Okay, I will admit it: I love stormy weather. In fact, if I could choose any occupation other than medicine, I would have studied atmospheric science. One of my favorite meteorologists is Nick Lilja of WDAM-TV.
Before I begin, I want to share something with you. Last week, I was honored to be asked to judge the Lower Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair that is held at Southern Miss each year. This is the regional level and the winners will move on to the state finals.
As you might recall from last week’s column, May is mental health awareness month across the nation. For this reason, I have taken the time to explore some of the topics related to mental health in the days leading up to it.
Everyone is probably familiar with the tragic loss of two Sumrall Fire Fighters that took place recently. Sadly, this is just the latest incident in a string of accidents that have injured or killed those who work to protect you and me.
Our digestive system does an amazing job! We rarely think about it, except when it is giving us issues. Before we can discuss the problems associated with our gut, we must understand what is going on inside of it.
Last week we discussed the importance of the endocrine system and the problems associated with the too much and too little activity of the adrenal glands. This week, I thought we would stay with those glands, but look at an entirely different function of them.