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Cost, time are obstacles to living cancer-protective lives
JAN 29, 2016

Men are much less likely to eat a cancer-protective diet than women: only 18 percent met the

Most Americans aren't making the kind of everyday lifestyle choices that protect against cancer – yet many mistakenly believe they are, according to a national survey released Friday by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR).

In preparation for National Cancer Prevention Month in February, AICR commissioned a YouGov survey to ask Americans which cancer-protective behaviors they engage in and which they do not. 

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Pelham Medical Center certified Primary Stroke Center
JAN 20, 2016

Pelham Medical Center certified Primary Stroke Center

Pelham Medical Center (PMC) has received Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). It designates PMC as Greer’s only certified primary stroke center.

Pelham Medical Center is part of a group of providers focused on complex stroke care.

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Slight chance of wintry mix threatens unsafe conditions
JAN 19, 2016

Yep, that's snow. At 3:18 big flakes of snow were reported near the Michelin headquarters. 
 
 

The first wintry mix of the year is forecast for Wednesday in greater Greer.

Wednesday’s forecast is cloudy with a mix of rain and snow showers developing in the afternoon with some sleet mixed in. The high temperature may reach 38 degrees, according to the national weather service.

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3 reasons you should eat more like your kids
JAN 8, 2016

3 reasons you should eat more like your kids

Family Features

When parents prepare their kids' meals, good-for-you foods like veggies, whole grains and milk are usually on the menu. And while parents encourage healthy eating for their kids at mealtime, they don't always eat the same foods themselves. In fact, a recent report from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) suggests kids may actually have healthier eating habits than adults. Kids ages 2 to 3 scored highest for diet quality, while adults scored significantly lower, according to the latest Healthy Eating Index research.Look to your kid's plate for a reminder on how you can make better choices and get more of the nutrients you need. Here are three ideas to get you started:

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Allen Bennett site nearly razed
JAN 4, 2016

The former Allen Bennett Hospital is nearly demolished.
 

The former Allen Bennett Hospital is nearly completely razed.

Only the hospital extension adjacent to Memorial Drive and the rear emergency room entrance remains to be demolished and the material removed. The Roger Huntington Nursing Home has been cleared

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Greer couple has first baby born in Greenville County
JAN 1, 2016

Wyatt Raymond Wofford is the first baby of 2016 in Greenville County. it's the first child for Brooke and Justin Wofford of Greer.
 

A Greer couple celebrated the first 2016 baby born in Greenville County and a Duncan couple had the first baby born at Greer Memorial Hospital.

Wyatt Raymond Wofford arrived at 12:23 a.m. at Greenville Memorial Hospital to become the first baby of 2016. He weighed 7-pounds, 9-ounces and was 19 inches long.

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