Seniors and Extreme Heat: A Dangerous Combination

Seniors and Extreme Heat: A Dangerous Combination

As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significantly greater risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the summer months. Hyperthermia can include heat stroke, heat edema (swelling in your ankles and feet when you get hot), heat syncope (sudden dizziness after exercising in the heat), heat cramps, and heat exhaustion. Each year nearly 600 Americans die Read more »
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July 07, 2019
Reading Matters

Reading Matters

Reading is a skill that is fundamental to your child’s education and forms the foundation of every other learning skill he or she will need to garner a good education and reach their potential in today’s fast-paced world. While the basic tenants of learning letters and sounds and recognizing them in words and sentences are crucial, having an understanding of what is read is the other side of the coin Read more »
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May 18, 2019
HOW TO help your adult children cut the financial apron strings

HOW TO help your adult children cut the financial apron strings

There is nothing easy about being on your own for the first time, especially if you have not had a full-time job before or managed your own finances. All too many young adults today are woefully unprepared to face their financial commitments without partial or significant assistance from their parents. As parents our first inclination may be to provide a strong financial buffer to help our kids get off to Read more »
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May 18, 2019
Wellness Meets the  Hospitality Industry

Wellness Meets the Hospitality Industry

It’s time to be thinking about a summer vacation and what kind of accommodations you and your family want during your stay. The features that top your priority list for facilities and amenities should also include your destination’s attention to concerns for cleanliness, safety and environmental air quality. Think about it. Because hotel rooms are constantly inhabited by new occupants, every aspect of the room should be considered a public space, Read more »
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May 18, 2019
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in the news Cannabidiol Drug Trial at UMMC Gets One-Year Extension
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 10:00PM

University of MS School of Pharmacy’s National Center for Natural Products Research. JACKSON, Miss. – Results from a clinical trial read more »

Collaborative Seeks to Strengthen College Tobacco-Free Policies
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 9:54PM

This August, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation hosted the University and College Tobacco-Free Campus Collaborative. Top read more »

Newk’s Cares Kicks off 6th Year of Promoting Ovarian Cancer Awareness
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 9:49PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Newk's Cares, the ovarian cancer awareness movement founded by fast-casual restaurant Newk's Eatery, will observe Ovarian Cancer read more »

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