Health Savings Accounts: Could an HSAs be in your future?

Health Savings Accounts: Could an HSAs be in your future?

Maybe it’s not rocket science, but it might as well be. Let’s face it, health insurance can be confusing, complicated and down right infuriating, but we all need it. With so much up in the air right now about the direction the U.S. healthcare system will take, Well-Being thought it would be enlightening for us to take a look at some tools that could help consumers navigate the turbulent waters Read more »
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July 10, 2017
sunflowers: nature’s sun worshippers

sunflowers: nature’s sun worshippers

photo by Rory Doyle “Sunflowers and your face fascinate me…” ~ Stevi Nicks How can you look at a field of sunflowers, all their faces turned to the sun, and not smile? If flowers had a beauty pageant of their own, the sunflower would surely be voted Miss Congeniality. But this giant among flowers is also treasured for the bountiful health benefits in its seeds and the oil that is made from Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Baby Boomers Beware… Could You Have Hep C?

Baby Boomers Beware… Could You Have Hep C?

Here’s what you should know. Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting just a few weeks to a serious, lifelong chronic disease that attacks the liver. It results from infection with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person. Hepatitis C causes inflammation of the liver. Over time, that inflammation can begin Read more »
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May 16, 2017
The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

It feels like a double whammy. As we age, we are likely to experience some degree of hearing loss. And now, we are learning that hearing loss may be a factor in the risk of developing cognitive issues, even dementia. This is significant when we think about the fact that there are approximately 76 million baby boomers living in the U.S. today ranging in age from 52 – 72. As Read more »
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May 16, 2017
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in the news St. Dominic’s and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Announce Telehealth Partnership
Posted Sun 05/6/2018 7:53PM

Flowood, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi (BCBSMS) announce their partnership to deliver read more »

Number of Opioid Prescriptions Drops in 2017
Posted Sun 05/6/2018 7:48PM

There is a glimmer of hope with regard to the U.S. opioid crisis. In 2017, the number of prescriptions for read more »

MDH Director of Health Protection Helps in U.S. Virgin Islands Recovery
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JACKSON, Miss. – Jim Craig, Director of Health Protection for the  (MSDH), recently returned from six weeks in the U.S. read more »

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