MUMPS Makes a Comeback

MUMPS Makes a Comeback

Mumps is a contagious disease that is caused by a virus, with symptoms similar to the flu, such as fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness and loss of appetite, along with the telltale swelling of the salivary glands resulting in puffy cheeks and jaw pain or tenderness (picture chipmunk cheeks). If you haven’t heard much about mumps lately, there is a good reason for that. Until recently, at least for the Read more »
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January 02, 2017
MUSIC & OUR MOODS

MUSIC & OUR MOODS

The influence of music on our lives is certainly nothing new. Consider the drumbeats of our ancient ancestors and how they served to communicate, to celebrate, to prepare for war and to bless the peace. Almost as soon as early man began to fashion functional tools to help with the necessary activities of daily living, he also began to develop instruments designed to create music. It’s clear that from the Read more »
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January 02, 2017
Holidays & Heart Attacks

Holidays & Heart Attacks

Let’s take a little one-question, multiple-choice quiz... During the holidays you are more likely to ___________? A. Overeat B. Not get enough exercise C. Increase alcohol consumption D. Have a heart attack E. All of the above. Unfortunately, the answer is E. All of the above. Whether you know it or not your risk for having a heart attack increases during the late December holidays. In fact, according to a 2004 study published in the American Heart Read more »
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November 18, 2016
Bless our Hearts

Bless our Hearts

A Coordinated Effort to Improve Mississippi’s Heart Attack Care, Communications and Outcomes Nobody is ever really ready for a heart attack. As one recent television commercial reminds us, we don’t get a warning note or text message alerting us in advance. It is that element of surprise that catches us off guard and can prevent our taking immediate and appropriate action. Our lack of preparedness can have devastating results. Two of the Read more »
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November 18, 2016
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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
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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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