Healthy Meals for Kids | Jackson Health System
Healthy Meals for Kids | Jackson Health System

As you prepare to send you child back to school, think about involving them in making sure that nutrition is a top priority. Research has shown that with proper nutrition, your child will have more…

Mending Tiny Heart: Congenital Heart Disease
Mending Tiny Heart: Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital heart disease – heart disease that is present at birth – is the most common type of birth defect in the United States. Approximately one out of every 110 babies is born with some…

My Jackson Miracle – Baby Symphony
My Jackson Miracle – Baby Symphony

Nicole Hannah-Edgecomb was 24 weeks pregnant with her second child when she went to see her obstetrician for a checkup. An ultrasound had already revealed that her baby had fluid around the heart. Four weeks…

Ask an Expert: How Can I Keep My Kids Safe and Healthy this Summer?
Ask an Expert: How Can I Keep My Kids Safe and Healthy this Summer?

It’s that time of year again – school’s out, no more homework and children have lots of free time to have fun. But during summer, with the constant outdoor play – including water activities and,…

Water Safety – The Importance of Knowing How to Swim
Water Safety – The Importance of Knowing How to Swim

The statistics are frightening. Approximately 10 people drown every day in the United States. And in the African-American community, children drown at a rate nearly three times higher than their Caucasian peers, according to the…