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
Where to start when choosing… Home Care Services?

Where to start when choosing… Home Care Services?

There are a number of reasons a person might be in a position of needing a little extra help around the home, personally or for a loved one. For the purposes of this article Well-Being focused on the kind of help one might require after a hospital stay from an illness or injury, when recuperating from surgery, or for someone who is growing older and needs more help with the Read more »
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September 13, 2018
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JACKSON, Miss. – Since near eradication of the disease in 2000, the number of cases of measles reported in the read more »

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin No-Longer Recommended for Some Patients
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The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association recently recommended that a daily 75 to 100 milligrams of read more »

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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