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Clinic welcomes Michael A. Goebel

Michael A. Goebel, MD, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology. Goebel earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina and a gastroenterology fellowship at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans. Goebel is board certified by ...

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Stillbirth a capital crime? Mississippi Supreme Court must decide

The cause of any given miscarriage or stillbirth is difficult to determine, and many experts believe there is no conclusive evidence that exposure to drugs in utero can cause a miscarriage or stillbirth. A Lamar County woman whose blood tests showed traces of illegal drug use after she birthed a stillborn child would go to trial on a manslaughter charge ...

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Subbarao picked for board

Dr. Italo Subbarao, associate professor of medicine and associate dean of planning, assessment, and competency development at William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently named to the editorial board for “The Journal of American Osteopathic Association.” Subbarao graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine before completing a fellowship at John Hopkins University. His fellowship training in emergency medicine ...

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Surgeons become members

Dr. Rocco Barbieri and Dr. Constantine Charoglu, both of Southern Bone and Joint Specialists, P.A. have become a members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). Barbieri is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic hand surgeon. He has received certification of added qualifications in surgery of hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Barbieri received his bachelor’s degree ...

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New study on prolonged sitting puts focus on employers

A new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine implicating sedentary behavior for causing premature death might put more pressure on government and business to allow employees more time for standing up. The study of some 200,000 Australians age 45 and older showed that those who sat more than 11 hours a day had a 40 percent higher risk of ...

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New study on prolonged sitting puts focus on employers

A new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine implicating sedentary behavior for causing premature death might put more pressure on government and business to allow employees more time for standing up. The study of some 200,000 Australians age 45 and older showed that those who sat more than 11 hours a day had a 40 percent higher risk of ...

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Mergers between insurers and hospitals expected to accelerate

Source: The American Medical Association Health care reform, in combination with economic factors and other trends, is expected to speed consolidation of health insurers and hospitals, leaving physicians to figure out how they should adapt, reports the American Medical Association. The prospect for mergers and acquisitions throughout the industry is high thanks not only to health system reform, but also ...

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Beacham wins Foundation award

Dr. Timothy J. Beacham, a fellow at University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been named a recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s 2010 Leadership Award. Beacham is one of only six residents and fellows in the nation to receive a leadership award. Recipients of the award are recognized for demonstrating outstanding non-clinical leadership skills in advocacy, community service ...

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