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GREER HEALTH From February 2012


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Lakes Robinson, Cunningham restrictions being reviewed
FEB 27, 2012

You could be seeing sculls soon on Lake Robinson and Lake Cunningham.

Sculls may soon be coasting along Lake Robinson and Lake Cunningham.

John Carroll asked commissioners of the Greer Commission of Public Works today to consider permitting the use of row boats on the lakes managed by the CPW. Carroll was specifically asking for permission to use sculls (rowing shells) which can be up to 27-foot long.

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Manjarres bridges cultural gap at Greer Memorial
FEB 27, 2012

Hispanics visiting Greer Memorial Hospital's emergency room in the past, not only had to be concerned with getting quick, accurate care but communicate in English.

Rodney Manjarres is among a core of employees Greer Memorial and the Greenville Hospital System has hired to interpret for Hispanics visiting the emergency room for treatment of routine family health issues through trauma cases.

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Greer CPW issues warning for untreated sewage discharge
FEB 17, 2012

The public is advised to avoid contact with waters around and downstream of a tributary of Frohawk Creek in Greer after 45,000 gallons of untreated sewage was discharged Thursday and today, according to Greer Commission of Public Works.

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control was notified by CPW of the discharges.

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Love: Emma and Claude Babb's story in a word
FEB 13, 2012

Emma and Claude Babb began a friendship that grew into a marriage that is at 64 years and counting.

Emma Babb didn't need any coaxing from her husband, Claude, remembering how he proposed to her. "I asked him, how come it took you so long?"

As inseparable as they are nearly 65 years later (their anniversary is April 5), they both said they sensed in their youth their relationship was blossoming into something special.

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Nancy Welch: The journey is over!
FEB 8, 2012

It has now been a little over a week since I had my surgery. My, what a difference a week makes.

On Monday, January 30, I had surgery to reverse my “pocketbook” done last June. It was great relief to know they would be able to do this surgery as well as relief when it actually worked! I guess the latter of those falls into the category of “ little faith.”  None the less, I was glad when the plumbing did what the surgeon had assured me it would do.

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Nancy Welch recovering, hospital release day-to-day
FEB 2, 2012

Nancy Welch remains in the hospital with her release now day-to-day.  Nancy had surgery Monday to reverse her illeostomy. It’s the final surgical stage as Nancy nears the end of battling colorectal cancer.

“Doctors just want to make sure she is comfortable when she goes home and can maneuver around the house when she is there,” Nelson, her son, said.  “We have to keep reminding her this is major surgery and it will take a little while to regain her strength.”

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Cancer Centers will integrate with Greenville Hospital
FEB 1, 2012

Cancer Centers of the Carolinas (CCC) and Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center (GHS) announced Tuesday that CCC will integrate with GHS to strengthen cancer care and ultimately create a regional cancer center “unlike anything else that exists between Atlanta and Durham.”

The broader programming and services would also help make the center eligible for coveted National Cancer Institute designation, which would make it more competitive both for national research grants and additional patient support.

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