Nurses Save Lives—and Educate Communities

  When it comes to feeling better, antibiotics aren’t always the answer. Although the introduction of the drugs revolutionized the […]

Flowood Business Brings Awareness to Lupus with Annual Event Weekend

Essie Florence has been living with lupus since 1997, when she was a senior in high school. After her business […]

We Celebrated National Public Health Week 2018

UProot Mississippi builds bridges that connect Mississippians to opportunities and resources that can help inspire them to lead healthier lifestyles. […]

An Interview with Keba Laird, School Health Coordinator for the Clinton Public School District

  The Clinton Public School District knows how to get kids to eat their veggies. As Child Nutrition Supervisor for […]

Youth Health Symposium Inspires Next Generation of Community Health Leaders

    What if you got experience for your future career as early as high school? The Academies of Jackson […]

Walking Together to a Healthier Future with Linda Fondren

“Linda, I wish I’d lived my life more for myself.” That’s what Linda Fondren, founder of ShapeUp Mississippi in Vicksburg, […]

Dignity Period Oxford Helps Women and Girls Reclaim Their Self-Esteem

  It started out as a chance meeting.   The two women—Kate Roos was in Knoxville and Bloom, a Mississippi […]

Northeast Mississippi Birthing Project Helps Babies Get a Healthy Start

Breastfeeding is a vital way to ensure the health of newborn infants and their mothers, offering benefits from lowering the […]

How one of the healthiest companies in Mississippi makes workplace wellness easy

Kellye Smith is a resource specialist for Ross & Yerger, one of the largest privately owned insurance agencies in Mississippi […]

MasterChef Finalist Katie Dixon Supports UProot!

MasterChef Finalist and Mississippian Katie Dixon is supporting the efforts of UProot by helping spread the word of our goal […]