Commemorative Bike Ride Aims to Raise Social Awareness

Commemorative Bike Ride Aims to Raise Social Awareness

Civil Rides is a 3-day bicycle ride, beginning April 4, 2018 at the steps of the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN, and ending at Jackson, MS at the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. This 200 mile long trek will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by visiting historic Civil Rights sites to raise awareness around persistent Read more »
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March 13, 2018
How to Get the Most from Your Woman’s Wellness Visit

How to Get the Most from Your Woman’s Wellness Visit

By Mickie Griffith-Autry, PhD, NP-C When it comes to visits to see your woman’s healthcare provider for pre-emptive care and screenings, how often should you go, what should you expect and how can your interaction with your provider impact your care? Sociocultural studies show that women tend to place their healthcare needs second to the needs of others. To compound this trend, women face seemingly ever-changing guidelines related to insurance coverage for Read more »
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March 13, 2018
Water: the first line of defense against kidney stones

Water: the first line of defense against kidney stones

If you have ever experienced the pain associated with a kidney stone, there is almost nothing you wouldn’t do to prevent having to go through that agony again. But you might be surprised to find that the simplest (and least expensive) preventative step you can take to avoid future kidney stones is often ignored. The fact is, in spite of all the technological advances, new medications and surgical procedures, the Read more »
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March 12, 2018
The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

Watercress, an aquatic plant that is a close cousin of mustard greens, kale, cabbage and arugula, has a long and storied history. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used watercress to treat patients and deemed it so important to his practice that he located his first hospital along a stream, where he could grow a plentiful supply of the ancient green. It was a staple in the diet of the Roman Read more »
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March 12, 2018
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in the news HEALTH CARE INSTITUTIONS UNITE TO BUILD HABITAT HOUSE
Posted Mon 05/13/2013 3:45AM

JACKSON, Miss – For the first time four Jackson area health care institutions have collaborated to build a Habitat for read more »

D1 JACKSON OPENS STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY
Posted Mon 05/13/2013 3:43AM

JACKSON, Miss – D1 Jackson, located at 214 Parkway East in Madison, officially opened to the public on Saturday, May read more »

UMMC TRANSPLANT TEAM COMPLETES FIRST LIVER CASE IN 22 YEARS
Posted Mon 05/13/2013 3:42AM

JACKSON, Miss.– In an operation that gave a Jackson mother a new chance at life, a team at the University read more »

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