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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.

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Try This at Home

While it's nice to get a facial or a blow-out sometimes, taking care of your skin or hair or nails doesn't always have to be a big deal.

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Healthy Tips for Holiday Parties

"I ask my patients to demonstrate thanks for our earthly bodies by attempting to make them healthier."

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Our True Mental States

So 18.1 percent of the total U.S. population has a mental illness, and 50 percent of adults are likely to experience some type of mental illness in their lifetime. And ...

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STDs: What You Need to Know

As a primary-care physician, I am commissioned to give advice to adolescents and adults about sexual activity. My core advice is to wait until marriage.

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Cycling for a Cure

Lori Newcomb was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer in 2013. She says that while stage III is pretty far along to be diagnosed, it is not uncommon among ovarian-cancer ...

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Nine Rules of Brain-Healthy Eating

Over the years, neuroscientist and brain-imaging expert Dr. Daniel Amen has refined nine rules of brain-healthy eating.

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Giving Hope With Hats and Wigs

Just a little ways from the entrance to the Cancer Center at Merit Health Central in Jackson is the Magnolia Garden, a boutique that gives cancer patients a chance to ...

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Why You Should Report Sports Injuries

Underreporting sports injuries can lead to athletes' injuries worsening.

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Plan Your Meals

For many people, part of eating healthy means doing a lot of planning, which can seem daunting. Luckily, many apps on the market can help. Here are a few.

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Look to Hattiesburg

Jackson is far from perfect, but it’s at least a city that knows things needs to change—and for the most part, it seems to want to.

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On Depression and Suicide

Living in a way in which I'm intending to solve my problems instead of succumbing to them puts me in a position to actually affect a positive turnout to the ...

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