HEALTH ALERT: For Millennials and Members of Generation X

HEALTH ALERT: For Millennials and Members of Generation X

Colon and rectal cancers are on the rise among adults under 50, even for those in their 20s and 30s. When it comes to the incidence of colorectal cancers, there is some good news. Cancers of the colon and rectum have been declining in older adults in recent decades, possibly because of better awareness of the importance of initial screening at age 50. However in a new study conducted by the Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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
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in the news MS Science Fest Comes to the LeFleur Museum District for a Third Year
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 3:24AM

JACKSON, Miss. – In 2016, with support and assistance from The Franklin Institute, the Mississippi Children’s Museum piloted the first read more »

2018 WellsFest to Benefit Growing Up Knowing
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 2:22AM

JACKSON, Miss. – The 35th annual WellsFest will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park next to read more »

Dr. Phillip Ley Now Offers a Saturday Clinic Option
Posted Mon 10/1/2018 2:01AM

Dr. Phillip Ley’s clinic, located at 1020 N. Flowood Drive, in Flowood, will be open on designated Saturdays throughout the read more »

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