The Alarming Rise in Child Suicide

The Alarming Rise in Child Suicide

And What You Should Know By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions Youth suicide is on the rise. After 15 years of decline, rates took a steady increase at the turn of the 21st century. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were 15,141 youth suicides (ages 5-18) in the U.S. between 1999 and 2009. Between 2010 and 2016, there were 11,939 youth suicides, Read more »
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March 12, 2018
When every second counts…

When every second counts…

Clearly marked mailbox or building numbers can save your life. By Jim Pollard, AMR Central MS Public Affairs Manager Planning a spring home or lawn improvement project? American Medical Response urges home and business owners not to forget to refurbish address numbers so that they are clearly visible from the street by day and night. “There’s safety in numbers.” With a new spin on that old saying, AMR, a leading medical transportation provider Read more »
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March 12, 2018
The Care You Need, When You Need It

The Care You Need, When You Need It

One of the most difficult and emotional decisions seniors (and their families) have to make is – when is it time to consider moving from living in your own home, to a new setting where you can receive care and services that are more convenient and safer than living alone or with an aging spouse or family member? There is so much to consider. How independent will you be? What services Read more »
By admin
January 15, 2018
Wintry Weather Safety Checklist

Wintry Weather Safety Checklist

By Jim Pollard, AMR Central MS Public Affairs Manager Old Man Winter can be deadly, even in the Deep South. Vehicle crashes on wintery roads, falls on ice and, to a lesser degree, hypothermia are very real threats.  Following, are some important steps you can take to get you and your family through winter weather perils safe and sound. WINTER DRIVING: If you’re not skilled at driving on icy roads, stay home. If you Read more »
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January 14, 2018
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in the news MS State Department of Health Launches WIC Mississippi Mobile App
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:26AM

JACKSON, Miss. – A free app, sponsored by the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, read more »

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:23AM

“Don’t Assume” is the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s 2019 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month public awareness campaign. The goal of this read more »

St. Dominic’s Provides Free Joint Replacements for Six Deserving Patients
Posted Wed 01/2/2019 11:27PM

St. Dominic’s Joint Center made spirits bright for six individuals last month by providing them total joint replacements at read more »

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