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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

63 views – Jazell Ladner – 2023-01-26 17:37:08

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the perfect reminder for women to get their annual pap smears that can detect cancer.

One year ago, Ardoin had her regular pap smear checkup. In that exam, abnormal cells were found. Those cells turned out to be adenocarcinoma, a type of cancer found in the uterus. Ardoin was recommended to a gynecologist, which is where she met Dr. Michael Finan at Cancer Clinic in . “When they say the word cancer, that’s scary because you do think about your family. I have three small children and you…

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Gulfport Singing River hosts students for Career Exploration Day

Biloxi - Local News Feed Images 011 – Brooke Parker – 2023-01-25 17:36:48

High School’s medical science class was invited to spend the day at Hospital.

Biloxi High students are seeing their future careers in action. Each of these health science students expressed an interest in the medical field. To help them choose the best fit, Singing River Gulfport invited them to spend a day at the hospital. Chief Nursing Officer and Interim Administrator Heather Rowley said, “You know, when you’re in high school and before, you just don’t know what all is out there available to you in your career. You don’t know…

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Blood Center and Singing River team up to hold blood drive in Pascagoula

48 views – Ansley Brent – 2023-01-17 17:40:32

There’s no better time to donate blood than Blood Donor Awareness Month!

The Blood Center hosted a at First Presbyterian Church on behalf of Health System.

There has been a nationwide blood shortage since and the blood amount needed is constantly struggling to be met.

The Blood Center is located in New Orleans, but a new donor center has opened in .

People enjoy donating to the Blood Center because they know their blood will be going to one of the three Singing River health locations which means they are helping local…

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Cuddle Cot donated to Gulfport Singing River Hospital

Biloxi - Local News Feed Images 011 – Brooke Parker – 2023-01-06 17:55:56

Hospital was gifted their first Cuddle Cot.

The Naff family lost their son John Ellis 35 weeks into the pregnancy. Elisabeth Naff suffered from a liver disorder that only appears during pregnancy. It was not caught in time to save her son.

Her experience is why she created the Hope for John Ellis Foundation. “In today’s culture, it’s not always easy to talk about pregnancy and infant loss, so that is something I hope is gained from it. Just to allow a platform to speak about it and not be afraid to speak about it. Or not be afraid to connect…

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January is National Blood Donor Month

52 views – Ansley Brent – 2023-01-05 19:30:46

January is National Blood Donor Month! In 1969, President Richard Nixon signed a proclamation designating the first month of the year as National Blood Donor Month.

It’s an opportunity to recognize the roughly three percent of the U.S. population who donates blood each year.

Blood donation is key to keeping people alive and healthy. Hospitals everywhere use blood, often in emergency situations and pre- procedures.

Cumbest is the patient care manager for the Emergency Department. He says the lack of blood donations can affect how the…

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Singing River shares tips on nutritious New Year resolutions

Biloxi - Local News Feed Images 001 – Ansley Brent – 2023-01-02 17:33:30

The beginning of a new year sparks the talk of New Year’s resolutions.

Many resolutions include eating healthier and losing weight, but it’s important to evaluate those goals and make sure they are realistic and obtainable.

Laurin Lambert, a registered dietitian at Health System, helps people reach their goals every day.

A few things she recommends to her patients include paying attention to portion size, making it a priority to eat breakfast in the morning, and drinking 64 ounces of water a day.

Lambert helps her patients create goals, but she also…

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Singing River Storage facility in Gautier, MS


2022-12-22 11:44:34, 1671731074

Storage facility in Gautier, MS located at 3719 Beasley Rd, right across from Gautier City Hall and Lowe’s. Rent and …

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Ways to prevent colon cancer

73 views – Rick Gogreve – 2022-12-13 21:12:23

With the of Kirstie Alley, the dangers of colon cancer have returned to the spotlight.

25 spoke with Colon and Rectal Surgeon Dr. Ramon Brown who says colon cancer is a serious issue as it’s the fourth leading cause in cancer related deaths.

Dr. Brown says one of the best ways to prevent the cancer is to get regularly checked through colonoscopies and other screening tests.

The cancer commonly begins as a small benign polyp inside the colon, but rapidly evolves throughout the body into the lymph nodes and other organs causing severe…

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Make-A-Wish and Singing River Health Foundation grant local girl’s wish

Biloxi - Local News Feed Images 002 – Jazell Ladner – 2022-12-12 15:23:50

A five-year-old girl thought she was only at Big Play Entertainment to play games, but little did she know she was in for a bigger surprise.

Chloe Tipton was just two months old when she was first diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that causes problems with breathing and digestion.

Like most girls her age, Chloe is a big Disney princess fan and especially loves Elsa and Anna from Frozen.

Thanks to the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Health Foundation, Chloe’s wish to meet her favorite princesses and other Disney characters was granted….

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Hospice of Light honors former patients with tree planting ceremony

Biloxi - Local News Feed Images 002 – Jazell Ladner – 2022-11-10 17:47:51

Tears were shed during a tree planting ceremony in in honor of those who died while in hospice.

Every year in November, which is National Hospice Month, the Hospice of Light honors those that passed in the last year.

Families gathered to watch as the names of their loved ones were dropped in a hole around the oak tree being planted near the walking trail at the Healthplex.

Afterward, families grabbed shovels and helped fill in soil around the tree, as a way to remember their loved ones.

Hospice of Light also offers grief recovery support groups…

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