Tackling the Tough Choices

Tackling the Tough Choices

helping teens navigate the perilous landscape of good decision-making By Laura Walker The human brain does not reach full development until the early to mid-twenties. The last part to fully mature is the frontal lobe, which controls decision-making. As with any skill, there are ways that parents can help their child develop positive decision-making skills, particularly when addressing topics such as sex, drug and alcohol use, and relationships. Your teen’s physical development and Read more »
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July 05, 2018
Sparking the Progress of Baby’s Speech Development

Sparking the Progress of Baby’s Speech Development

  In the May/June 2018 issue of Well-Being, with the help of Susannah Silvia, Speech Language Pathologist and Clinical Director for Beyond Therapy for Kids, we shared commonly accepted guidelines for the normal development of a baby’s speech and language skills and offered milestones to help parents track their child’s progress. Once parents know the verbal tasks their child should be mastering as they grow, they can play a proactive role Read more »
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July 05, 2018
Marking the Milestones of Baby’s Speech Development

Marking the Milestones of Baby’s Speech Development

A baby’s first sounds are usually loud and clear and they express very effectively (although nonverbally) what they want us to know – “I’m hungry. I need to be changed. I’m afraid. I’m tired. I need to be held.” But as the weeks and months go by, babies learn to express themselves in new ways that are all a part of the development of language. Every babble, coo or first Read more »
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May 06, 2018
Are you stressing out your dog?

Are you stressing out your dog?

Ever notice that dogs and their humans start to look alike after a while? Well, it’s not just physical appearance that many dogs may come to share with their human “best friends,” but also their emotional state. When a dog owner is constantly stressed out, nervous or fearful, it can have a direct impact on their four-footed buddies and leave them suffering from anxiety as well. Or as one un-named Read more »
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May 06, 2018
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in the news Surgeon General Visits Mississippi to Discuss Measures to Stem the Opioid Crisis
Posted Fri 07/6/2018 12:14PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Dr. Jerome Adams, the nation’s 20th U.S. Surgeon General visited Mississippi in May to bring the message read more »

Good News for Some Breast Cancer Patients – No Chemo Needed
Posted Fri 07/6/2018 11:46AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A major international study recently concluded that many women with early-stage breast cancer who normally would receive read more »

Entergy Warns of Electrical Safety Hazards Around Docks and Marinas
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JACKSON, Miss. – As a part of its outreach and education efforts to promote electrical safety and prevent injuries and read more »

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