The Essentials of Senior Health

The Essentials of Senior Health

Remember when 65 was the age you retire and go home to sit on the front porch and watch the world go by? That was then, but now 65 is just the beginning of a whole new existence for seniors who have maintained their health and stayed active. Growing older healthily isn’t a given – it takes work. Following a few common sense tips can help you extend your active Read more »
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January 02, 2019
Your Child and Mental Health: Promoting Mind-Body Wellness

Your Child and Mental Health: Promoting Mind-Body Wellness

By Laura Walker Identifying when your child is having a hard time emotionally can be tricky. It is important to remember the way a child and an adult reacts to stress, sadness, frustration and anxiety will often look very different. Noticing changes in your child’s behavior or demeanor and being aware of what is happening in their lives is critical, particularly for younger children. If a child complains of consistent headaches or Read more »
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January 02, 2019
“Is Fish Sleeping?”

“Is Fish Sleeping?”

“Is Fish Sleeping?” Helping a Child Through the Loss of a Pet By Ashley Smith, MAMFT, LPC-S From the fish they win at the fair to the puppy on their Christmas list, pets occupy such a special place in the hearts of children. The bond between pet and child is often immediate, unbreakable, and fiercely loyal. Sadly, they are also often the relationships in which our children first experience death and grief. As parents, Read more »
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November 09, 2018
Keeping Latchkey Kids Safe

Keeping Latchkey Kids Safe

Kids are back at school now and for many that means they will be going home to an empty house. These “latchkey kids,” as they are called, must take care of themselves for a few hours each day while parents are away. For many kids, the same is true during the summer months and school holidays. It is estimated that 40% of kids are left at home alone at some Read more »
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September 13, 2018
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St. D Adds New System to Help Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair
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JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital recently acquired the DigniCap Scalp Cooling System to minimize hair loss from chemo-therapy. Positive read more »

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JACKSON, Miss. – To support healthier lifestyles and improved health for Mississippians, Families First for Mississippi and the Mississippi Department read more »

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