Outwitting Osteoporosis: Just the Facts, Ma’am

Outwitting Osteoporosis: Just the Facts, Ma’am

Toss around the word osteoporosis and for many of us a classic stereotype of the “little old lady,” comes to mind – a frail and bent elderly woman walking with a cane. But unfortunately, for many women (and men) with undiagnosed and untreated osteoporosis, this image can become a reality and it can happen over a period of time without warning symptoms. To truly understand your risk of developing osteoporosis, Read more »
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November 17, 2019
Acupuncture vs. Opioids

Acupuncture vs. Opioids

Could a key component of traditional ancient Chinese medicine help to solve the opioid crisis? Since the mid-1990s, the opioid epidemic has resulted in the deaths of tens of thousands of Americans and created an economic burden that, according to some estimates, now totals more than $78 billion per year. Now the medical community has begun to look for alternatives to medications for reducing pain without the significant risks of addiction Read more »
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November 17, 2019
UP IN SMOKE: The Real Dangers of Vaping

UP IN SMOKE: The Real Dangers of Vaping

When e-cigarettes were introduced into the American marketplace in 2007 they were billed by the industry as a cleaner way for adults to inhale nicotine as a tobacco cessation resource. It also provided an alternative nicotine delivery method to traditional smoking in spaces where smoking was banned. Vaping, as the use of e-cigarettes is called, was hailed as safe and harmless and designed to replace burning tobacco and paper with Read more »
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November 17, 2019
Focus on Eye Health

Focus on Eye Health

Prudent Care for Your Kids’ Eyes From infancy to the age of seven when the eyes are fully developed, children are developing their focus, tracking, depth perception and other aspects of vision growth. For a child, healthy and clear vision is vital for the learning process and any undiagnosed eyesight condition could result in developmental delays or academic struggles. Regular vision screenings and comprehensive eye exams are important in identifying vision Read more »
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September 23, 2019
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in the news MSDH Public Health Lab Confirms First Flu Case of 2019-2020 Season Pediatric Flu Vaccine Now Available at All County Health Departments
Posted Sun 11/17/2019 6:34AM

JACKSON, Miss. – On October 23, 2019 the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported its first laboratory-confirmed case of read more »

Cutting-Edge Procedure Reduces Bad Cholesterol in Patients Not Responding to Traditional Treatments
Posted Sun 11/17/2019 6:22AM

JACKSON, Miss. – J. Kevin Bridges, M.D., who practices Internal Medicine and is a Clinical Lipidologist, (Merit Health Medical Group read more »

WellsFest 2019 to Benefit Extra Table’s Mission to Feed the Hungry
Posted Tue 09/24/2019 2:21AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Wells United Methodist Church has selected Extra Table as the beneficiary of the four fundraising events that read more »

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