Category Archives: Health

Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Christopher P. Rowley, MD

West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center proudly welcomes Christopher P. Rowley, MD, to its network of care at Lexington Cardiology. The board-certified cardiologists and highly skilled staff at the practice provide a variety of services to treat cardiovascular-related diseases. Dr. Rowley graduated magna cum laude from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Patrice L. High, DO

West Columbia, S.C. –  Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Patrice L. High, DO, to its network of care at Palmetto Family Medicine. She joins the board-certified physicians, physician assistant and nurse practitioner at the practice to provide comprehensive care to patients in Northeast Columbia. “I am looking forward to joining the Lexington Medical Center family…
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More than 800 Patients Receive Free Dental Care at One-Day Clinic

Value of Services Estimated at Over $600,000 Columbia, SC (August 18, 2017) – More than 800 patients received an estimated $600,000 in free dental services at the ninth annual Dental Access Day (DAD) event held from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the SC State Fairgrounds. Dental Access Day is a day-long free dental clinic hosted by…
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One–day Free Dental Clinic On Friday August 18th in Columbia, SC

800+ Adults Expected to Receive Free Dental Services WHO: Between 800 and 1,000 South Carolinians, ages 18 and older; as well as hundreds of dental professionals, dental students and volunteers WHAT: Dental Access Day, a day-long dental clinic hosted by the South Carolina Dental Association that provides individuals in need with critical access to free dental care WHEN: Friday,…
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How to Safely Watch the Great American Eclipse of 2017

Looking directly at the sun during most parts of an eclipse can permanently damage your vision or blind you. But there are easy ways to view a solar eclipse safely. Columbia, SC – August, 2017 – On Aug. 21, 2017, the entire United States will see a partial eclipse of the sun. Parts of 11…
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Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers book bag safety tips

Orthopedic surgeon recommends ways to avoid injuries A new school year is just around the corner and parents are busy stocking up on school supplies. Many parents like to take advantage of the tax-free weekend, which is set for August 4-6. With backpacks topping most students' checklists, Palmetto Health Children's Hospital offers some tips to…
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First Choice Community Center Makes Going Back to School Easy and Fun

Eighth annual event offers health screenings, school supplies, backpacks and more Columbia, S.C. – Select Health of South Carolina and its First Choice Community Center will host the eighth annual Jump-Start Back-to-School event, featuring back-to-school information, health screenings, children’s activities and backpacks with school supplies provided at no cost, while quantities last, Saturday, July 29, from 9 a.m. to…
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