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
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
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Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS JACKSON, Miss. – Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new read more »

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