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National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Thank you to all of our lab professionals Hattiesburg Clinic continually strives to recognize hardworking teams throughout the clinic. During National Medical Laboratory Professional Week (NMLPW), an annual celebration that originated in 1975, we honor the medical laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in every aspect of health care, ensuring patients receive […]

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Cheers for Ashley, Tiffiany, April, Jhana and MacKenzie!

CHEERS FROM YOUR PEERS: THE EMPLOYEES OF IMAGING – RADIOLOGY SCHEDULING The WOW! Committee would like to recognize the Imaging – Radiology Scheduling employees – Ashley Carter, Tiffiany Dunston, April Hurte, Jhana Jackson and MacKenzie Williams – with Cheers from Your Peers. These women work diligently and efficiently to ensure that patients receive urgent or […]

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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Update

CDC, FDA Recommend US Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine Hattiesburg Clinic has been made aware of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) recommendations to pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine out of an abundance of caution. The adverse reaction that […]

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High Levels of Toxic Metals Found in Baby Food Products

What Parents Need to Know A recent congressional study exposed four of America’s top baby food manufacturers as they discovered high levels of toxic metals in the brands’ baby food products. According to the report, Gerber, Beech-Nut, HappyBABY and Nurture baby food products were all contaminated with heavy metals such as arsenic, lead and cadmium. Sprout Organic […]

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In the Media

Anita Henderson, MD, discusses sharp decline in childhood immunizations with WDAM, WHLT and MPB Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many families have missed their kids’ well visits, which means children are missing routine vaccinations for highly contagious diseases, such as measles, mumps and polio. A recent Blue Cross Blue Shieldstudy found a 26% drop in vaccines in […]

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DEPARTMENTAL OPERATIONS UPDATE

Cough & Fever to Treat Positive COVID-19 Cases Only Effective April 12, 2021, Cough & Fever Clinic will transition to a COVID-19 treatment facility and will only treat patients who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Treatments offered include antibody infusions and follow-up appointments for COVID-19 positive patients. The clinic will no longer accept walk-in appointments [...]

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Employee Spotlight: Constance “Connie” Kilgore, RD, LD

Educator, Strategist, Empath: The Many Roles of a Nephrology Dietitian In the United States, 37 million people, or 15% of adults, are estimated to have chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  With CKD, the kidneys do not function properly and cannot clean the blood of toxic wastes, and […]

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Heart & Vascular Physicians Offer PE Treatment

Heart & Vascular Offers the INARI FlowTriever for Treatment of Select High-Risk Patients with Pulmonary Embolism  Hattiesburg Clinic Heart & Vascular is proud to offer a new treatment option for select high-risk patients with pulmonary embolism (PE). The INARI FlowTriever is the first FDA-approved mechanical thrombectomy device indicated for the treatment of pulmonary embolism.  Acute PE […]

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Hattiesburg Clinic Connections blog

Is it Autism or Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)?

Understanding the Difference between Autism and ODD BY: Elizabeth M. Felder, MD When a child repeatedly throws tantrums, what is the meaning of the meltdown? Is the child being defiant, resisting authority, refusing to follow the rules, or is he or she reacting to an unpleasant situation, task or noise? The answer to this question can […]

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