Southern Remedy Healthy and Fit | Staying Healthy During the Pandemic
Dr. Josie Bidwell, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at UMMC broadcasts via skype to observe social distancing guidelines. This week, she answers listener questions about wearing masks, maintaining social distance, the flu shot and more.
Southern Remedy Relatively Speaking | Hunger Awareness Month
September is Hunger Awareness Month, a month to spread the word and take action on the hunger crisis and dedicate ourselves to a solution. Despite being born in one of the world’s wealthiest countries, there are manychildren and adults in the United States who are food insecure or hungry. Today we'll discuss the psychological effects of hunger on children, food insecurityand how you can make a difference in your community with our guest Dr. Ruth Patterson, Pediatrician with the University Of Mississippi Medical Center.Women, Infants and Children (WIC) provides low-income women, infants and children with food, nutrition counseling, and access to health services.Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Plan (SNAP) provides nutritional food assistance for those who meet eligibility requirements.SNAP is meant to be a supplement to one’s income to help ensure nutritional needs are met.If you or someone you know needs help please contact:MS Department of Human Services https://www.mdhs.ms.gov/economic-assistance/snap/ or call 601-359-4500MS State Department of Health http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,128,html MS WIC Program: Phone (601) 991-6000 or call toll-free (800) 545-6747The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Ambulatory EversCare Clinic https://umc.edu/evers-williams/Focus-Areas/health-care/EversCare.html
Southern Remedy Healthy and Fit | Healthy Eating Suggestions
Dr. Josie Bidwell, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at UMMC, answers emails and phone calls about ways to maintain a healthy diet.She also answers a listener question about proper footwear for exercise.
The Original Southern Remedy
Dr. Jimmy Stewart, Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UMMC, answers questions from listeners about their medical concerns.This week, callers ask about a daughter with menstrual problems, tingling sensations in the arm, ways to increase appetite and ribcage pain.