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October 18, 2018

Treatment for one or more of these three conditions seems to be very common among all of my patients and the general population of our country.

1. Obesity Treatment - Treatment of obesity starts with comprehensive lifestyle management (diet, physical activity, behavior...

October 18, 2018

The 1918 influenza pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920; colloquially known as: Spanish flu) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, The first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus, it infected 500 million people around the world, including peo...

Why is it important to treat high blood pressure?

Treatment is important because having high blood pressure increases your risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart failure.

How is it detected?

With a blood pressure cuff that goes around your arm.

What causes it?

No one knows...

Smoking; how do I quit?

Quitting smoking can improve your health, but it can be hard. There are nicotine replacement therapies, medicines, and counseling that can make it easier. Talk to us about which option is best for you.

What are nicotine replacement therapies?

Nicot...

How much do you know about Obesity?

According to the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH), the term "morbid obesity" is defined as being 50-100 percent above one's ideal body weight, or 100 pounds above one's ideal body weight. 

A person with a BMI (body m...

How much do you know about Opioid Dependency & Treatment?

Opioids – What exactly are they?

Opioids are drugs that doctors prescribe for their patients who are in pain. When used as intended, these drugs provide the pain relief required to help patients recover from painf...

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Major Medical Clinic

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Steven D. Major, M.D.

6882 Elmore Rd,

Southaven, MS 38671 

662-349-6200

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