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South Central Clinics Closed | July 4th

Posted July 1, 2018

On Wednesday, July 4th, all South Central Clinics will be closed. The Wellness Center will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. All facilities will re-open at normal business hours on Thursday, July 5th. We hope you and your loved ones have a happy, healthy and safe 4th of July!

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July 16 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Electronics and Kids

It’s no secret that kids love to spend lots of time on screens. All kinds of digital devices are popular these days, and they seem to be present everywhere. For years, televisions where the only screens in our homes, but with the invention of the computer, countless gadgets of all types came on the scene […]

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July 09 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Home Health Physical Therapy

 ComfortCare Home Health in Laurel has an ultimate goal of returning the patient to his or her maximum level of function. Latisha Fisher is one of ComfortCare Home Health’s physical therapists, and says that they provide quality care and service to people who are homebound. She says that there are individuals that cannot get out […]

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July 02 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Eustachian Tube

 Eustachian tubes are cavities that connect the back of our nose and throat to our ears. Dr. Rusty Stevens at Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgical Clinic in Laurel explains how the Eustachian tube functions. He says that is protects your ear by keeping air in your ear the same as atmospheric air, and it also […]

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June 25 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Adult Preventive Health  

  As adults, we are often very good about ensuring that our children or our parents see their primary care provider at the appropriate times, yet we do not always do the same for ourselves. Dr. Patricia Miller, a family medicine physician at Ellisville Medical Clinic explains that adults often forget about needed immunizations and […]

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June 18 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Autism Testimonial

Autism spectrum disorder is a mental condition that is present from early childhood and characterized by difficulty communicating, forming relationships, and using language and abstract concepts. Bianca Price, whose son Ian was diagnosed as mildly autistic at the age of three, said that she started noticing symptoms when he was nine months old. She says […]

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June 11 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Skilled Nursing Facility

For individuals who are in need of intensive and personalized medical care for short periods of time, the skilled nursing facility at Jones County Rest Home in Ellisville offers everything patients need to get better and go home. Tom Hall, a physical therapist at the facility explains that a patient may be referred to a […]

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June 04 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Children’s Health Fair

South Central Regional Medical Center (SCRMC) has been recognized as a leader in community health education and outreach programs for more than 25 years. Many of the programs offered by SCRMC are funded by the South Central Health Care Foundation. This year, the South Central Foundation has planned an event for the children of the […]

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May 28 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Intro to Community – Carrie Foxworth, PMHNP

One in five adults has a mental health condition, which is over 40 million Americans. Though mental health illnesses are so prevalent, most Americans still lack access to care. Carrie Foxworth, a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner at South Central Behavioral Health Services says South Central is fighting back against mental illness by offering treatment […]

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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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