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Parkinson’s Awareness Day Event | April 25

Posted April 16, 2019

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement as certain nerve cells in the brain gradually break down or die. Many believe Parkinson’s disease is a death sentence, but if treated, the disease is manageable for those who have been diagnosed. South Central Regional Medical Center is hosting a Parkinson’s […]

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April 23 2019

Depression and Diabetes | May 14

Studies show that people with diabetes have a greater risk of depression than people without diabetes.The stress of daily diabetes management can build. You may feel alone or set apart from your friends and family because of all this extra work. If you face diabetes complications such as nerve damage, or if you are having […]

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April 22 2019

SCRMC HealthBreak | Shoulder Pain

They don’t have to live with shoulder pain. If your shoulder hurts, come on in and let’s see if we can make it better for you. The operations that we do nowadays are much, much more friendly to the patient than the older operations were. We often use arthroscopic surgery. For more information, click here.

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April 17 2019

City of Laurel Declares April as Donate Life Month

The City of Laurel has declared the month of April as National Donate Life Month. Every year, Donate Life America leads the celebration of National Donate Life Month (NDLM) to focus national attention on organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation. South Central Regional Medical Center, Mississippi Organ Recovery Act and the City of Laurel join together […]

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April 16 2019

Employee of the Month | April 2019

Michelle was selected as the Employee of the Month for April 2019. She is a Clinical Informatics Analyst in the Accountable Care Organization Department  and has been employed by South Central Regional Medical Center for 4 years. Michelle said her favorite thing about working for South Central is, “my leaders have always been vocal about […]

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April 15 2019

SCRMC HealthBreak | Growth of South Central Cancer Center – Part 2

Cancer care has been growing dramatically over the last decade. We have made tremendous progress in the treatment of just about every cancer, whether that is lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, or even leukemias. The newest thing that we are offering now is immunotherapy. That’s a newer treatment that’s come out in the past […]

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April 08 2019

Pediatric Speech Therapy at SCRMC Provides Hope for Children with Communication Issues

The greatest independence that one is given is the ability to communicate, yet for many children this is not possible. Anything that impairs a child’s ability to communicate, limits their life. Communication disorders come in many forms like stuttering, difficulty pronouncing words, delayed speech or language, difficulty comprehending words, difficulty expressing thoughts or extreme hoarseness. […]

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April 08 2019

SCRMC HealthBreak | Growth of South Central Cancer Center – Part 1

We provide state of the art care for cancer patients in this local area. Even though we’re a small town hospital and small town cancer center, we are going to give the care that you could get anywhere. South Central Cancer Center is an integral part of this community and it offers support and care […]

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April 07 2019

City of Laurel Declares April 7-13, 2019 as National Volunteer Week

The City of Laurel has joined other cities across the nation in recognizing the vital role volunteers play in the community. Mayor Johnny Magee expressed his gratitude to the dedicated citizens on Tuesday, April 2 by declaring April 7 – 13, 2019, as National Volunteer Week. He signed the proclamation for South Central Regional Medical […]

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April 03 2019

Varicose Veins Can Lead to Significant Leg Pain | Free Screening April 11th

Varicose Veins Can Lead to Significant Leg Pain Treatment can be life changing. Free Community Screening on April 11th Chronic venous disease of the legs is very common. Approximately half of the U.S. population has venous disease — 50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men. Of these, 20 to […]

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April 01 2019

SCRMC HealthBreak | Importance of Annual Check-Ups

What’s the old saying? An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and I think that’s true. The important things are to know four numbers; your blood sugar, your blood cholesterol, your BMI, or body mass index, and your blood pressure. Because those four points can determine if other things need to be […]

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