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What You Need to Know: High Heaven Trampoline Park

This summer, The Park will be abandoned no more. CircusTrix, the largest operator and developer of trampoline parks in the world, will bring High Heaven Trampoline Park into that space.

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The Thief in the Night

Following screening guidelines that health-care providers recommend could find cancer early—before symptoms appear. Early detection usually means a better outcome with earlier treatment options.

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In Memoriam

The day she was born in Jackson, April 7, 1965, doctors told Ginna Stewart's parents, Alma and Walter Whittington, that, she would never be able to walk or talk. "Her ...

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Run for a Cause

If running more than three miles with a crowd doesn't make you happy, maybe contributing to a good cause will. Most 5Ks are held with fundraising in mind.

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Another Side of Mother Nature

As I made my morning drive to work the other day, I recalled last spring and how I needed to get my car washed because yellow pollen and dust covered ...

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Crucial Camp Questions

As you develop a short list of summer ideas, here are some of the specific details that you should consider before sending your deposit to a camp.

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Guruz with Heart

Guruz Fitness Studio's signature classes offer spinning, rowing, boxing, suspension training, weightlifting and body-weight exercises, all in the same space and class setting.

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Vital Steps to Preventing Cervical Cancer

As a gynecologic oncologist, I want women to know there are many treatment options for cervical cancer, and that it is almost completely preventable with regular screenings and vaccinations.

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Vaccination Exemptions and Outbreaks by State

A measles outbreak originating at Disneyland in California has infected more than 120 people across 14 states since December.

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The Anti-Vax Paradox: Pitting Parental Freedom Against Children’s Health

Rebecca Estepp is a San Diego mother whose son Eric developed a fever after his Hepatitis B shot when he was 9 months old. Estepp blames vaccinations for her son's ...

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The Fatality of a Broken Heart

Billy Ray Cyrus sang a song about a topic that is also a medically recognized syndrome commonly called broken heart syndrome.

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Can Laws Boost Breastfeeding Rates?

The law can be an important tool in increasing low breastfeeding rates. Mississippi has some protections already in place for breastfeeding mothers.

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A History of Breastfeeding

In 2013, Mississippi ranked dead last in babies who were ever breast-fed, with just 50.5 percent, the Centers for Disease Control reports.

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Mississippi’s Breastfeeding Warriors: Pumps, Practical Advice and Tips at the Ready

While no single organization is devoted to promoting breastfeeding in Mississippi, several people have devoted themselves to the cause.

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Winterizing Your Skin

We all strive to protect our skin from sun damage in the summer, but colder weather brings about different problems for the skin. The biggest one is dryness.

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