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Lunch and Learn with Dr. Grafton | May 4th

Posted April 10, 2018

Join South Central Regional Medical Center on Friday, May 4th as Dr. Kenneth Grafton, Family Medicine Physician at South Central Family Medicine, discusses how to lower your risk for high blood pressure. New guidelines for blood pressure rates were released by the American Heart Association in late 2017. The new guidelines will result in nearly […]

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May 21 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Diagnosing and Managing Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer of both women and men in America which is why it is important to maintain good heart health. Dr. David Sullivan at South Central Cardiology discusses the many ways in which he diagnoses and treats heart disease. He starts with a physical examination and taking a thorough history, […]

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May 14 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Pediatric Physical Therapy

The mission of South Central’s pediatric physical therapist is to promote the highest quality of life for all children with developmental disabilities and their families. Grace Brunk, a pediatric physical therapist at South Central, explains that some common reasons that parents seek physical therapy for their children are cerebral palsy, down syndrome, maybe they aren’t […]

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May 07 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Hypertension and DASH Diet

Dr. Kenneth Grafton has been practicing family medicine in Laurel for years, but recently joined South Central Clinics. He says hypertension or high blood pressure is found in one in three adults in Mississippi, and the first thing they need to do is change their lifestyle. He says that a healthy diet is the cornerstone […]

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April 30 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Physical Therapy Services

Physical therapy helps preserve, restore and develop physical function. Kyle Crager, a physical therapist at South Central Regional Medical Center, says that they help people restore physical health that has been lost due to injury, disease or other causes. He says that South Central has quite an array of physical therapy services starting with inpatient […]

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April 23 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Balloon Sinuplasty

Chronic sinusitis is a common condition where the sinuses, which are the cavities around the nasal passages, become inflamed and swollen for at least 12 weeks despite treatment attempts. Dr. Jamie Sisk at Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgical Clinic in Laurel explains that a few signs and symptoms are facial pressure, persistent nasal congestion, post […]

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April 16 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Pediatric Speech Therapy

Speech is one of the most important ways we express ourselves, and when a speech disorder hinders that ability, it can greatly affect that person’s quality of life. Lauren Clark, a speech language pathologist at South Central Pediatric Speech Therapy, says treatment is provided for children from infancy to adolescence. She says that she sees […]

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April 09 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Introduction to Community – Terry Bang, MD

Pediatricians are the physicians who care for our children from birth to adolescence. They care for them when they are sick as well as when they are healthy. Dr. Terry Bang is Laurel Pediatric Clinic’s newest pediatrician and says that caring for children is his life’s work. Dr. Bang cares for children from birth until […]

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April 02 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | ACO

Did you know that traditional Medicare covers a one-time welcome to Medicare screening visit and an annual wellness visit? Both of these visits have no copay or deductibles applied, and are a great way to improve your health. Traditional Medicare covers a full range of preventative services to help keep you healthy and find problems […]

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March 26 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Men’s Depression

Depression is a normal human reaction to a stressful event, and it can include a feeling of being overwhelmed, irritable, and hopeless. Brett Catrer, a therapist at South Central Behavioral Health Services says that these feelings can be exceptionally hard to handle. Brett says that one of the reasons men struggle with depression is that […]

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March 19 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Art of Healing

Join South Central Regional Medical Center for the 10th annual Art of Healing on Saturday, March 24th at the Gables in Laurel. The event will begin at 7:00 P.M. and will feature a silent auction, a live auction, a large array of food, beverages, music by Doctor Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster, and much more. The […]

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