Yoga with Kittens

Written by Mel Whitfield Have you ever asked how getting healthy could be lots of fun??? How about yoga with your family and sweet, fluffy kittens?!! Your fun exercise dreams are coming true in Tupelo! Introducing Yoga with Kittens! Tupelo Yoga Instructor and Veterinarian Mel Whitfield will be leading Yoga with Kittens every Monday evening…

Lettuce Get Excited About Kids Harvesting Their Own School Produce!!

Written by Donna Loden On a beautiful spring-turning-into-summer day, Joyner Elementary second graders waited expectantly, and a bit impatiently, in the Discovery Garden. For weeks they had watched the lettuce they had planted, slowly and then quickly, shoot up through the damp, dark earth… green-purply leaves unfurling to reach toward the sun. Like firefighters on…

This Naked Mind

Written by Annie Grace “Alcohol is the only drug on earth you have to justify NOT taking.” -Annie Grace, This Naked Mind If there was a way to never drink again without rehab, 12 steps or a recovery program, would you be interested? If you could stop by simply reading a book and reframing your…

What is Palliative Care? Q & A with Tupelo Palliative Care Physicians

Questions by Amber Griffin, RN, BSN, Palliative Care Coordinator Answers by Lindsey Hinton, MD and Lucas McElwain, MD What is the one thing you want every patient to know/do when it comes to their healthcare/illness? I would love for patients to become more involved in their care; ask questions until they understand what the problem is…

Blue Tie Affair

Submitted by Cindy McDaniel (GI Oncology Nurse Navigator) March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month.  Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States for men and women.  This year, approximately 140,000 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed and 56,000 people will die from the disease.  However, colon cancer…

Regional Rehab Center

Written by Robby Parman and Patsy West The Mission of the Regional Rehabilitation Center is to, at no cost to the individual, restore and enhance the quality of life of North Mississippians with disabling conditions through rehabilitation services characterized by quality care and personal attention. Incorporated in 1961, the Regional Rehab Center has continued to…

Love is Rare

Written by Katie Barkley     February is the month dedicated to love. Everyone scurries around town trying to find the perfect gift for their true love. I have been blessed with a one in a million rare love. The only gift she wants is a cure! On September 27, 2013, my life changed forever….

The Truth about Codependency

Written by Anonymous   Codependency hurts! By definition, Codependency is a type of dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility or under-achievement. Among the core characteristics of codependency, the most common theme is an excessive reliance on other people for approval and a sense of…