6 Steps to Help Your Pet Live Longer

6 Steps to Help Your Pet Live Longer

By Katie King The number of pets living longer is increasing thanks to better veterinary care and nutrition. Once a ten-year-old dog (seventy in “dog years”) was considered to be an old-timer, but today it is not unusual for mid-sized to small dogs to live to their late teens or even 20s. (Large dogs generally have a shorter lifespan.) Cats from age one to between seven and ten are generally considered Read more »
By admin
March 07, 2012
Whatever Happened to Recess?

Whatever Happened to Recess?

By Richelle Putnam Hard realities for Mississippi, like top national rankings in obesity and poverty and bottom rankings in education, often keep our lovely hospitality state in a negative light. In a recent study by the College of Health at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), approximately 95 percent of Mississippians surveyed believe obesity is a serious problem for the state and would support a law requiring at least 30 minutes of Read more »
By admin
February 22, 2012
How to get the kids to spend more time…

How to get the kids to spend more time…

By Katie King You’re good parents. You try to limit the kids’ TV and computer time and monitor the content of their video games. But somewhere between bill paying, housecleaning, the wash, cooking, and the work you have to bring home from the office…a couple of weeks go by and you don’t complain when your children spend a little more time in front of the old boob tube, computer or Wii Read more »
By admin
February 22, 2012
weatherSaturday

August 17th 2019

jobs Jobs

Who's hiring? Find and list the most current healthcare and fitness jobs in the area. GO »

in the news The Spectrum Academy at New Summit School
Posted Wed 05/17/2017 3:15AM

JACKSON, Miss. – New Summit School recently announced the expansion of its services to include Spectrum Academy, which will focus read more »

Mississippi Healthcare Alliance/American Heart Association Provide CPR in Schools Kits
Posted Mon 03/6/2017 4:29AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Thanks to The Mississippi Healthcare Alliance, in partnership with the American Heart Association, 176 CPR in Schools read more »

Record Turnout for BCBS Get Ready to Run Event
Posted Mon 03/6/2017 3:58AM

RIDGELAND, Miss. – Following a record year of school participation in Central Mississippi, Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile Fun read more »

classifieds Directory

Well-Being Classifieds for buyers and sellers. Find the latest fitness equipment, classes, and accessories to purchase, or sell your own exercise gear. GO »

directory Directory

Find outstanding healthcare providers in your area from a wide range of specialties. Contact area specialists and state-of-the-art healthcare facilities.