Feeding the Soul: A Prayer for Thanksgiving

Feeding the Soul: A Prayer for Thanksgiving

While nostalgic, the painting above by J.L.G. Ferris completed in 1932 reinforces a perspective of the first Thanksgiving that is rife with inaccuracies and stereotypes. By Lana Turnbull With Thanksgiving just around the corner, everybody is making plans for where they’ll spend the holiday, who is cooking what, and the ever-challenging question of how many are coming. While today’s feast does share some of the same dishes believed to have been served Read more »
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November 17, 2019
MSDH Public Health Lab Confirms First Flu Case of 2019-2020 Season Pediatric Flu Vaccine Now Available at All County Health Departments

MSDH Public Health Lab Confirms First Flu Case of 2019-2020 Season Pediatric Flu Vaccine Now Available at All County Health Departments

JACKSON, Miss. – On October 23, 2019 the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported its first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza for the 2019-2020 flu season. “Although last year’s flu season was not particularly severe,” said MSDH State Epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers. “Nationwide, the 2017-2018 flu season killed 183 children, three of whom were in Mississippi, and an estimated 80,000 adults. Influenza is a serious illness that should not be Read more »
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November 17, 2019
Mississippi Children’s Museum breaks ground on Meridian Satellite

Mississippi Children’s Museum breaks ground on Meridian Satellite

Meridian, Miss – The Mississippi Children’s Museum broke ground on its first satellite campus October 28, 2019 in Meridian, MS. Construction is now underway on the Mississippi Children’s Museum – Meridian (MCM-Meridian) which is located on an eight-acre site on 22nd Avenue. It will include a 25,000 square foot state of the art facility featuring 9,500 square feet of exhibit and an additional 25,000 square foot outdoor exhibit. Leaders from Read more »
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November 17, 2019
Cutting-Edge Procedure Reduces Bad Cholesterol in Patients Not Responding to Traditional Treatments

Cutting-Edge Procedure Reduces Bad Cholesterol in Patients Not Responding to Traditional Treatments

JACKSON, Miss. – J. Kevin Bridges, M.D., who practices Internal Medicine and is a Clinical Lipidologist, (Merit Health Medical Group clinic in Madison) now offers a new procedure for lowering LDL-C (bad Cholesterol) in patients who have not responded to the traditional treatments of lifestyle changes and medications. The procedure, called selective LDL apheresis, is done on an outpatient basis. Patients usually have no symptoms during or after the procedure Read more »
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November 17, 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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