Category Archives: Health

Palmetto Health offers smoking cessation and tobacco education programs

Quit smoking for the New Year and improve your health and the health of those around you with the help of Palmetto Health smoking cessation or tobacco education programs. Palmetto Health, in conjunction with Philip Michels, Ph.D., and Gary Ewing, M.D., offers a free comprehensive, adult smoking cessation program to residents of Richland, Lexington, Fairfield…
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Apex EyeCare alerts Columbia-area residents about dangers of glaucoma

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Dentsville and Columbia optometry, Apex EyeCare, would like to alert clients and area residents about the dangers of the eye condition glaucoma. If glaucoma goes undetected, unchecked and untreated, the disease can eventually lead to total blindness. However, regular eye exams from a Columbia optometrist can greatly reduce the chance of this…
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Lexington Medical Center earns awards for patient satisfaction

[caption id="attachment_7062" align="alignleft" width="400"] Members of Lexington Medical Center Irmo’s Outpatient Surgery department in the operating room.[/caption] West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center Irmo’s Ambulatory Surgery department is one of the highest rated health care facilities in the nation for patient experience, according to Press Ganey, a national organization that tracks and ranks the…
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Columbia cardiologists named to top doctors list

Columbia, SC – Columbia Heart is proud to announce that two of our Cardiologists, Dr. David C. Isbell and Dr. Stacy H. Graham have been named to Castle Connolly’s 2016 Top Doctors list for Columbia area physicians in the area of Cardiovascular Disease. This prestigious honor was awarded to only four cardiovascular practitioners in the…
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Report ranks South Carolina 30th in protecting kids from tobacco

WASHINGTON -- South Carolina ranks 30th nationwide in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released by a coalition of public health organizations. South Carolina is spending $5 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is just 9.8 percent of the $51.0 million recommended…
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Lexington Medical Center welcomes Dr. Adam M. Lazzarini

West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Adam M. Lazzarini, MD, FAAOS, to its network of care. Dr. Lazzarini will practice at Southeastern Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice on the hospital campus in West Columbia. With more than 10 years of orthopaedic surgery experience, Dr. Lazzarini…
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Daybreak names Brennan Aschleman new executive director

[Columbia, SC] – Daybreak Pregnancy Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Brennan Aschleman as its new Executive Director. “We are extremely happy to have someone with Brennan’s background and experience to lead our organization,” said Eddie Benton, chairperson of the Daybreak Board of Directors.  “He has a passion for excellence and an uncompromising…
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Providence Health appoints new board of trustees

COLUMBIA, SC – Providence Health recently appointed a new Board of Trustees. Susie H. VanHuss, PhD will serve as the chairperson of the board and Thomas “Neil” McLean, Jr. will serve as vice chairperson. The Providence Health Board of Trustees includes the following individuals: Susie H. VanHuss, PhD – Chair, Board of Trustees Thomas Neil…
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