Category Archives: Health

Drew Wellness Center to Host Senior Health Fair

WHAT:    The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center will host a free health fair for seniors ages 50 and older in recognition of National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 30. The event will include free health screenings (blood pressure, A1C, kidney & more), an activity zone (Zumba, yoga, chair exercises & more), and…
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Calling All Midlands Women: Share Your Stories and Become a Blogger

Lexington Medical Center Looking to Add Voices West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is sponsoring a contest from May 1st to May 31st to find additional, talented bloggers for its Every Woman Blog. Through the contest, the hospital plans to select five women from the community to be featured as permanent bloggers. Their posts will appear each month on…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Katie Willett Dahlberg, MD

Physician Will Practice at Southeastern Neurology & Memory Clinic West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center proudly welcomes Katie Willett Dahlberg, MD, to Southeastern Neurology & Memory Clinic, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. Dr. Dahlberg joins the board-certified physicians and highly skilled staff at Southeastern Neurology & Memory Clinic. The practice provides comprehensive care…
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Palmetto Health presents free 2018 Teen Health Summit

Free annual summit designed to address issues facing teens Palmetto Health invites teens and parents to the 2018 Teen Health Summit Friday, June 8, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., at Dreher High School, 3319 Millwood Ave. This year’s theme is “Explicit Truth: Leaving Nothing Merely Behind.” The free event will address issues that teens battle during the…
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Palmetto Health recognizes 2018 Palmetto Gold nurses

Eleven nurses from across the Palmetto Health system were honored at the annual Palmetto Gold gala Saturday, April 21, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Ranging from areas including Cardiac Rehabilitation to the Emergency Department to Outpatient Surgery, these extraordinary team members join an elite group of exceptional nurses statewide. In addition, these nurses received special…
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Midlands Technical College Dental Students Give Children Free Services

(Columbia, S.C.) As part of the Midlands Technical College (MTC) Dental Clinic's Smiles from the Heart event, 40 second-year Dental Hygiene students and Expanded Duty Dental Assisting students volunteered their time to give children brighter, healthier smiles. The young patients ages 4 to 14 received free dental services such as radiographs, exams, cleanings, and fluoride…
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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers tips to help recognize and prevent child abuse In recognition of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital is offering tips to help recognize and prevent child abuse. Alexandria “Alex” Young, M.D., a child abuse pediatrician at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, believes that anyone who interacts…
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Top National Speakers Named for SEMDA’s 2018 Southeastern Medtech Conference in South Carolina

Conference Registration Surging for Initial Appearance in Greenville, SC as Southeastern medtech industry continues rapid scale up Atlanta, GA – April 17, 2018 -- The Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) -- a non-profit trade association focused on making the Southeast a world-class region for medical technology, device, and diagnostic companies – has announced an initial…
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