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
Difficulty breastfeeding, potential for speech problems, and more – What Parents Should Know about Tongue-tie

Difficulty breastfeeding, potential for speech problems, and more – What Parents Should Know about Tongue-tie

Ankyloglossia or tongue-tie is a condition present at birth, which restricts the range of motion of the infant’s tongue. It occurs when a tight band of tissue called the lingual frenulum “ties” the bottom of the tongue’s tip to the floor of the mouth. It occurs more often in males than females and is believed to be genetic. Although relatively common (it is found in between 3 and 7 percent Read more »
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May 16, 2017
Opioid Abuse & Addiction: Is Your Family at Risk?

Opioid Abuse & Addiction: Is Your Family at Risk?

Your teen is scheduled for wisdom tooth extraction, your husband has a herniated disc, you and your doctor are weighing the pros and cons of a robotic hysterectomy. These are just a few of the seemingly endless number of reasons a person can legitimately be prescribed an opioid medication for pain. So what do you need to know about your options for pain relief and the potential risks and dangers Read more »
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May 13, 2017
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in the news Entergy Warns of Electrical Safety Hazards Around Docks and Marinas
Posted Fri 07/6/2018 11:40AM

JACKSON, Miss. – As a part of its outreach and education efforts to promote electrical safety and prevent injuries and read more »

Illnesses from Ticks, Mosquitos and Fleas Triple Since 2004
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ATLANTA, Ga. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that diseases transmitted through the bites of blood-feeding read more »

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JACKSON, Miss. – On Saturday, May 12 Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center will hold FREE Sports Screenings at the read more »

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