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Anita S. Henderson, MD, FAAP, expresses her concerns about the rise in pediatric Covid-19 cases and mask-optional school districts Anita S. Henderson, MD, FAAP, pediatrician at Hattiesburg Clinic The Pediatric Clinic and president of the Mississippi Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), spoke to multiple media outlets about the concerning rise in Covid-19 cases among children and […]

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Anita S. Henderson, MD, and Laura J. Miller, MD, stress the importance of masking in schools In South Mississippi, Covid-19 outbreaks among students and teachers have caused a major disruption in schools, potentially derailing plans of returning to “normalcy” inside the classroom. Several schools across the Pine Belt have shifted to virtual learning amid the […]

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Henderson delta variant interview

Anita Henderson, MD, explains delta variant risk, rise in cases and hospitalizations in Mississippi

Anita S. Henderson, MD, a pediatrician at Hattiesburg Clinic The Pediatric Clinic and president of the Mississippi Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, spoke with reporters about the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Mississippi, attributing it to the emergence of new variants, like the delta variant. “Every time a virus multiplies, it has a chance […]

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Anita Henderson, MD, addresses common questions surrounding the Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 12 – 15  Anita S. Henderson, MD, pediatrician at Hattiesburg Clinic The Pediatric Clinic and president of the Mississippi Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, spoke with several news outlets, including SuperTalk Radio, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, WDAM, WLBT, WLOX and Hattiesburg American, about the recent FDA […]

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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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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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Anita Henderson discusses latest study on pediatric COVID-19 cases According to a recent study by the University of Mississippi Medical Center, pediatric COVID-19 cases could be “substantially higher” than reported. Anita S. Henderson, MD, pediatrician at Hattiesburg Clinic The Pediatric Clinic and president of the Mississippi Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, spoke with Mississippi Public Broadcasting about how […]

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In the Media: Anita S. Henderson, MD

Growing Number of Pediatric COVID-19 Cases  While most children might not experience severe symptoms of COVID-19, physicians are concerned about the increase in pediatric COVID-19 cases as they are still unsure about the long-term effects of the virus.  In recent weeks, Mississippi saw its highest number of pediatric COVID-19 cases with three reported COVID-19-related deaths […]

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In the Media: Anita S. Henderson, MD

Not All Mississippi Schools are Reporting COVID-19 Results as Required Hattiesburg Clinic’s Anita S. Henderson, MD, a pediatrician with The Pediatric Clinic, spoke with Mississippi Today on the topic of Mississippi schools that are not reporting COVID-19 results as required. “The good news is kids, in general, are not as severely infected in terms of […]

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Preparing kids to return to the classroom Anita S. Henderson, MD, with The Pediatric Clinic, recently shared with WLBT about the different ways parents and children can prepare for the upcoming school semester. One thing is for sure. All children must wear a mask. “A lot of parents are asking me what kind of mask […]

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