LifeStage: 16-24 Years

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

|   September 10, 2018   |   Gynecology

Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) may sound familiar to you, especially if you’ve ever purchased or used tampons. On nearly every package you buy, you’ll find the warning label regarding tampon use and TSS. In fact, about half of all diagnosed TSS cases are a result of tampon use.

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What You Should Know About Urinary Tract Infections

|   August 13, 2018   |   Gynecology

What You Should Know About Urinary Tract Infections

Just hearing the acronym “UTI,” which stands for urinary tract infection, is enough to make many women wince and cringe. In fact, it’s estimated that between 50 to 60 percent of women will experience a UTI in their lifetime, and it is the most common bacterial infection among women.

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Why Heat and Humidity is Hard on the Heart

|   August 6, 2018   |   Heart Disease

Why Heat and Humidity is Hard on the Heart

Summer is an optimal time of year for those of all ages to hit the surf, go on vacation, participate in sports, and essentially spend a lot of time outdoors. When it comes to heart and cardiovascular health, patients hear time and time again how important it is to stay physically active–whether it’s brisk walking, running, or aerobics.

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Don’t Ignore The Thermometer This Summer

|   July 27, 2018   |   Health & Wellness

Don’t Ignore The Thermometer This Summer

It is almost impossible to ignore the thermometer during the summer in Mississippi. With temps reaching the mid to high 90s and high humidity, stepping outside your door can be a challenge on some days. While the heat can pose a lot of problems, it doesn’t have to throw off your regular exercise routine.

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Welcome Summer, Welcome Bugs

|   July 16, 2018   |   Parenthood

Welcome Summer, Welcome Bugs

There are many things we think about when summer rolls around. These thoughts might range from whether our kids will go to summer camp, how late is too late for bedtime, when to schedule a fun vacation, or when to stock up on sunscreen.

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Ghost Hunting

|   June 25, 2018   |   Heart Disease

Ghost Hunting

Ghost hunting teams attempt to prove the existence of invisible beings by collecting other visible clues and evidence. High blood pressure and hypertension are called silent killers, or invisible diseases that cause lasting damage.

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Go Ahead, Reach For The Chocolate

|   June 18, 2018   |   Nutrition

Go Ahead, Reach For The Chocolate

If you’re a chocolate fan, this might be your piece. Recent studies are indicating that in addition to being delicious, chocolate can actually have a positive effect on your brain.

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Are You One of the Fifty Percent?

|   June 11, 2018   |   Gynecology

Are You One of the Fifty Percent?

If you’re like most women, especially those in “caring” professions such as full-time moms, nurses or teachers, you are more likely to put aside your own health concerns while being the main scheduler for your children or spouse.

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