Karrie Leggett-Brown graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Before graduation, Karrie landed a position as a reporter/photographer for WDAM 7. She worked her way up the ranks at the station to eventually become an evening anchor. She is now the medical reporter for the station's weekly segment Medical Housecall.
Now that we are in the middle of an opioid crisis in our country, health care providers want to step away from the opioids and suggest patients try an alternative to opioids that are piercing through the pain.
Goff never thought he could have cancer, but doctors found and removed a slow growing stage 2 colon cancer. Goff said his oncologist told him getting checked out at age 50 would have made a big difference.
It’s a disease that is poorly understood because you can’t see it. Because of that, patients are often stigmatized. A Lamar County woman and her doctor are hoping to change that. By sharing her story, they want to open the hearts and minds of not only the public, but doctors.
Your eyes can offer a glimpse into your health. The Chief of Retina, Vitreous, and Diabetes at Southern Eye Center in Hattiesburg, Dr. Jaime Jimenez wants to make sure if he takes a glance at your eyes he won't see signs of the leading cause of blindness.
Elizabeth Smart took the stage at the Thad Cochran Center on the University of Southern Mississippi’s campus Tuesday afternoon to share her story to the crowd celebrating Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services’ 35th anniversary.
Entering your golden years doesn’t mean fun and an active lifestyle stops, especially if you have some help from the latest technology. That’s the case for the residents of Bedford Care Center Monroe Hall in Hattiesburg.
This week is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. It's usually a time to educate individuals about the pitfalls of drugs and alcohol, but Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services Clinical Director of the Next Step Men's Program said he would rather focus on reaching those who are ready
Hattiesburg Immediate Care Medical Director Samuel Crosby said the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure’s new regulations for opioids and benzodiazepines are not to make patients feel judged, but for protection.
In just a short period of time, Thursday night, Sweet Peppers Deli customers made a difference for kids at Blaire E. Batson Children's hospital. Hattiesburg residents came out to Sweet Peppers Deli on Lincoln Road in Hattiesburg and helped Children's of Mississippi raise money to expand Batson.