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St. Dominic’s Introduces Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease

Will Mississippi heart patients embrace lifestyle-change plan?

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Current Mississippi Medical News

MDH Taps African-American Sorority Graduate Chapters to Deliver Key Messages | Mississippi State Department of Health, infant mortality, public health
MDH Taps African-American Sorority Graduate Chapters to Deliver Key Messages

Effort aimed at reducing infant mortality among blacks in Mississippi

Physicians who’ve struggled to communicate to young African-American mothers the benefits of breastfeeding and the risks of co-sleeping may find those messages carrying more weight soon.


 
Feature Profiles

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Claude Brunson, MD | Anesthesiology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Mississippi State Medical Association x
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Claude Brunson, MD

For Claude Brunson, MD, putting the issue of health equity at the forefront during his term as president of the Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) is a choice that echoes deep into his past.


 
CARDIOLOGY FOCUS

St. Dominic’s Introduces Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease | Healthways Inc., St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson Heart, cardiology, lifestyle, Dean Ornish
St. Dominic’s Introduces Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease

Will Mississippi heart patients embrace lifestyle-change plan?

Patients who’ve been through heart surgery may say they’ll do anything to avoid the experience again.


 
Affairs of the Heart | Cardiovascular Disease, CVD, Heart Disease, Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Healthy Lifestyle, Dr. Thomas J. Wang, Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute, Circulation, American Heart Association, AHA, Cardiovascular Health Score, CVH Score, Heart Statistics, Stroke Statistics, National Heart Blood & Lung Institute, NHBLI
Affairs of the Heart

Americans & Cardiovascular Health

Perhaps it should come as no surprise that there is a major divide between what Americans should do and what is currently being done when it comes adopting healthy cardiovascular lifestyle habits.


 
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS FOCUS

Experts Predict Another Year of Robust Healthcare M&A | Healthcare M&A, Mergers, Acquisitions, Deal-Making, Financial Transactions, Healthcare Transactions, KPMG, Bill Baker, Irving Levin Associates
Experts Predict Another Year of Robust Healthcare M&A

After a record-setting year of mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare sector for 2014, a recent survey by U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP indicates 2015 will offer more of the same.


 
Guest Writers

Grand Rounds

February 2015
Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.

 

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds
Title: Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups
Title: Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Health Tip: What's Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Title: Health Tip: What's Triggering Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged
Title: Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Flu Vaccine Just 18% Effective This Year
Title: Flu Vaccine Just 18% Effective This Year
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST

Surprises in Proposed New Dietary Guidelines
Title: Surprises in Proposed New Dietary Guidelines
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:00 am CST


PERSONNEL FILE (March 1) - SunHerald.com

SunHerald.com

PERSONNEL FILE (March 1)
SunHerald.com
She earned her Bachelor of Science from Millsaps College and her medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Mike Hazelton was named vice president of Mississippi Power. Hazelton earned his bachelor's degree in mechanical ...

Posted Sunday, March 1, 2015 12:10 am CST

Some States Put Parents In Charge Of Student Spending - Times Record

Some States Put Parents In Charge Of Student Spending
Times Record
For some families in Arizona and Florida, this latest evolution in school choice is already the reality. Those two states are ... Lawmakers in other states, such as Mississippi and Oklahoma, have been introducing measures this year to set up similar ...

Posted Sunday, March 1, 2015 5:12 am CST

Oregon considers banning most vaccine exemptions - KOMO News

KOMO News

Oregon considers banning most vaccine exemptions
KOMO News
If the bill passes, Oregon would join Mississippi and West Virginia as the only states allowing exemptions solely for medical reasons, and no longer for religious, philosophical or personal reasons. Washington, California, and Vermont are considering ...

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Posted Saturday, February 28, 2015 3:28 pm CST