When Kids Are Overweight…

When Kids Are Overweight…

According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey the national obesity rate among kids ages 2 to 19 is 18.5% or almost one out of every 5 children. With overweight and obesity affecting so many kids today, so follows the dilemma for parents who want to help their kids get on the path to a slimmer, healthier life. If your child has been diagnosed as being overweight, what should you Read more »
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March 11, 2019
Diet & Depression

Diet & Depression

After the holidays when the dreary days and nights of winter set in, it’s easy to feel a little down in the dumps. The anticipation of holiday events and the chance to be with friends and family has passed and often our expectations for the season didn’t match the reality. Now it’s time to get back to the routine. So what do we do when “winter blues” strike? We eat. Read more »
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January 02, 2019
Soup’s On.

Soup’s On.

It’s soup season. There’s a chill in the air and soon the sniffles will follow. There is nothing better to offer comfort and sustenance on a wintry night than a big pot of soup. Science has not yet unraveled the mystery of why soup is so thoroughly satisfying, but there is nothing that fills a cold and hungry brood quite like a steaming pot of soup. I like to think Read more »
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January 02, 2019
What’s Fresh?

What’s Fresh?

It might be the dead of winter, but in Mississippi you can find fresh seasonal produce and other products from local growers and producers year round. Exact crop availability will vary year-to-year and by region of the state and growing conditions, but the following guide will give you a sense of what you can look for at Mississippi farmers markets, produce stands and grocery stores, even during the months of Read more »
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January 02, 2019
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in the news Daily Low-Dose Aspirin No-Longer Recommended for Some Patients
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St. D Adds New System to Help Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair
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JACKSON, Miss. – St. Dominic Hospital recently acquired the DigniCap Scalp Cooling System to minimize hair loss from chemo-therapy. Positive read more »

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JACKSON, Miss. – To support healthier lifestyles and improved health for Mississippians, Families First for Mississippi and the Mississippi Department read more »

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