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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Posted November 10, 2022

Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the United States. But now there’s hope. Screening is used to detect lung cancer early, when it is more likely to be curable. South Central Regional Medical Center offers a low-dose CT lung screening. A CT is a […]

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December 05 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Bilateral Total Knee Replacement

If someone experiencing a prolonged period of knee pain time with swelling in the joint, decreased motion or stiffness in the joint, these are early signs that an individual may have osteoarthritis or a knee issue.  SCRMC has the newest technology with robotic assisted surgery that helps make recovery from total knee replacement a lot […]

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November 21 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Baby-Friendly Designation, pt. 3

South Central Regional Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly Designated Facility. Cynthia Bonner, RN, Director of Maternal Child Services states, “We are extremely proud to be recognized for the hard work of our team members throughout the Baby-Friendly process. SCRMC is committed to providing the support, education and resources moms need to successfully initiate breastfeeding and […]

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November 14 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Baby-Friendly Designation, pt. 2

South Central Regional Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly Designated Facility. As part of the Baby-Friendly Designation, SCRMC provides lactation support. Lactation consultants are professional breastfeeding specialists trained to teach mothers how to feed their baby. They help women experiencing breastfeeding problems, such as latching difficulties, painful nursing and low milk production. A lactation consultant also […]

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November 07 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Baby-Friendly Designation, pt. 1

South Central Regional Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly Designated Facility. Becky Page, RN, IBCLC, Maternal Child Coordinator, states, “When parents choose SCRMC as their birthing hospital they can expect nurses who have the latest evidence based education to help them reach their goal of feeding their infant.  As a Baby-Friendly hospital each nurse has completed […]

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October 24 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Monika Thoppil, MD

South Central Regional Medical Center welcomes Monika Thoppil, MD, Internist, to the health system. Monika Thoppil, MD, completed her medical degree from the Medical University of Lubin in Poland in 2009. Following completion of medical school, Dr. Thoppil served in endocrinology and as a palliative care team member in the New Orleans area. She later […]

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October 17 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Deepu Thoppil, MD

South Central Regional Medical Center welcomes Deepu Thoppil, MD, Hospitalist, to the health system. Dr. Thoppil is a New Orleans native who graduated college from the University of New Orleans. To pursue future mission work, he completed his medical degree from the Medical University of Lublin in Poland with his clinical rotations in New York. […]

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October 10 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Radiology Advancements: ABUS

According to many studies, dense breast tissue not only increases the risk of breast cancer up to 4-6 times but also makes cancer more difficult to detect using mammography. SCRMC recommends that women get regular mammograms and discuss with your provider if you have dense breasts. If so, SCRMC offers InveniaTM ABUS, an adjunct to […]

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October 03 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Welcome Angela Jones, LPC-S, NCC

Through participating in counseling services people often experience greater emotional wellbeing.  South Central Behavioral Health is pleased to welcome Angela Jones, LPC-S, NCC, to the facility. South Central Behavioral Health offers individual and family therapy services to adults, children, and adolescents. Those experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, relationship difficulties, anger, as well as other mental health […]

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September 26 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Nutrition Services

In the community there is a need for nutrition education. The healthcare providers at SCRMC are working to meet this need by offering Nutrition Services with Registered Dietitians. The services helps to educate inpatients and outpatients about creating a healthier lifestyle. Whether the patient is living with diabetes, gastroparesis, weight loss or other issues, this […]

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September 19 2022

SCRMC HealthBreak | Taylorsville Physical Therapy Services

Physical therapy helps patients get back to their activities of daily living through different modalities. Kadence Rogers, Therapy Patient in Taylorsville, found help at South Central Rehabilitation Services in Taylorsville following her athletic injuries. Whether it is from an athletic injury like Kadence, a recent surgery or pediatric patients with special needs, South Central Rehabilitation […]

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