Children aged 10 to 17 in Mississippi are leading the nation in obesity. Adults follow close behind, as Mississippi has the second highest obesity rate in the nation, according to the State of Obesity Website.
In her last years of high school, Haley Nute, 21, felt out of control with college, her crew team, and the sudden suicide of her classmate.
Self doubt. Thoughts of never being good enough. The fear that no matter what is done, it will always end in failure. These are just a few examples of intrusive thoughts those with depression and anxiety may face.
According the the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression also suffer from anxiety. The two illnesses seem to go hand in hand and can be debilitating for anyone who falls prey.
S marks the spot. Shed Fitness will open its doors Saturday, Oct. 13, to the Oxford community. Although its focus is about getting stronger and leaner at a high pace, the owners also want to grow a fitness community. Amzie Williams founded Shed in 2014. The former Ole Miss linebacker said he felt like no one offered a workout that focused on specific muscle groups daily. football
At the University of Mississippi, Dr. James Stewart facilitates a pharmaceutical lab that focuses on the relationship between Type II diabetes and heart disease.
College can take a toll on every student’s overall health and well being. You’re not on a good sleep schedule. You’re staying up late studying, or going out with friends and lose track of time. You also do not eat as healthy as you normally do.
TUPELO – Warm weather has arrived, and many people will be spending more time outdoors in the sun. That can be good and bad.
Mississippi has the second highest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America released August 2017.
Freezing temperatures are in the forecast for the health and wellness community. Cryotherapy is a popular new workout trend that integrates new scientific methods with sub zero temperatures.
Charleston, Mississippi resident Brittney Hames loves to exercise at the James C. Kennedy Wellness Center, a facility that two years ago thanks to a grant from a Charleston resident.
Melanie Glisson, a certified fitness instructor, teaching a spin class at the Turner Center. Photo by Leah Bushey. Leah Bushey Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org An Oxford fitness instructor is teaching her clients how […]
All across the country, the beauty of fall weather brings one ugly concern to the forefront: the flu.
Savannah Christian is a typical 23-year-old. Strong, beautiful and courageous are three words that have been used to describe Christian and her story.
John Bove-Smith Oxford Stories email@example.com UM student Connor Crain, 21, believes many people experience weight gain in college. “Everyone gets the freshmen 15,” said the UM senior from Jackson. “It is simply […]
Natalie Suk Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org When Stevi Self broke her back in 6th grade, she tried numerous ways to alleviate the constant pain. Today she owns Southern Star Yoga. She believes yoga […]
In a state with the second highest smoking cancer deaths, local vape shop owner wants to help others quit
Christian Johnson Oxford Stories email@example.com Mississippi is ranked sixth for tobacco use and second for smoking-related cancer deaths. Vaporized owner Tanner Scaggs aims to decrease that number. Scaggs, owner of the […]
Claudia Caplinger firstname.lastname@example.org An Ole Miss Rebelette fights daily health challenges to dance for her favorite team. Maycee Scardino is a junior business major from Pass Christian who has been dancing since […]
Ashley Wallace The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi hosted its seventh and final Mississippi Walk For Diabetes for the year of 2016 in November. Mary Fortune, executive vice president of the foundation, estimates […]
From left, Lauren Ferguson, Margaret Felsher and Sallie Sylvester. Fairlie Outland email@example.com It can be hard to find the time to eat healthy in college without spending a fortune. Students have so […]
Connor Paul Heitzmann The Oxford Eagle About 70 percent of college students are subjected to experience the “Freshman 15,” according to a recent report by News Health. And seven years in a […]