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High Blood Pressure Redefined Under New Guidelines

Blood Pressure Guidelines Have Changed (The following is an excerpt from a WDAM news article.) For the first time in 14 years, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have redefined high blood pressure from the old definition of 140/90 mm Hg to 130/80 mm Hg. The statement was released Nov. 13, stating […]

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Cloverleaf Immediate Care Has New Hours of Operation

Cloverleaf Immediate Care Has New Hours of Operation Cloverleaf Immediate Care is announcing new hours of operation. Effective, Dec. 3, 2017, they are now open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 6 p.m. Cloverleaf Immediate Care provides convenient medical care for patients with […]

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Cooley Receives Patriot Award

Christopher L. Cooley, MD, a physician at Hattiesburg Clinic Eye Associates, recently received the Patriot Award in recognition of his support of Curtis J. Shaffer, OD, serving in the Air National Guard. Dr. Shaffer, who is also a physician at Eye Associates and a Lt. Colonel in the Guard, nominated Dr. Cooley for the award. […]

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Critical Care Medicine Welcomes Stanford

Melissa "Missy" M. Stanford, DNP, CNP Critical Care Medicine Welcomes Stanford Melissa “Missy” M. Stanford, DNP, CNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine. Stanford received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala., where she also received her Doctor of Nursing Practice. She is board certified as [...]

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ADHD, Part Two: Myths and Treatment

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 […]

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Doctor Shares Tips to Fight Flu

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 […]

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Critical Care Medicine Welcomes Assaad

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 […]

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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

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 […]

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Endocrinology Welcomes Mushtaq

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 […]

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