As Americans look to improve their health, many will turn to vitamins and supplements as part of their healthier routines. However, experts stress the importance of understanding the potential interactions supplements can have with medications and some brands of medical test results.
The Greenville Health Authority (GHA) Board of Trustees gave final approval Tuesday to guidelines for its “Healthy Greenville 2036” project, a plan to reinvest $80 million into health-targeted local grants over the next 20 years.
By Paul Alongi
Chase Bryant is the headline performer for the 33rd Annual Pelham Medical Center Greer Family Festival Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, throughout downtown Greer and City Park.
Bryant, 24, will perform a concert on May 6 at 7:30 p.m. He is the youngest entertainer to headline the festival.
In a typical day, it's possible for children to spend more time engaging with technology than interacting with their peers face-to-face. As a result, the "selfie culture" is on the minds of today's parents, who worry about how they can make sure their children grow into kind and selfless adults.
However, a national survey revealed that parents don't fully realize the power they have when it comes to developing good character in their children. The online survey, commissioned by national high-quality preschool provider Primrose Schools, profiled hundreds of U.S. parents whose children attend, will attend or have previously attended an early education program between the ages of 3-5.
Update: Due to the weather, the walk has been rescheduled for Thursday at the same time.
Here’s idea for a pleasant walk for all generations and kids.
Greenville Technical College’s first Class of 2017 nursing graduates was recognized at a pinning ceremony at the Barton Campus.
These students completed an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing and are now eligible to take the SC National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in order to become registered nurses. The GTC Nursing Program graduates five classes of nursing students each academic year.
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The CMS notice applies to both Medicare and Medicaid patients, according to a Greenville Memorial Hospital update on Wednesday.
Tony Kouskolekas, Pelham Medical Center president, was named one of the 50 Most Influential People in 2016 by Greenville Business Magazine. He is a past chair for the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce executive board.
Kouskolekas discussed the hospital’s growth, his love for the Greer community and the future of the Upstate.
The Tooth Fairy’s payout for lost teeth is soaring, posting record gains in 2016 and early 2017.
A collaboration that could help reduce communication gaps for deaf patients and their healthcare providers is scheduled at USC Upstate.
Students from USC Upstate’s health communications classes and the Mary Black School of Nursing will host a role reversal workshop with members of the deaf community from 12 – 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 in the Mary Black School of Nursing, room 2039 in the Health Education Complex.
Greer Relief is providing financial assistance and services to prevent health challenged individuals and families from becoming homeless and help them become stabilized.
The Upstate is seeing an uptick in flu cases and those who have not gotten a flu shot have an opportunity to get one free.
Patewood Memorial Hospital will host a free drive-thru flu shot clinic Thursday, Feb. 23 from 4 - 6 p.m. outside of the hospital’s main entrance. People seeking the vaccine will be able to drive up to the hospital’s entrance and receive the shot while remaining in their vehicles.
Greer is now home to a college campus.
North Greenville University officials celebrated the opening of its Greer campus on Thursday that houses the school’s graduate school, College of Adult Professional Studies, and its faculty, staff, and admissions counselors. It is also home to the new Graduate School of Health Science, which began offering a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Medicine in January.
The Spartanburg Regional Foundation has elected a board of trustees and community and physicians to advisory boards.
Foundation board members meet quarterly to oversee the work of the Foundation and the advisory board members assist with fundraising for the divisions of cancer, heart and hospice.
Spartanburg Regional Foundation will provide $646,000 in health-related grants in 2017, as part of its continuing efforts to improve the health and wellness of communities across the Upstate.
These grants will be awarded to designees this spring, made possible by the financial support of Spartanburg Regional Foundation donors.
Anyone who has ever had a bad night’s sleep knows that sleep deprivation is no joke. Sleep directly affects your mood, productivity and decision making all day long. The health experts at Envolve, an integrated healthcare solutions company, share a few tips to help you and your family improve your sleep habits.
1. Set aside time to wind-down and relax before actually crawling into bed. A hot shower or bath, a cup of (caffeine free) tea, or even watching an episode of your favorite TV show can help calm your mind and prepare you for sleep.
Greer and the Upstate may see snow this weekend, according to meteorologists tracking a low pressure system moving through the southeast on Friday and Saturday.
Still days away, meteologists are forecasting a cold air front, moving into the area from the north, that will produce temperatures below freezing Friday night and in the 20s on Saturday night.
Max Kelly was Greer Memorial Hospital's first baby of 2017.
Max arrived Monday, Jan. 2 at 5:58 a.m. He was 6-pounds and 18 ¼-inches long.