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ADHD, Part Two: Myths and Treatment

There is a lot of misleading information about people diagnosed with ADHD, who are often written off as lazy or undisciplined. There are also different ways to treat the disorder. Ronald Kent, MD, with Hattiesburg Clinic Connections, recently sat down with Fox 23’s Allysa Cole for a two-part series about the disorder. Click here to […]

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Hattiesburg Clinic Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, several Hattiesburg Clinic locations will have varying hours from Thursday, Nov. 23, to Saturday, Nov. 25. All locations will resume normal operations on Monday, Nov. 27. Holiday hours are as follows: Bellevue Family Medicine will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, through Saturday, Nov. 25. They will resume normal hours […]

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Doctor Shares Tips to Fight Flu

(The following is an excerpt from a story by WDAM’s Karrie Leggett-Brown.)   Now is the time to get your flu vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It’s reporting more than 120 million doses of flu vaccine have been distributed so far this season. Locally, internal medicine physician of Comprehensive Care at Hattiesburg […]

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Critical Care Medicine Welcomes Assaad

Mary M. Assaad, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Assaad received her medical degree from St. Christopher Iba Mar Diop College of Medicine in Dakar, Senegal. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine from the University of Illinois at Chicago Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Ill. Dr. Assaad […]

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Loftin Now Offering ADHD Services to Pediatric Patients in Columbia

Loftin Now Offering ADHD Services to Pediatric Patients in Columbia Columbia Family Clinic offers consultation and treatment with Shannon H. Loftin, CNP, for pediatric patients with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) who live in or around the Columbia area. This includes children who: May have or have already been diagnosed. Have been diagnosed with ADHD and […]

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Gastroenterology Welcomes Martin

Tressie J. Applewhite Martin, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology. Martin received both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and holds a professional membership with the American Association […]

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Endocrinology Welcomes Mushtaq

Farah N. Mushtaq, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Endocrinology. Mushtaq received her medical degree from the University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya. She completed her residency in internal medicine at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. She also completed a fellowship in endocrinology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, La. She […]

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New Physician Loves Small-Town Practice

The exact moment Dr. Cody Choate decided to pursue medicine came while he was repairing a barbed wire fence on his family’s cattle farm near McComb, Miss. “I decided I didn’t want to do that for the rest of my life,” he says with a laugh. But there was more to it. Click here to […]

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November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Memory Center Highlights Warning Signs, Offers Available Resources If you notice more people wearing purple in November, it’s because November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, according to the National Alzheimer’s Association, and it affects […]

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Surgeon Explains Testing for Breast Cancer Gene

Medical House Call: Surgeon Explains Testing for Breast Cancer Gene Hattiesburg Clinic Surgeon Dr. William Whitehead’s passion for helping breast cancer patients started more than 30 years ago in the Hub City. “…This has been a big part of my professional life,” Whitehead said. Dr. Whitehead said the technological advances in breast cancer treatment are a blessing, […]

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