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    Domestic Violence Awareness Project 2021

    …you probably have experienced domestic violence yourself or seen it affect someone close to you. The sad truth is that despite significant progress, one in three women have been physically abused by an intimate partner. Domestic violence transcends all demographic boundaries and causes trauma that can affect generations of families. October is Domestic Violence Awareness […]

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    Pushing himself to be the best

    Some patients may still fear the dentist’s chair, but according to Dr. Clifford Cook, the old days of painful dentistry are over.  “Lasers have created better work and require far less anesthesia — many times none …,” says Cook, a dentist with Broadwater Dental in D’Iberville. “Oral health is important to overall health, and I […]

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    Pediatrics is her ministry

    For Dr. Tamara Harper, the pandemic has highlighted the fragility of life — but also its strength.  Harper, a pediatrician affiliated with Singing River, may have to wear masks and protective gear all day, but she and her patients still somehow understand each other.  “It’s amazing how babies are so resilient,” she says, “seeming to […]

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    The lifelong learner

    As an oncologist, Dr. Olivia Hightower is used to nervous patients.  But if a difficult diagnosis puts her in someone’s life, she does everything possible to make the experience a positive one.  “I encourage patients that knowledge is power,” says the doctor, who practices at Gulfport Memorial Hospital, “and there is so much we can […]

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