Healthy Soups

Healthy Soups

January is National Soup Month, and to celebrate Dr. Phillippi shared some of her favorite healthy soup recipes that are perfect for family dinners. See below for the recipes: White Bean Chili 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, sliced into strips2 Tbsp oil1...
Telehealth? Think twice.

Telehealth? Think twice.

Darren T. Scoggin, MD Children’s Medical Group Jackson, MS Recently you may have seen some advertisements from insurers or other companies offering “telehealth” visits by phone for minor medical complaints. Some diagnoses that these companies offer to treat include...
Increasing Physical Activity in Teenagers

Increasing Physical Activity in Teenagers

Extracurricular activities play an important role in the physical, mental and emotional growth of teenagers.  As they grow into adolescence, kids usually gravitate towards one or two activities that they are good at and that they enjoy.  I love...
Nearly a Third of Teens Use One or More Tobacco Products

Nearly a Third of Teens Use One or More Tobacco Products

While e-cigarettes are still the most popular, teenagers are also smoking other items like cigarillos — another worrisome sign for nicotine addiction, the C.D.C. says. By Jan Hoffman and Sheila Kaplan via New York Times Nearly one in three high school students has...
What is Croup?

What is Croup?

Croup is a common upper respiratory tract infection that can affect young children. Croup typically occurs in the fall and winter months and is caused by parainfluenza or influenza viruses, adenovirus, or respiratory syncytial virus. These viruses cause inflammation...
Breast-feeding tips: What new moms need to know

Breast-feeding tips: What new moms need to know

Breast-feeding can be challenging. Consider breast-feeding tips for new moms, from asking for help right away to letting baby set the pace. By Mayo Clinic Staff You know the benefits of breast-feeding. Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby....
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