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    The complications of concussion

    Many people suffer concussion, which is a brain injury or brain “bruise” that occurs when the brain “jiggles” or “sloshes” rapidly within the skull from an injury. The injury may be direct, like your head striking the windshield in an automobile accident, or indirect, like the sudden jerk that occurs when your seatbelt tightens in […]

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    Misty Stevenson’s STORY

    BEFORE MY TRANSFORMATION Six years ago, I looked at a picture that a friend had taken of me. I was standing there, 265 pounds, 5 feet 1 inch tall, wearing a size 24/26. Unlike most of the pictures I took — mainly head shots — this one was uncropped, unfiltered and off-guard. I instantly became […]

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    Meal prep made easy

    This is part one of a two-part series presenting meal-prepping tips for the busy beginner who wants to start a healthy, lifelong habit. Meal prep means planning, preparing, cooking and portioning your meals out for the week. This means cooking in bulk once or twice a week (Sunday and Wednesday). Meal prep can make a […]

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    Don’t discount deadly effects of heat

    With Mississippi Coast temperatures hovering in the mid-to-high 90s, coupled with the high humidity, the heat index often tops 105 degrees this time of year. These conditions can be deadly for those who don’t have access to adequate fluids and cooled environments. The devastating health emergencies extreme heat can trigger include kidney shut down, stroke […]

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    Spilling her secret

    Meaghan Hopper is a south Mississippi native and Army wife who lives in the Diamondhead area with her husband and rescue pug, Felix. She’s been working in the physical therapy field for 11 years and also is an online health and wellness coach. She’s active in the Instagram community (@armywifefitness), where she shares updates about […]

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    Stay safe in the SUN

    By Edwina Roland Living in South Mississippi during the summer months can be challenging. Our beautiful beaches and parks are very inviting, and we want to take advantage of every minute we have to enjoy our city with friends and family. However, sun exposure can be detrimental to our health if we don’t prepare and […]

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