Are you just  forgetful, or could it be something more?

Are you just forgetful, or could it be something more?

Whether you are caring for an aging spouse, parent or friend, or if you are wondering about whether you, yourself, are starting to lose a step when it comes to memory, the most difficult thing to grapple with is how to know what behavior is a part of normal aging and what could signal cognitive decline that warrants evaluation. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is an intermediate stage between the expected cognitive Read more »
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May 06, 2018
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
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in the news MS State Department of Health Launches WIC Mississippi Mobile App
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:26AM

JACKSON, Miss. – A free app, sponsored by the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, read more »

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
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“Don’t Assume” is the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s 2019 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month public awareness campaign. The goal of this read more »

St. Dominic’s Provides Free Joint Replacements for Six Deserving Patients
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St. Dominic’s Joint Center made spirits bright for six individuals last month by providing them total joint replacements at read more »

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