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SCRMC October 2018 Employee of the Month

Posted November 5, 2018

Ben Turner was selected as the Employee of the Month for October 2018. He is a Buyer Supervisor in Materiels Management and has been employed by South Central Regional Medical Center for just over 4 years. Ben said his favorite thing about working for SCRMC is, “my role at South Central keeps me busy thinking […]

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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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November 05 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Introduction to Community – Sarah Queck, MD

One of the newest physicians at Lindstrom Eye & Laser Center in Laurel is Sarah Queck.  Dr. Queck offers the full spectrum of general ophthalmology care from Glaucoma, diabetic eye exams, eye trauma, dry eyes, and fitting patients for glasses and contact lenses. She also performs surgeries such as Cataracs surgery. Dr. Queck wanted to […]

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October 29 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Edmund Chinchar, MD – Signs of Stroke

The Emergency Department at South Central Regional Medical Center is adding new physicians to its team of experts in the field of emergency medicine. One of those is Dr. Edmund Chinchar who served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy for 4 years prior to attending medical school at the University of Mississippi School of […]

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October 22 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Rachel Cudworth, DO

Laurel has often been called a true Mississippi treasure, with its beautiful oak lined streets and idyllic turn of the century homes. Its charming and gracious community is pulling physicians from across the country to live and to work, like OBGYN physician, Dr. Rachel Cudworth. “Originally, I am from Phoenix, Arizona. That’s where I grew […]

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October 15 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Keith Winstead, DO

South Central Regional Medical Center is growing, and that includes its team of OBGYNs.  Dr. Keith Winstead is from Mississippi and is one of South Central’s newest physicians. Dr. Winstead has joined the OB-GYN Group of Laurel and offers the full spectrum of care for women of all ages. From birth control, contraception all the […]

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October 08 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Grant Saxton, MD and Flu Vaccine

Pediatricians can make a big difference in the lives of children. South Central Regional Medical Center is now welcoming home a new pediatrician, Dr. Grant Saxton, to care for the children in our community. There’s a lot of charm with the town of Laurel. Dr. Saxton wanted to be a doctor from an early age […]

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October 01 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Kybella

Are you bothered by fat under the chin? Do you feel that the condition makes you look older or heavier than you actually are? If so, Brandi Tynes, a nurse practitioner at the Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center of South Central Mississippi, says that Kybella may be the solution. Kybella is the only FDA approved […]

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September 24 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Advancement of Radiology

South Central Regional Medical Center is always updating technology and services. Dwayne Brown, the director of radiology, says that most recently they have added new technology to increase their imaging capabilities. In breast imaging, they have added a digital mammogram, an ABUS, three new ultrasounds, two high-definition ultrasound units used for total body imaging, and […]

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September 17 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Pediatric Nocturnal Enuresis

Pediatric nocturnal enuresis is involuntary urination that happens while sleeping after the age a person should be able to control his or her bladder. Lacey Blakeney, a family nurse practitioner at South Central Urology Clinic, says it is actually quite common. A nocturnal enuresis diagnosis requires certain conditions. There are two types of nocturnal enuresis: […]

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September 10 2018

South Central Classic 5K | September 29

South Central Classic 5K Run/Walk on September 29th to benefit American Heart Association South Central Regional Medical Center is set to host its 13th annual South Central Classic on Saturday, September 29th. All proceeds from the South Central Classic 5K Run/Walk event will benefit the American Heart Association. The race and registration will be held […]

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