Where we live impacts how well we live.

Where we live impacts how well we live.

We know there are lifestyle factors that directly impact our health…such as whether we get regular exercise, eat a balanced, nutrient-rich diet, use tobacco or abuse alcohol, but, what about environmental factors? Can where we live make a difference in our health and wellbeing? The answer is a resounding yes. The conditions in communities where we live, learn, work and play have a significant impact on our ability to make health-wise Read more »
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September 03, 2015
teaching kids to SAVE

teaching kids to SAVE

Remember getting your first piggy bank and proudly stashing away every nickel, penny or quarter, not to mention the greatly sought after “folding money” that slipped so neatly into the slot. Technically, that is the first lesson of saving, but money management is much more complicated than just stashing it away out of sight. There is always going to be something you want so much you are willing to smash Read more »
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September 03, 2015
Summer Safety Tips

Summer Safety Tips

The dog days of summer are upon us bringing days at the pool, family picnics, baseball and other outdoor activities. Here are just a few tips to help keep your family healthy and safe during summer fun. Protect your family from the sun: Wear protective clothing and wide-brimmed hats to avoid sun exposure when involved in outdoor activities. Use sunscreen with at least SPF 15 (SPF 30 is better) and reapply sunscreen Read more »
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July 01, 2015
Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI CHILDREN’S HOME SERVICES

Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI CHILDREN’S HOME SERVICES

Serving Mississippi’s children and families for more than a century “If not us, then who, if not now, then when?” MCHS Chief Executive Officer, John D. Damon, Ph.D. In the early 1900s, the options for children without parents were limited. There were a number of large institutional homes throughout the state that did the best they could to provide food and shelter for orphaned children or children whose family’s simply couldn’t take care Read more »
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July 01, 2015
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in the news MDH Director of Health Protection Helps in U.S. Virgin Islands Recovery
Posted Sun 05/6/2018 7:43PM

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

National Women’s Health Week May 13-19
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During National Women's Health Week each year, millions of women are reminded to take steps to improve their health. The read more »

St. Catherine’s Village To Host Seminar On Alzheimer’s Disease And Dementia
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MADISON, Miss. – March 29, at 2:30 p.m., St. Catherine’s Village will host a free seminar featuring Dr. Thomas Mosley, read more »

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