Category Archives: Health

Walk for Mental Health

Columbia, SC – NAMI Mid-Carolina invites the community to NAMIWalks on Saturday, April 1 at Finlay Park. Join the movement and walk with us for mental health this year! NAMIWalks is a family event held in communities throughout America to raise awareness of mental illness and raise funds for local, regional and state NAMI organizations. Each…
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Steri-Clean® Franchise Opens First South Carolina Location

Award-Winning Biohazard Remediation and Hoarding Cleanup Company Coming to Columbia in April COLUMBIA, South Carolina – Steri-Clean®, the award winning company helping to reduce the trauma associated with the difficult task of cleaning crime and trauma scenes, infectious diseases and hoarding homes, today announced the upcoming opening of its first South Carolina location. Steri-Clean, established…
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South Carolina Companies Weaving Wellness Into Business With LiveLifeBlue Awards

Columbia, S.C. – BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina named seven Palmetto State businesses LiveLifeBlueSM workplace wellness competition winners this week. The overall statewide winner was Southern Weaving, headquartered in Greenville. The regional winners were: •Lowcountry – Charleston County Government (over 500 employees), North Charleston; and City of Charleston (over 500 employees), Charleston •Midlands – South…
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JEDA Bonds Fund Expansion at Conway Medical Center

Conway Medical Center (CMC) is using a $48.4 million bond issue through the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA) to finance renovations and expansions at the Horry County hospital. The tax-exempt Series 2016 bonds will help pay for renovations and additions that are expected to result in the addition of an estimated 20 new permanent…
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RCSD Collaborates with SC Autism Society in Strides for Autism

West Columbia, SC- March 13, 2017 – The South Carolina Autism Society announces that its annual signature fundraising and awareness walk, Strides for Autism, will take place in the Upstate and Midlands on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The Upstate event will take place at Heritage Park in Simpsonville, and the Midlands event at Saluda Shoals…
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Dr. James Loging launches website on hip replacement

Notable local surgeon and inventor Dr. James Loging has launched GetA-Hip.com, a website focused on educating patients about the anterior hip replacement procedure. The site will provide running commentary on hip replacement options, Loging's experience stretching over a decade, and patient stories. "Hip replacements are on the rise," Loging said. "Patients today are very educated,…
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Dr. Robert Mazzei among first to use new cardiac mapping system

Columbia, SC – of Columbia Heart Clinic is one of the first cardiologists in the country, and the first in the South Carolina midlands to utilize the EnSite Precision cardiac mapping system, a next-generation platform designed to provide automation, flexibility and accuracy for diagnostic mapping used in ablation procedures to treat patients with abnormal heart…
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Palmetto Health reminds community of benefits of smoothies

It’s February and American Heart Month. Although, many people may have given up on their New Year’s resolutions to eat better this year, Lightsey Jett, registered dietitian with Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center, says little improvements can go a long way. Jett wants to remind you of some Health.gov recommendations on how to use smoothies to…
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Palmetto Health begins cardiac care remote monitoring program

Palmetto Health is first health care system in the Midlands to implant the CardioMEMS Heart Failure System. The miniature wireless system enables congestive heart failure patients to be remotely monitored in the comfort of their own home. It is the only FDA-approved pulmonary artery monitoring device that has been proven to provide heart failure patients…
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