Category Archives: Health

Learn about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Lexington Medical Center to Host Free COPD Event with Screenings, Lecture and Dinner

West Columbia, S.C. – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Caused by lung damage from smoking, environmental hazards or secondhand smoke, patients who suffer with this condition experience symptoms including shortness of breath, wheezing and a chronic cough. Lexington Medical Center is recognizing National COPD Month in…
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Columbia Heart Opens Clinic in Kingstree

[gallery columns="2" size="full" link="file" ids="12045,12046"] Columbia, SC – Columbia Heart is proud to announce our newest outlying clinic in Kingstree, South Carolina! Dr. J. Ryan Altman and Dr. Mazen Khalil will travel to Kingstree on a weekly basis to see patients at the new location inside Williamsburg Regional Hospital. With the addition of the Kingstree…
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Lynn Connelly Named NCPA 2017 Independent Pharmacist of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynn Connelly, RPH, owner of Medicine Mart Pharmacy in Chapin, S.C., has been named the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) 2017 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year. The award is sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC. Connelly received his award during the First General Session of the NCPA 2017 Annual Convention held Oct. 14…
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Van Hauser Selected As The Recipient Of The 2017 Healthy Learners Champion For Children Award

COLUMBIA – Celebrating its 25th year of serving children who are in need and without resources, Healthy Learners today announced Van Hauser as the recipient of the 2017 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award.  The Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award is inspired by an individual that has demonstrated a long term commitment to improving health care resources available to children, performed…
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2017 Fall Festival at the Lourie Center

Columbia- The Lourie Center will hold its 2017 Fall Festival on Friday October 6, 9 am to 2 pm. The event is free and open to the public. This annual festival is a fun and informative senior wellness expo featuring local senior service representatives, health screenings, flu shots, a free lunch, and an assortment of…
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