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Art of Healing Tickets Available Now!

Posted February 9, 2018

Art of Healing Tickets are on sale now! Pre-order your tickets before the event to receive exclusive offers. Our Silent Auction and Buy It Now section will open the week prior to the event. This is only available for ticket holders. Purchase tickets now by calling 601-399-0503 or purchase online at Art of Healing Online […]

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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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March 12 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Fibroscan

Mississippi has one of the highest incidences of fatty liver disease in the country. The main causes for which are obesity and alcohol consumption. Dr. Ezzell at South Central Gastroenterology says that fatty liver disease often offers no noticeable symptoms. That is why you should talk to your primary care provider about fatty liver disease […]

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March 05 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Fatty Liver Disease

Today in America, almost twenty-five percent of people are living with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a medical condition associated with obesity that can eventually lead to other conditions and even liver failure. Dr. Stephen Johnson, a board-certified Gastroenterologist at South Central Gastroenterology explains that some people with fatty liver disease can have organ failure and […]

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February 26 2018

SCRMC | Colonoscopy  

A colonoscopy screening is the most effective way to find colorectal cancer. Dr. Stephen Johnson at South Central gastroenterology explains the goals of a colonoscopy. They try to find early colon cancers and precursors for the development of colorectal cancer called polyps.  The goal during a colonoscopy is to get rid of any polyps. Colorectal […]

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February 19 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Articular Cartilage Disorders and Treatment

Articular cartilage is the smooth, white tissue that covers the ends of bones where they come together to form joints. Dr. Derrick L. Burgess, at South Central Orthopaedics, explains articular cartilage, “It has no blood supply, has no nerves in it, and is very slippery. It helps decrease the friction in between the bones and […]

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February 12 2018

SCRMC Healthbreak | Shoulder Pain

Many people suffer from shoulder pain that if addressed by a physician can be alleviated. Dr. Richard O’Keeffe, Jr. at South Central Orthopaedics says there are many scenarios in which people should see a doctor for their shoulder pain. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatment options. “The shoulder is an interesting joint. It depends […]

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February 05 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Grief Counseling

Grief is a natural response to any major loss, and can be triggered by a variety of scenarios. Brett Cutrer, a therapist at South Central Behavioral Health Services explains that grief is any traumatic event you’ve gone through. Affective grief work is not done alone. Many feel as though grief is better managed alone, but […]

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January 29 2018

SCRMC Healthbreak | Wellness Center – Testimonial

Maintaining good overall fitness is an excellent way to prevent many health problems. South Central Regional Medical Center’s wellness center offers a complete fitness program personally designed for each member. Bryn Nasajpour has been a member since she moved to Laurel and says it is a part of her daily routine. She says that the […]

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January 22 2018

SCRMC Healthbreak | Wellness Center – Body Pump

Everyone knows that staying active is vital both for our physical and our mental health.  Research has shown that when a person establishes an active fitness habit, their overall well-being improves.  The South Central wellness center in Laurel is here to help you achieve this goal.  Misty Merrill, an exercise physiologist, talks about everything the […]

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January 15 2018

SCRMC Healthbreak | Community Health Fair

According to Karen Vanderslice, Community Education Coordinator at SCRMC, “A healthy community is a prosperous community.” South Central Regional Medical Center is hosting a large community health fair this Thursday, January 18, which is free to the public, at South Central Place. Free health screenings will be available, and will include cholesterol, blood pressure, blood […]

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