Equal Opportunity for Body & Mind

Equal Opportunity for Body & Mind

"Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all." ~ Bill Clinton It has taken years of awareness building and millions of dollars in promotional messages, but the importance of preventive healthcare is finally sinking in. The Affordable Care Act requires insurance companies to cover preventive care screenings and regular checkups with the goal of helping to keep people physically healthy or finding problems when Read more »
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May 05, 2015
Nature: The new frontier

Nature: The new frontier

Ever wonder why from almost the first moment explorers discovered the “New World,” we have had a seemingly uncontrollable urge to move west? The simplest answer is – because it was there. There lay at our feet what was considered to be an inexhaustible expanse of fresh land and bountiful resources to be claimed, inhabited and…ok, I’ll say it, exploited. Unlike our former homelands, which had been occupied, civilized and Read more »
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March 13, 2015
Milkweed and the Monarch

Milkweed and the Monarch

By Lana Turnbull Are insect collections still an educational rite of passage? Growing up I can’t remember anyone I knew who didn’t have to make a butterfly net and go roaming in search of flying and crawling creatures, only to put them in the “jar of death” and then mount them in neat rows, each labeled with its common and scientific name. There were the easy ones like beetles, flies and Read more »
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March 06, 2015
Walk a mile in their shoes.

Walk a mile in their shoes.

By Lana Turnbull One of the hardest things to do is to look at an issue or situation from somebody else’s perspective – to “walk a mile in their shoes,” before we presume to know how they feel, what they believe or why they behave the way they do. Life gives us each a different point of view, different experiences and our own unique ways to process and deal with those Read more »
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January 13, 2015
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in the news Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS Foundation names 2017 Healthiest Hometowns
Posted Wed 09/13/2017 9:22PM

In continuing its efforts to support a healthy Mississippi, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation announced four read more »

New Capital Orthopaedic Center under construction in Flowood
Posted Wed 09/13/2017 9:02PM

Benson Construction and Masonry has recently started construction on a new clinic and outpatient surgery center for Capital Orthopaedic and read more »

LeFleur Museum District to Host the 2017 MS Science Fest in September
Posted Wed 09/13/2017 8:57PM

JACKSON, Miss. – The 2017 Mississippi Science Fest presented by C Spire is slated for September 22 -23 in Jackson’s read more »

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