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
The Mystery of Fibromyalgia

The Mystery of Fibromyalgia

There is much about fibromyalgia that we don’t know. It affects only two to four percent of people (more women than men) and there is no reliable test to detect the condition. Doctors diagnose fibromyalgia based on a patient’s relevant symptoms, such as widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, as well as sleep, memory and mood problems. These symptoms may appear suddenly after a physical trauma, surgery, infection or psychological stress or Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Living Healthy with Diabetes

Living Healthy with Diabetes

Contributed by: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi’s Health & Wellness Team If you have diabetes, it’s important to know you can live a healthy, active lifestyle when you practice good health habits. You can manage your diabetes by eating a healthy carbohydrate-controlled diet along with regular exercise and by having a relationship with your primary care provider. What you should know about diabetes Insulin is produced by the pancreas and Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Whether to take some form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after menopause to mitigate unpleasant symptoms has been a subject of discussion and controversy for women for decades. Experts have argued the health benefits and risks with hypotheses that have vacillated from “nothing short of a miracle” to “posing grave danger of increased risks of heart disease, stroke and breast cancer.” Throughout this confusion, women have faced the difficult decision Read more »
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November 16, 2017
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in the news UMMC Offers Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs
Posted Wed 01/2/2019 11:22PM

JACKSON, Miss.– Community programs to help residents increase wellness and cope with insomnia, anxiety and stress will be offered beginning read more »

Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness
Posted Sat 11/10/2018 10:30PM

Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness JACKSON, Miss.– According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
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November is National Diabetes Month This year’s National Diabetes Month focus is promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a read more »

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