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Prep for the Long Haul

St. Paddy's Parade weekend is a marathon, not a sprint. As such, it's important to plan ahead and be prepared.

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Use the T-word: Trauma Matters, Must Be Treated

Without an understanding of trauma—what often lies beneath the surface of a child who was taken out of an abusive home or a teenager in juvenile detention—the wounds won't heal.

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Spring-Time Sneezes

Allergy sufferers have the desire to enjoy the wonderful weather and all the joy that nature brings, but we suffer more during this time of year than any other because ...

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Sweetness Fest Takes a Run Against Obesity

Sweetness Fest organizers hope that only one thing gets bigger in the event's fight against obesity: participation.

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Death by Broken Heart

Many issues come to light if some relationships are not going as expected. The question I ask is, do we really understand how dangerous breaking a heart can be?

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Mississippians Deserve Therapeutic Alternatives

Acupuncture, a traditional Chinese therapy that involves the insertion of thin needles through the skin at strategic points, is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the ...

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Running the Blues

We're at the beginning of the year, so besides making resolutions, that means another thing: It's time for the Mississippi Blues Marathon. This year's event is Saturday, Jan. 7.

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Out With the Old, In With the New

The most common resolution people make is to be healthier. And at the end of the day, good health is the most valuable asset that we can posses.

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Forging a New Path: Foot Print Farms

On a frigid day in December, the slightly warm air inside one of the high tunnels, also known as natural greenhouses, at Foot Print Farms in Jackson contrasts the chilly ...

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Pretty Holidays

This Christmas, don't forget that your loved ones should feel beautiful and pampered, too. Here are some items from local stores that can help.