Preparing Teens for the Workplace

Preparing Teens for the Workplace

One of life’s important rights of passage is getting the first job. Besides giving teens a chance to make a little extra spending money, getting a job means functioning outside the protective bubble of family, friends, educators and coaches. It may be the first glimpse into what can be a harsh reality of working with the public. It can also be an excellent opportunity to learn important life skills that Read more »
By admin
July 07, 2019
Planning a Star-Spangled Celebration?

Planning a Star-Spangled Celebration?

Keep your focus on safety and prevent fireworks-related eye injuries. Independence Day celebrations are an American tradition. After all, what’s more American than family cookouts and fireworks to ring in the 4th of July holiday? But along with the fun and pageantry of the celebration come dangerous risks if safety isn’t top of mind when it’s time to light up the sky with the star-spangled brilliance of fireworks. Nearly 10,000 injuries each Read more »
By admin
July 07, 2019
Seniors and Extreme Heat: A Dangerous Combination

Seniors and Extreme Heat: A Dangerous Combination

As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significantly greater risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the summer months. Hyperthermia can include heat stroke, heat edema (swelling in your ankles and feet when you get hot), heat syncope (sudden dizziness after exercising in the heat), heat cramps, and heat exhaustion. Each year nearly 600 Americans die Read more »
By admin
July 07, 2019
Reading Matters

Reading Matters

Reading is a skill that is fundamental to your child’s education and forms the foundation of every other learning skill he or she will need to garner a good education and reach their potential in today’s fast-paced world. While the basic tenants of learning letters and sounds and recognizing them in words and sentences are crucial, having an understanding of what is read is the other side of the coin Read more »
By admin
May 18, 2019
weatherThursday

August 22nd 2019

jobs Jobs

Who's hiring? Find and list the most current healthcare and fitness jobs in the area. GO »

in the news MS Biologist Researches Kale’s Cancer-Killing Effects
Posted Mon 07/8/2019 3:48AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Belhaven University’s Associate Professor of Biology, Dr. Elizabeth Brandon and a team of student researchers are conducting read more »

MS Book Festival Expands Children and Family Activities
Posted Mon 07/8/2019 3:45AM

The Mississippi Book Festival, an annual event which attracts more than 150 authors and thousands of fans each summer, plans read more »

The Orchard Retirement Community Expands Memory Care Facilities
Posted Mon 07/8/2019 3:38AM

RIDGELAND, Miss. – The Orchard, a premier continuing care retirement community located in Ridgeland, recently announced plans to construct a read more »

classifieds Directory

Well-Being Classifieds for buyers and sellers. Find the latest fitness equipment, classes, and accessories to purchase, or sell your own exercise gear. GO »

directory Directory

Find outstanding healthcare providers in your area from a wide range of specialties. Contact area specialists and state-of-the-art healthcare facilities.