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Take Control of Your Liver Health Over the last decade, the US has seen a rapid increase in liver disease cases and deaths. A recent study published by BMJ, a medical trade journal, reported that cirrhosis deaths have increased by 65%, and liver cancer deaths have doubled since the turn of the century. Researchers noted […]

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Tips to Avoid Holiday Heartburn

Managing GERD Symptoms this Holiday Season ‘Tis the season for holiday feasts and festive foods. Unfortunately, for many, indulging in certain foods and drinks can trigger acid reflux and heartburn. Heartburn is the most common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, which affects approximately 20% of U.S. adults, according to the National Institute of [...]

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Having Stomach Issues?

Breath Test Device Detects Bacterial Infection That Could Lead to Stomach Cancer Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology now has a device to test for a common bacterial infection that is a risk factor for stomach cancer. The BreathTek® UBT Kit is a convenient, quick, non-invasive test used to detect Helicobacter pylori (or H. pylori), a common, persistent [...]

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Hattiesburg Clinic Physicians Host Free Colon Cancer Screenings

Hattiesburg Clinic Physicians Host Free Colon Cancer Screenings On Saturday, Feb. 29, 29 residents of Hattiesburg and the surrounding communities received free colon cancer screening colonoscopies as an effort led by Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterologyto improve screening rates in the area, ultimately in an attempt to save lives. “While getting a colonoscopy is not the most [...]

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Clinic Growing to Improve Digestive Health as Pine Belt’s Largest Gastroenterology Service with Addition of Four New Providers

Pine Belt’s Largest Gastroenterology Service Aims to Improve Digestive Health

Pine Belt’s Largest Gastroenterology Service Aims to Improve Digestive Health with Four New Providers Hattiesburg Clinic’s Gastroenterology team is focusing on improving digestive health for patients and the community by adding four new providers, making it the largest gastroenterology service in the Pine Belt. Porter H. Glover, MD; Telciane Vesa, MD; Andrew Q. Weeks, MD; and […]

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