Category Archives: Health

Palmetto Health presents Zumba in the Park

EVENT: To promote healthy lifestyles including being heart-healthy, Palmetto Health presents “Zumba® in the Park” in partnership with YMCA of Columbia and the Town of Irmo. WHEN: Friday, July 15, 7-9 p.m. PLACE: Community Park of Irmo, Palmetto Health Amphitheater, 7507 Eastview Dr., Irmo ABOUT: This event is free and will feature a professional disc…
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Palmetto Health hospitals receive quality achievement awards for cardiac care

Palmetto Health Richland and Palmetto Health Baptist received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, and Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge received the Get With Guidelines®–Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for…
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Lourie Center to host lecture on communicating with dementia patients

As part of its Lunchtime Lecture series, The Lourie Center will host guest speaker Jenelle Tinsman, FOX Regional Director, for a presentation on dementia.  “Dementia: Communication with Loved Ones Who have Dementia” will take place on Thursday July 14 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. The event is free and open to Lourie Center members…
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Kiana White of Blythewood to represent S.C. at White House healthy food event

WASHINGTON, D.C. - First Lady Michelle Obama, PBS flagship station WGBH Boston, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe challenge for kids that promotes cooking and healthy eating as part of the First Lady's Let's Move! initiative. Winners representing all…
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Lexington Medical caregiver support program to honor first graduates July 7

West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center has teamed up with award-winning entertainment personality, health advocate and Irmo native Leeza Gibbons to develop a new program called HUGS, which stands for “Helping U Grow Strong,” to support family caregivers. The first graduates of the program will be recognized on Thursday, July 7. This first-of-its-kind program…
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Fit Columbia Hosts “Women of Fitness” Garden Party and Benefit for Innersole, June 30

[caption id="attachment_3618" align="alignleft" width="300"] Fit Columbia Hosts “Women of Fitness” Garden Party and Benefit for Innersole, June 30[/caption] June 16, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Fit Columbia, a versatile fitness center in the Five Points district of Columbia, S.C., will host a garden party to celebrate thirteen local “Women of Fitness” and to benefit local children’s…
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Palmetto Health names Timothy Depp Resident Physician of the Year

COLUMBIA, S.C.—Timothy Depp, M.D., Emergency Medicine resident, was named the 2016 Palmetto Health Resident Physician of the Year at the annual resident and fellow graduation.The award recognizes residents’ medical knowledge and abilities, as well as their commitment to Palmetto Health’s values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity and teamwork. Depp received a plaque, a certificate and…
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