SELFIE SAFETY

SELFIE SAFETY

There are a lot of theories about the nature of the rise in popularity of the digital self-portrait, or as we popularly refer to it, the selfie. For most selfie aficionados, it’s a fun way to share where they are, what they are doing and who they are with. It can even be described as a latter day visual journal – a way to document life and remember special occasions, Read more »
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September 13, 2017
Shaping Your Child’s Self-Image

Shaping Your Child’s Self-Image

By Ashley Smith When I was in the third grade, I had a hard time memorizing multiplication facts, and that struggle was reflected in a less-than-stellar math grade. I clearly remember how scared I was bringing my report card home, because I had to admit that I didn’t measure up. And, at the tender age of 8 years old, my self-worth hung in the balance of a grade that doesn’t matter Read more »
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September 13, 2017
Back to School Eye Exams: Preschool to College

Back to School Eye Exams: Preschool to College

As a new school year approaches, last-minute visits to the family physician or pediatrician and shopping trips for clothes, shoes and school supplies are top-of-mind for parents of young children. Oftentimes, a visit to the eye doctor doesn’t make the list of priorities if no issues or concerns are apparent. So, when should you take your child to the eye doctor? According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), infants should have Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Ticks & Lyme Disease

Ticks & Lyme Disease

Mosquitoes may bite and buzz, but… TICKS STICK There’s no mistaking that annoying buzz of a mosquito circling your head, especially for almost anyone who grew up in Mississippi. The only thing worse than that infuriating hum just before they close in for a tasty meal is the stinging realization that dinner has begun and you are the main course. No doubt mosquitoes pose a number of serious health threats, including Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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in the news Surgeon General Visits Mississippi to Discuss Measures to Stem the Opioid Crisis
Posted Fri 07/6/2018 12:14PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Dr. Jerome Adams, the nation’s 20th U.S. Surgeon General visited Mississippi in May to bring the message read more »

Good News for Some Breast Cancer Patients – No Chemo Needed
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A major international study recently concluded that many women with early-stage breast cancer who normally would receive read more »

Entergy Warns of Electrical Safety Hazards Around Docks and Marinas
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JACKSON, Miss. – As a part of its outreach and education efforts to promote electrical safety and prevent injuries and read more »

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