• Q&A with Pete Pascuzzi, Divisional Chief for Ryan's
Dining at restaurants is typically a pleasurable and relaxing experience. However, sometimes it is not so pleasing for those with disabilities.
Thirteen automated external defibrillators (AED) have been purchased by Greer City Parks and Recreation aimed at dramatically closing the gap between life and death in cardiac arrest events.
The AEDs are mounted inside security cabinets in city facilities and all are compatible with EMS units in Greenville and Spartanburg counties. Once emergency personnel arrive, they can continue using the AED unit or plug the paddles into their unit.
With the wind hitting my face and admiring the beauty of nature I only think of how grateful I am to be able to enjoy a motorcycle ride with my best friend — despite having Cerebral Palsy.
People with disabilities are routinely told what they cannot do, or how hard and what a burden it would be to allow us to try new things.
The City of Greer was awarded summary judgment for $400,000 from Garrick Good and his Cardinal Real Estate Group, Inc. from a proposed deal for the Allen Bennett Hospital campus that went from bad to worst for nearly four years. Mike Sell, assistant city manager, briefed city council Tuesday.
Langley and Associates was also among the creditors given favorable judgment.
The annual Take It Back expired and unused prescription drugs campaign sponsored by the Greer Police Department is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The drugs may be dropped off at Walgreen’s Pharmacy at 1232 W. Wade Hampton Blvd. or Professional Pharmacy at 320 Memorial Drive.
Landon Powell said meeting his twin girls on Sept. 10, 2012 was better than catching a perfect game.
Izzy and Ellie Powell were born six weeks premature, but their personalities were strong. Izzy was a spunky fighter, while Ellie was the family drama queen.
Here’s a sobering thought.
Chris Brown, a Greer postal worker who saved an infant’s life last month, will appear on the Ellen DeGeneres Show Thursday at 4 p.m. on WYFF-TV.
Brown performed a Heimlach maneuver on a child who ingested a plastic bag that blocked his air passages. The child expelled the bag and did not require any medical attention.
Some men probably didn’t think getting on a bus would be a lifesaver. But it may have been just that on Friday at Greer Memorial Hospital.
Greer Memorial Hospital is offering free prostate screening Friday from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
September is prostate cancer awareness month. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), but it often can be treated successfully if caught early.
Catching prostate cancer early is the key, and that can be done through routine prostate screening.
Duncan town council tabled a proposed smoking ban Tuesday and said it plans to consult with other area cities and towns with smoking ordinances to observe how their respective bans are working.
Council members said the proposal will be explored in a yet to be named workshop with input from citizens.
Chris Brown has been invited to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in Burbank, Calif., later this month.
Brown, a Greer postal worker, became a hero last month when he saved the life of an infant, one week short of his first birthday, performing the Heimlich maneuver when the boy swallowed a plastic bag that became lodged in his throat, blocking his air passage. Read Brown’s life-saving story.
Most people are nervous about getting an MRI.
Instead of telling patients to relax, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System has invested in technology that makes it more possible to do so.
The 8th annual Benson OctoberFAST Classic Car Show, Kids Fun Run and Twilight 5K is Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Greer First Baptist parking lot.
The fundraiser benefitting Greer Community Ministries (GCM) has a Car Show noon – 5 p.m., a Kids Fun Run at 5:30 p.m. and the Twilight 5K at 6 p.m.
The Simulation Technologies and Training (STAT) Center at Greenville Technical College provides students, from its 17 health programs, simulators to give them a chance to practice and perfect skills on human patient simulators before they work with real patients on the job.
Many of these students have never encountered the simulators before they enter the center, and they are often surprised by the lifelike appearance and reactions of these high-tech teaching tools.