Forrest Health President, Andy Woodard, Assumes Additional CEO Role Upon Evan Dillard Retirement

January 5, 2019, 12:00 am by admin
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After a decade of service and leadership, Evan Dillard will retire from the post of chief executive officer of Forrest Health. Andy Woodard, who will replace Dillard beginning in January 2019, has worked closely with Dillard over the past 17 months to ensure a smooth transition. “I am honored to continue serving Forrest Health as

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Forrest Health President, Andy Woodard, Assumes Additional CEO Role Upon Evan Dillard Retirement

January 4, 2019, 12:00 am by admin
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Spirit Girl Offers Advice on Dealing with Family History of Breast Cancer

October 18, 2018, 12:00 am by Amanda Kirby
Oncology

Talk to someone. It can be really overwhelming, especially when you first find out. Find something to keep you occupied so that you’re not just thinking about it, because then it gets really heavy.” Laundin Lang Laundin Lang is what some might call an “all-American girl.” She’s a good student and athlete, involved at her

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Spirit of Women to present “Girl Talk”

October 17, 2018, 12:00 am by Amanda Kirby
Spirit of Women

Local physician helps unravel the mysteries of adolescent changes for young girls  Girls ages eight through thirteen are invited to attend the upcoming session of Girl Talk, presented by Forrest General’s Spirit of Women, to learn about the physical and emotional changes that happen during adolescence. During the event, Katherine P. Alexis, M.D., will talk

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Artists’ and Survivors’ Reception Held for 15th Annual Pine Belt Flowers of Hope Project

October 16, 2018, 12:00 am by Amanda Kirby
Community

The Library, Seraphim Studios, and The Breast Cancer Awareness Team (BCAT) will host an artists’ and survivors reception for the 15th Annual Pine Belt Flowers of Hope Project at the Library Galleries (329 Hardy Street) on Thursday, October 18 from 4:30 until 6 p.m. Since 2004, stained glass artists in the Pine Belt area and

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Forrest General Healthcare Foundation announces winner of Win This Car, a raffle to benefit Let’s Connect

September 10, 2018, 12:00 am by Amanda Kirby
Forrest General Healthcare Foundation

Forrest General Healthcare Foundation announces winner of Win This Car, a raffle to benefit Let’s Connect On August 30, at 6 p.m., the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation officially announced the winner of Win This Car, which was a raffle to benefit Let’s Connect, Forrest General Healthcare Foundation’s latest project. The announcement was made following a live drawing at Toyota of Hattiesburg. Dee Rasberry […]

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On the Road to Recovery

August 22, 2018, 12:00 am by Amanda Kirby
Emergency/Trauma

Shelby Hyatt doesn’t remember anything about March 13, 2018. She doesn’t know what she had for breakfast that morning or what errands she ran or the accident that put her in a coma for 22 days. “Everybody tells me that I was a passenger in a vehicle that got hit on my side. There is […]

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Good Samaritan Aides Woman Delivering Baby in Parking Garage

August 8, 2018, 12:00 am by Amanda Kirby
Women & Children

Giving birth in the hospital parking garage is not a part of any woman’s birth plan, but that’s exactly what happened to Tameka Cooper, a resident of Magee, Miss., around 2 p.m. on August 6. Tameka thought she was experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions, also known as false labor.  However, during her office visit, her OB […]

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Forrest Health President, Andy Woodard, Assumes Additional CEO Role Upon Evan Dillard Retirement

After a decade of service and leadership, Evan Dillard will retire from the post of chief executive officer of Forrest Health. Andy Woodard, who will replace Dillard beginning in January 2019, has worked closely with Dillard over the past 17 months to ensure a smooth transition. “I am honored to continue serving Forrest Health as president and CEO and grateful for the time Evan spent with me this past year,” said Woodard. “I look forward to the coming years and

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Spirit Girl Offers Advice on Dealing with Family History of Breast Cancer

Talk to someone. It can be really overwhelming, especially when you first find out. Find something to keep you occupied so that you’re not just thinking about it, because then it gets really heavy.” Laundin Lang Laundin Lang is what some might call an “all-American girl.” She’s a good student and athlete, involved at her church and in the community, and she rarely, if ever, gets into trouble. Her world went into a tailspin last October when her mother, Benita,

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Spirit of Women to present “Girl Talk”

Local physician helps unravel the mysteries of adolescent changes for young girls  Girls ages eight through thirteen are invited to attend the upcoming session of Girl Talk, presented by Forrest General’s Spirit of Women, to learn about the physical and emotional changes that happen during adolescence. During the event, Katherine P. Alexis, M.D., will talk with young girls about what they can expect as they enter their teenage years and help unravel the mysteries of the changes that those years

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Artists’ and Survivors’ Reception Held for 15th Annual Pine Belt Flowers of Hope Project

The Library, Seraphim Studios, and The Breast Cancer Awareness Team (BCAT) will host an artists’ and survivors reception for the 15th Annual Pine Belt Flowers of Hope Project at the Library Galleries (329 Hardy Street) on Thursday, October 18 from 4:30 until 6 p.m. Since 2004, stained glass artists in the Pine Belt area and various other states have created 8×8 stained glass panels to be given to randomly selected breast cancer survivors as part of the Flowers of Hope

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Forrest General announces Junior Cheerleader, Football Player and Darlin’ of the Game for October 20

Forrest General is proud to announce the Junior Cheerleader, Junior Football Player, and Darlin’ of the Game for the October 20 home game. Watch the sidelines before the game and during halftime for these young fans as Southern Miss takes on UTSA next Saturday! Junior Football Player of the Game for the October 20 matchup will be Will Hatten. Will is a fifth grader at Presbyterian Christian School and is the son of Christopher and Amber Hatten. Junior Cheerleader of

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The Unmentionables

Gynecological symptoms you can’t ignore Women experience changes in their bodies throughout their entire lives. Some of these changes are due to aging. Others are the result of hormonal changes during pregnancy, menopause, or menstrual cycles. While it may feel

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It’s All Relative

Health risks can be inherited. Family members share a lot of physical characteristics: hair color, eye color, being tall (or short). Families also share risks for certain diseases, such as heart disease. A family history does not mean you will

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The Right Fit: Fitness that Fits You

Your life is not one-size-fits-all, so why should your workout be? It is practically impossible to escape advertising for a seemingly endless number of fitness trends, but just because a workout is popular or works for someone else does not

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Evolving, not aging. If this sounds like you, you are probably a Baby Boomer. Baby Boomers are the 76 million people born between 1946 and 1964, in the relative calm and prosperity following World War II. Despite their optimistic outlook

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