How to Improve Your Mental Health During Stress Awareness Month

April is known as Stress Awareness Month, as well as Alcohol Awareness Month. This year, due to the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to observe these themes and reflect on how they might be impacting your life. For many people, the stress during these times has lead to more alcohol consumption. But considering how…

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Mandated Vaccines: Clearing Up COVID Confusion and HIPAA Misconceptions

The COVID-19 vaccination process has become widespread across the nation, with millions of people getting doses already. However, some confusion exists over the legality of COVID-19 vaccinations, vaccination passports, and more. Understanding what the law does and does not allow will help to make this process easier to understand and create a more transparent interaction…

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New Entrepreneurial Tech Hub Coming to Downtown Jackson

Downtown Jackson, MS is getting put on the tech innovation map. Twelve acres and seven buildings near Jackson State University are currently in development to create a $25 million tech hub for Mississippi entrepreneurs. The land was purchased by Dr. Nashlie Sephus, CEO of The Bean Path and a Jackson native, who aims to help…

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How to Achieve Your Health Resolutions in 2021

While most of us were thrilled to leave 2020 behind, you might still be apprehensive about what 2021 has in store. And as many of us prepare to spend a long winter at home during the ongoing pandemic, it might seem like health and fitness goals will be especially hard to achieve. But even if…

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Predicted Spike in Evictions May Make Ongoing Pandemic Even Worse

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has arguably impacted virtually every aspect of our daily lives. Whether you’re working from home or limiting our contact with our loved ones, most of us have had to drastically alter our regular routines in order to stay safe. But there are some circumstances over which we don’t have control. Millions…

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Despite Pandemic Precautions, 2020 Sees a Rise in Gun Violence

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the news cycles, mass shootings are on the rise in the United States. According to recent data, mass shootings in 2020 rose 35% compared to those that occurred in 2019. According to the Gun Violence Archives (GVA), 2019 saw 417 mass shootings across the year, whereas 2020 has thus far…

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Google Announces Cap On Free Cloud Storage Starting in 2021

During the pandemic, our reliance on technology has only increased. While organizations once had very limited options to ensure compliance when using Microsoft Teams as their phone system, Teams and other teleconferencing platforms have had to ramp up their operations in order to keep up with demand. Of course, Microsoft and Zoom aren’t the only…

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Is It Safe to Visit the Salon?

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s to not take life’s little luxuries for granted. Although 42% of women over the age of 18 say they prefer more natural beauty products over synthetic versions, that doesn’t always mean that at-home beauty treatments are effective or enjoyable. And given the fact that multiple rallies during…

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