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Be careful out there: rainy days breed accidents

April 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

A single car involved in an accident today at the intersection of Hillcrest Drive and Gartin Street in New Albany ended in a precarious situation for the driver. New Albany Fire Department Rescue and an engine answered the call. The driver could not be assisted until live power lines were [Continue Reading]

Mayor Kent declares Monday April 2nd Autism Day in New Albany

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany Mayor, Tim Kent, declares Monday, April 2rd NA Autism Day. April 2nd has been World Autism Awareness Day for the past eleven years. Now, New Albany will officially team up with communities all over the world to “light it up blue” in support of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). All [Continue Reading]

IM&PC Cares: What every parent should know about fever in children

February 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Dr. Eric Harding, Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic, New Albany, MS. Fever is something that all parents fear.   This is easily understandable because sometimes fever can be a sign that something is seriously wrong with your child.   However, fever is usually not a sign of any dangerous infection, but [Continue Reading]

IMPC Cares: What cancer screening tests are recommended for you?

January 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

Do you know the current cancer screening recommendations for yourself and your loved ones? Here are the Cancer Prevention Screening  and Early Detection Guidelines of the American Cancer Society. Guidelines take into consideration your current age, as well as your genetics and specific medical history. Terri [Continue Reading]

New Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic building opens on schedule

November 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Less than ten months from the time the first dirt was moved, patients are being treated in the new Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic (IMPC) building in New Albany. An unusual accomplishment by most any measure. The new 17,500 square foot clinic building opens today, Wednesday, Nov. 1st, at the intersection of [Continue Reading]

IM&PC Cares – Flu vaccines: Not perfect, but worth it!

October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s time! Flu vaccines are now readily available for those 6 months old and above and are recommended for everyone to take. I get several questions regarding Flu vaccines each year. I’ll address them here : 1. Is it too early for the Flu shot? No. The goal is to have everyone vaccinated by the end of October. [Continue Reading]

Early influenza advisory issued by MS Health Department

September 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi Department of Health issued an early influenza advisory on Thursday, September 7th. The advisory went statewide to physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers. Early Influenza Activity in Mississippi – Vaccine Recommendations. Though early influenza activity has not been reported on a [Continue Reading]

IM&PC Cares: Lice, a common & recurring childhood problem

September 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dr. Michael Shane Scott, IM&PC, Board certified in Pediatrics and in Internal Medicine. Editor’s Comment: Beginning today, NAnewsweb.com will feature periodic health-related articles courtesy of New Albany’s Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Clinic (IM&PC). Dr. Shane Scott will be doing much of [Continue Reading]
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