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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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Blissful Brides

Stressed brides may find needed help on the third floor of Banner Hall. There they'll find Bliss Bride, the newest endeavor of Bliss Gift & Home.

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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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Perfecting Flight

Terrence and Rotoniya Kendrick, Mississippi natives and owners of Perfect Flight White Dove Releases, have started giving events a special touch.

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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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Coffee Shops for Studying

Studying in the library can get boring and tedious, so throughout the year you might need to change your study scene. Coffee shops are the perfect place to review your ...

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Ways to Save for College Students

When it comes to your college life anywhere, the most important thing is being able to start it off right. Ryan Lytle of U.S. News Education says that one of ...

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Hiking and Walking Trails

If you eat right and exercise, the Freshman 15 won't be a problem. Luckily, the Jackson metro area has a few places to walk and hike, so you can get ...

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Making Jackson Home

Jackson has crazy talent in just about every area of the arts. There is always something to do here, and while exploring, we all get a taste of the talent ...