Women in Medicine – Dr. Kristie Rohman Q&A

Women in Medicine – Dr. Kristie Rohman Q&A

1. Why did you pursue medicine?I really loved biology class in high school.  I had a fun and inspiring teacher who was also a nurse and she made me very interested in the medical aspect of biology. I knew at that point I wanted to go into medicine. 2. What made...

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Women in Medicine – Dr. Amy Shepherd Q&A

Women in Medicine – Dr. Amy Shepherd Q&A

1. Why did you pursue medicine?Even from an early age, I have always felt drawn to the medical profession. Being a physician allows me to use my talents in the service of others. 2. What made you choose pediatrics?  I did not start out my medical training with any...

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Women in Medicine – Dr. Katy Patrick Q&A

Women in Medicine – Dr. Katy Patrick Q&A

1. Why did you pursue medicine? I came from a family with many physicians and, in seeing their passion for caring for others, inspired my own desire to pursue medicine. 2. What made you choose pediatrics?In medical school, I realized the privilege it was to take care...

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Women in Medicine – Dr. Amanda Penny Q&A

Women in Medicine – Dr. Amanda Penny Q&A

1. Why did you pursue medicine?I pursued medicine because I found myself studying engineering and wanted a job that was more service oriented. I also pursued medicine to have a career where I could build relationships while solving problems.  2. What made...

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Women in Medicine – Dr. Jaye Myers Q&A

Women in Medicine – Dr. Jaye Myers Q&A

1. Why did you pursue medicine?I had an interest in science and medicine from a very young age.  I was fascinated by the amazing way the human body worked and learning everything I could about it! 2. What made you choose pediatrics?I chose Pediatrics because I am a...

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Women in Medicine – Dr. Joanna Storey Q&A

Women in Medicine – Dr. Joanna Storey Q&A

1. Why did you pursue medicine?I decided to go to medical school the year after I graduated from college.  I was working as a writer and editor for a consulting company that specialized in health care administration and I became very interested in the clinical...

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How to Help Kids Develop a Healthy Body Image

How to Help Kids Develop a Healthy Body Image

Everywhere we look we see ads showcasing the bodies of our cultural ideal—ultrathin women with bright smiles who radiate happiness, and powerful men with just the right amount of muscle who exude self-confidence. Kids are observant, and they pick up on these things....

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Which Flu Vaccine Should My Children Get This Year?

Which Flu Vaccine Should My Children Get This Year?

By: Flor M. Muñoz, MD, FAAP It's that time of year again― influenza (flu) season is around the corner! Many people don't realize it, but the flu can be a very serious illness. It causes thousands of deaths in the United States every year, even among...

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Coronavirus Update from Children’s Medical Group

Coronavirus Update from Children’s Medical Group

Five months into the coronavirus pandemic, we are continuing to learn more about this virus that is affecting all our lives.  We’ve found the following information helpful as we’ve honed our practice’s response within our central Mississippi community. Coronavirus...

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Swim Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Swim Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Swimming is a fantastic form of exercise and a major component of many spring break trips and summer break fun. But parents should remember that swimming also comes with risk. Follow these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to protecting children from...

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How to Help Kids Embrace Mask-Wearing

How to Help Kids Embrace Mask-Wearing

Most children enjoy the chance to feel morally superior. Assign them to be the family mask monitors. By Perri Klass, M.D. What a beautiful thing is a face mask if it gives us back our world. With states in various stages of reopening, the challenge we face right now...

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Now Scheduling Sports Physicals

Now Scheduling Sports Physicals

by Joanna Storey, M.D. It’s an encouraging sign of community life returning to normal that area schools are beginning summer sports practices.  As a result, we’ve heard from many parents in our practice that their children are needing a sports physical. In the past,...

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An Update from the Offices of Children’s Medical Group

An Update from the Offices of Children’s Medical Group

After almost two months of living through a pandemic, we’ve all settled into some new routines.  Here’s what’s been going on at the offices of Children’s Medical Group:  We are open and continue to see patients for wellness and sick visits.  We are...

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Exercise is Medicine During a Pandemic

Exercise is Medicine During a Pandemic

By Joanna Storey, MD Back in February, as concerns were mounting in the U.S. about coronavirus, I started reading a new book by Judy Foreman, a nationally syndicated journalist who writes and speaks about health matters.  This book titled Exercise Is Medicine provides...

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