March 2012

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Teen Pregnancy: Part III by Karen Matthews

Part three of my three-part post on addressing teenage pregnancy in Mississippi.  Even though the programs run by Delta Health Alliance are labor intensive and take time, they are producing results.  Research shows us that all of the staff resources we put into early childhood and parent education, pays back exponentially.  Here’s why: teen mothers are more likely to have [...]

Posted in Blog, Karen C. Matthews, PhD, CEO

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Teen Pregnancy: Part II by Karen Matthews

This is part two of a series of posts on teenage pregnancy, a major priority of the current Governor. Through experience with a variety of initiatives, Delta Health Alliance has concluded that mother-to-mother home visit programs to mentor women-at-risk and pregnant women and families with young children up to three years of age in their [...]

Posted in Blog, Karen C. Matthews, PhD, CEO

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Teen Pregnancy: Part I by Karen Matthews

I want to commend Gov. Phil Bryant for making a priority the issue of teenage pregnancy.  Mississippi has the highest teen birth rate and one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the United States.  The large majority of these teen births (83.5%) are unintended.  Teen pregnancy should be avoided for a number of reasons.  Teen mothers [...]

Posted in Blog, Karen C. Matthews, PhD, CEO

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Grocery Store Visits by Dr. Cohen

Before you go to the grocery store: plan out your family meals for the week and write down each meal and what you need at the grocery store. Add what else you need to your shopping list ( bag of flour, fruit, etc) Then go to the store Try not to buy anything that is [...]

Posted in Blog, Jay Cohen, MD

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DHA Fox Web 2

DHA Fox Web 2

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DHA Fox Web 3

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DHA Fox Web 1

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