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Wellness Center Membership Available

Posted December 13, 2018

Give the gift of health this Christmas! Purchase a 3 month membership to the Wellness Center for $70 (a $105 value). Call 601-399-0530 or visit the Wellness Center today. By purchasing this special, you receive the following: Receive an assessment and customized exercise plan developed by an exercise physiologist with your purchase of a 3 […]

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January 14 2019

SCRMC HealthBreak | Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy screening is the most effective way to find colorectal cancer. Dr. Steven Johnson at South Central Gastroenterology explains the goals of a colonoscopy. If you have a family history of colon cancer, you should have a colonoscopy even earlier. If you wait until you have symptoms of colon cancer to be screened, the cancers […]

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January 07 2019

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 the idea of grief. Effective grief work is not done alone. Many feel as though grief is better managed alone, but in reality, you need a team […]

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December 31 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Annual Report 2019

The South Central Regional Medical Center is continuing to add new physicians, technology, and services.  As the second largest employer in Jones County with more than 2,000 employees and more than 125 healthcare providers, the organization provides healthcare services to the residents of Jones County and surrounding areas.  During the last year, the health system […]

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December 24 2018

SCRMC | Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas from the South Central Regional Medical Center family!

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December 18 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Direct Access Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer among both men and women in the United States and is the second leading cause of cancer death. Vanessa Cochran, a gastrointestinal nurse navigator at South Central Regional Medical Center explains that one-third of colorectal deaths can be prevented by getting a colonoscopy. A colonoscopy is the […]

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December 10 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | EMServ

Herlon Stevens was a 32-year retired veteran when he had the scare of his lifetime. He was with someone when he started getting very tired. He got in his car and started to feel nauseated, and he felt his chest tighten; having been an EMT basic for several years, he knew that this was a […]

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December 03 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | RSV  

Respiratory syncytial virus infection, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. Dr. Grant Saxton, a new pediatrician at Laurel Pediatric Clinic, explains, “It is a very, very common virus that circulates in the colder winter months similar to the seasonal pattern that we see with influenza.” Most people recover […]

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November 26 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | New MRI Technology

South Central Regional Medical Center is always working to offer the most advanced technology to patients. Dr. Frederick Vial, an interventional radiologist at South Central says that most recently, they have added new magnetic resonance imaging technology. He says that the first thing that patients will notice about the new MRI is its size; he […]

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November 19 2018

South Central Regional Medical Center Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving

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November 12 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | ABUS

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting one in every eight women. Fortunately, breast cancer screening modalities are constantly evolving. Dr. Frederick Vial, an interventional radiologist at South Central Regional Medical Center, says one of these evolutions has been overcoming the challenge of seeing breast cancers in dense breasts. Women with dense […]

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