making a difference in ms: The MIND Center

making a difference in ms: The MIND Center

Like Seeing A Light on a Distant Shore Despite the fact that an estimated 5.4 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s (including some 50,000 Mississippians), a disease that robs the memory and eventually leads to death, there is still so much that we simply don’t know. We do know that it kills more people than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined and that it is the only condition of the Read more »
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July 04, 2016
What are we missing?

What are we missing?

By Lana Turnbull How many times have I come to the conclusion of production on another issue of Well-Being with a heavy heart after another mass shooting or terrorist attack. How many towns, cities, colleges or schools will now be remembered not for all of the positive, remarkable, and loving acts that have taken place there, but for the heinous acts that have now made their names synonymous with tragedy – Read more »
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July 04, 2016
Give the Gift of Life THIS SUMMER

Give the Gift of Life THIS SUMMER

By Lana Turnbull For all of our advancements – the medical, scientific and technological breakthroughs man has attained, there is still no substitute for one of the body’s most crucial elements…blood. It ties us all together as human beings, levels the playing field, you might say, because no matter our race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, or gender, we all are the same, when it comes to our need for blood. If we haven’t Read more »
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May 16, 2016
Making a Difference in MS – THE SOCIETY OF ST. ANDREW: Gleaning a Generous Harvest

Making a Difference in MS – THE SOCIETY OF ST. ANDREW: Gleaning a Generous Harvest

According to the USDA, 27 percent of all the food produced each year in the U.S. is lost (or wasted) at the retail, consumer, and food service levels. That turns out to be nearly 1.5 tons of food per year for every man, woman, and child in the United States who faces hunger. To put it another way, we throw away about 263 million pounds of food every single day! Read more »
By admin
May 16, 2016
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in the news 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 »

Innovative Hip and Knee Replacements Deliver Quality Outcomes and Reduced Costs
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JACKSON, Miss. – Since 2015, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi and its Outpatient Orthopaedic Centers of Excellence have read more »

UMMC Named Baby-Friendly Birth Facility
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JACKSON, Miss. – University Medical Center was recently awarded the designation of Baby Friendly Birth Facility by Baby-Friendly USA, the read more »

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