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Not nukes… Mississippi Wildflowers By Victoria Locke From vacant lots to highway easements, open meadows to suburban backyards, wildflowers could be springing up, with a little help from some willing accomplices. All it takes to paint the landscape with color come summer, is a successful way to distribute seeds, and you don’t even have to cultivate the soil. The solution is seed balls – or as the Sierra Club has dubbed them, seed Read more »
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March 07, 2012
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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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February 22, 2012
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in the news One Alcoholic Drink a Day Increases Breast Cancer Risk in Women
Posted Mon 07/10/2017 7:05PM

A recent report from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Fund found that drinking one alcoholic read more »

Families First Joins “Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi” to Reduce Teen Pregnancies
Posted Mon 07/10/2017 7:03PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Families First for Mississippi is expanding Governor Bryant’s Healthy Teens for a Better Mississippi initiative throughout the read more »

St. Dominic’s Earns “A” Rating from Leapfrog Group Survey
Posted Wed 05/17/2017 4:04AM

Jackson, Miss. – According to the spring 2017 Leapfrog Group survey,  has earned an “A” rating for the second survey read more »

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