STAND UP TO CANCER: Cancer Screening Week December 3-7, 2018

STAND UP TO CANCER: Cancer Screening Week December 3-7, 2018

STAND UP TO CANCER: Cancer Screening Week December 3-7, 2018 Founded by Genentech, the American Cancer Society, Stand Up To Cancer and Rally Health, Cancer Screening Week is a public health initiative to increase awareness around the potentially lifesaving benefits of cancer screening. We can all raise awareness and help to reduce cancer mortality for some of the most common and deadly cancers in the United States. That's why each of Read more »
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November 10, 2018
You’re Too Young to Slow Down

You’re Too Young to Slow Down

Could partial knee replacement be right for you? Osteoarthritis is a cruel mistress. It is the wearing away of the connective tissue – or cartilage – within a joint over time. Because cartilage prevents one bone from scraping against another, acting as a shock absorber during movement, once that cartilage is gone or diminished, what you have left is bone on bone contact and pain. Even the most active person is Read more »
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October 01, 2018
When lower tract traffic comes to a standstill

When lower tract traffic comes to a standstill

We all have times when we might say that “going” is not going so well and our normal “regularity” gets a little irregular. However you want to describe it, we can agree that no go is no good. But when does constipation become something to really worry about? Well-Being spoke to gastroenterologist Dr. Michelle A. Petro, of G.I. Associates about how to know when to see a doctor about constipation and Read more »
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October 01, 2018
Beware the Striking Danger How to Avoid the Hazards of Summer Lightning

Beware the Striking Danger How to Avoid the Hazards of Summer Lightning

By Jim Pollard, Public Affairs Manager, American Medical Response Central Mississippi Lightning is one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena – and one of its deadliest, particularly in the Deep South. According to the National Weather Service, lightning strikes about 300 people in the U.S. each year, killing about 30. For every death, many more are injured and some are left with lifelong disabilities such as intense pain, nerve damage and depression. Beware! Read more »
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July 06, 2018
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