The Value of Vaccinations

The Value of Vaccinations

We all know parenting can be challenging, to say the least, but imagine parenting under the constant fear that an outbreak of a childhood disease such as measles, whooping cough (pertussis), meningitis or polio might occur in your community or at your child’s school putting them at high risk for serious, and sometimes fatal diseases? It’s almost unimaginable to parents of young children in 2014 that many diseases that we have Read more »
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January 14, 2014
Kids and Eye Health

Kids and Eye Health

When a new baby arrives it is a time of celebration and excitement. The first things new moms and dads want to know are…is everything okay, does he (or she) have all her fingers and toes?... who does he or she look like?...and by that time they usually have fallen totally in love with this amazing, incredible and endearing little person, who by merely being born has changed their lives Read more »
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January 14, 2014
Teaching Kids to Give Back

Teaching Kids to Give Back

"Giving is a blessing to the giver as well as the one who receives." The season of giving is upon us. As adults we are already drafting our gift lists and choosing the perfect items for friends and family members. And, it’s not too soon for the kids to get into the spirit as well, making out their own lists of the gifts they hope to receive during the holidays. Giving Read more »
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November 15, 2013
What Adults Should Know About Bullying

What Adults Should Know About Bullying

You don’t have to be a school counselor, teacher or administrator to witness bullying and be faced with the question of how to react. Whether we see it on the ball field, at the mall, in the park or neighborhood, as parents, coaches, friends of the family or just by-standers, it’s tough to know what to do when we see kids bullying and being bullied. Bullying is a difficult issue Read more »
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September 18, 2013
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in the news Site Announced for MCM-Meridian
Posted Mon 01/15/2018 3:15AM

MERIDIAN, Miss. – The planned Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian (MCM-M) will be located at 403 22nd Avenue, the current location of read more »

New Shingles Vaccine More Effective than Current Vaccine
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 7:36PM

According to researchers at GlaxoSmithKline, a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix is far more effective to prevent the extremely painful read more »

Families First for MS Opens Resource Center in Canton
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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) recently held the grand opening of the Families First Resource Center read more »

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