Ways to Ease the Freeze

When winter temperatures get below freezing, it’s a far cry from our familiar sweltering, southern summers. Here are some cold weather health and safety tips to ease the freeze in South Mississippi! Stay Hydrated- While it may be tempting to use coffee or hot tea as your winter go-to beverage, reach for water first! Staying […]

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Are YOU Stressed? It’s Time to Shift Gears this New Year!

Get your New Year started on the right foot. Create a life with more joy, relaxation, happiness and less stress in 2015. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), there are at least three different types of stress. They each carry physical and mental health risks: Routine stress related to the pressures of […]

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Make a New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking!

WHAT YOU PUT to your mouth affects how you look and feel, and cigarettes are no exception. Putting the brakes on the smoking can make you look and feel younger. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Cigarette smoking causes […]

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Stepping Up Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

If you have diabetes, you have an increased risk for developing foot ulcers.  Foot ulcers are the most common reason for hospital stays for people with diabetes.   Some of the statistics are startling and worth mentioning! According to the American Diabetes Association, the average outpatient cost of treating a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is […]

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