Rooted in Tradition

Rooted in Tradition

By Laura Walker, staff writer for Canopy Children’s Solutions The holidays can be filled with joy and happiness, but they can also be sad and isolating for families after life-changing events such as death, separation, deployment, or divorce. These feelings can be especially present for children. “Parents’ time is valuable and children recognize that from an early age,” said Sheree Bailey, Ph.D., Outpatient Therapist with Canopy Children’s Solutions. “When a parent spends Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND

Making a Difference in Mississippi: MISSISSIPPI INDUSTRIES FOR THE BLIND

A Vision of Independence and Self-Reliance In 1942 Mississippi Industries for the Blind (MIB) was established to employ and train individuals with visual impairments, and in doing so provide opportunities for financial independence and overall self-sufficiency. The need for organizations providing employment opportunities for people who are blind is real and serious. Currently, approximately 70% of working age people who are blind are unemployed. For over seventy-five years, MIB has been the Read more »
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November 15, 2017
Keeping Christmas

Keeping Christmas

By Lana Turnbull (with the help of the late Rev. Peter Marshall) With each passing day we get closer and closer to the holidays. Christmas decorations are already in the stores, there are enough catalogues in the mail to choke a billy goat, and we are just past Halloween. It feels like the much ado about the season is drowning out the real reason we celebrate. It reminds me of the Read more »
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November 15, 2017
Sometimes healing the body is not enough.

Sometimes healing the body is not enough.

The Adolescent and Young Adult Health Clinic and EversCare Clinic are working together to identify social, economic and environmental factors underlying children health problems and connect families to the resources they need. “What did you have for dinner last night?” a University of Mississippi Medical Center physician asked a young patient. “Last night, it wasn’t my turn to have dinner,” she replied. Heart-breaking answers like this are why adolescent medicine physicians at Read more »
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September 14, 2017
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in the news New Shingles Vaccine More Effective than Current Vaccine
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 7:36PM

According to researchers at GlaxoSmithKline, a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix is far more effective to prevent the extremely painful read more »

Families First for MS Opens Resource Center in Canton
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 12:51PM

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) recently held the grand opening of the Families First Resource Center read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
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JACKSON, Miss. – During November, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi conducts an educational campaign targeting those with diabetes (approximately 373.000 read more »

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