participation
Posted Tue 03/13/2018 1:51AM

RIDGELAND, Miss – Following the biggest year of participation ever in Central Mississippi, the Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile read more »

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