Expert pediatric specialty care is closer to home for children and families in the Meridian area, thanks to a collaborative effort between the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Anderson Regional Health System.

Leaders in medicine, business and government cut the ribbon on a new Children’s of Mississippi specialty clinic adjacent to Anderson Regional Medical Center during a ceremony Wednesday… Details
It’s not every day that you see a dog in a patient’s room, but therapy dog Stella, and her handler, Rebecca Pearson, are bringing cheer to patients, staff and everyone they encounter at Anderson.

“Interaction with therapy dogs has been shown to be very beneficial for patients. The act of petting a dog is a stress reliever. It provides a calming effect that can lower blood pressure and diminish… Details
The use and abuse of alcohol and/or other chemicals can disrupt a person’s life in many ways. Job loss, break-up of marriage and family, low self-esteem and even loss of life can result from the continued abuse of substances without proper treatment. However, with stabilization and an ongoing desire to remain free of the burden of substance abuse, many individuals can resume and maintain healthy … Details