More than one million athletes now experience concussions each year in the United States, and the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has issued new guidelines on how to help evaluate and manage athletes with concussion. Athletes of high school age and younger with a concussion should be managed more conservatively regarding return to play, as evidence shows they take
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are now more than 1.1 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S., and nearly 200,000 of them don’t know they are infected. This sad fact highlights an awareness gap and the need for education. Visit actagainstaids.org to learn where you can get tested today.
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Forrest General Hospital is hosting 3 free Educational Sessions for the community to explain how those who are uninsured can qualify for low-cost health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays; November 26th, December 3rd and December 10th at 2 p.m. in the Elm Room by the Forrest General cafeteria. Call 601-288-4450 for reservations. &nbs
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Make plans now to attend the annual Extra Table Christmas Concert- Tuesday Dec. 10th at 6pm and 8pm in the historic Saenger Theater, Hattiesburg. School choirs from 6 high schools and William Carey will perform with the Hattiesburg Chamber Orchestra, singing traditional Christmas music and hear the Christmas story read by a secret celebrity. The Petal Harvey handbell choir will perform at 6:45 and 7:40pm. Tickets are $20 for adults and $1
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Christian Services hosts “Birthday Party for Jesus” SATURDAY, DEC. 14th at 1:00 P.M.
At McNair Recreation Center, 300 North 12th Ave. (Old YMCA Next to Hattiesburg High) There will be refreshments, gifts and gift certificates for children, ages 0 – 12. Children must be accompanied by p
Attention National Guard and Reserve Members. Does your civilian employer go above and beyond to support your military service? Nominate your exceptional employer for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department of Defense’s highest honor recognizing employer support of the Guard and Reserve. Nominations will be accepted until January 20, 2014. Visit