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GREER HEALTH From November 2016


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Use your head to combat concussions in youth sports
NOV 23, 2016

Use your head to combat concussions in youth sports

With athletes of all ages taking to fields and courts, there are important steps to take in keeping young athletes safe during practice and games.

Data from U.S. Youth Soccer shows that the number of kids playing increased nearly 90 percent — with nearly 3 million children ages 7-17 playing each year — from 1990 to 2014. As soccer has risen in popularity, so has the rate on injuries — especially concussions — according to a Nationwide Children's Hospital study published recently in "Pediatrics."

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NGU's Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Medicine receives accreditation
NOV 22, 2016

 

 

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Abused are encouraged to speak out against domestic violence
NOV 19, 2016

Nigel Beckett-Paden said he watched his mother suffer at the hands of an abusive individual for three years.

“Breaking the Silence”, was a program featuring guest speakers and musical performances to bring attention to domestic violence and benefit Safe Harbor.

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Drive-thru flu shot clinic scheduled Tuesday at Greer Memorial
NOV 14, 2016

An extra flu shot clinic has been scheduled at Greer Memorial Hospital on Tuesday.

It will be a drive-thru clinic from 4-6 p.m.

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SRHS honors hundreds of working, volunteer veterans
NOV 11, 2016

SRHS honors hundreds of working, volunteer veterans

If he was 18, Kevin Siegmund would enlist in the military again.

Siegmund, who works in Information Technology at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS), retired from the United States Army in 2005 after serving for 21 years. He served in five overseas assignments, including Turkey, Iraq and in Asia. 

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2,500 Carolina Cardiology patients' personal data breach reported by GHS
NOV 5, 2016

2,500 Carolina Cardiology patients' personal data breach reported by GHS

About 2,500 patients of Carolina Cardiology Consultants, a practice at Greenville Health System, has had their personal data downloaded by a former employee of a remote-monitoring labor service for cardiac devices.

Ambucor Health Solutions reported to GHS that about one-fifth of the cardiac monitored patients of Carolina Cardiology have been affected. The Delaware-based company will notify patients next week a former Ambucor employee inappropriately downloaded their data shortly before his employment ended.

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Final weekend for Home Tour of Hope to benefit Cancer Society
NOV 2, 2016

Final weekend for Home Tour of Hope to benefit Cancer Society

The 2016 Designer Showcase Home Tour of Hope benefiting the Cancer Society of Greenville County has its final weekend, Friday through Sunday.

Visitors will have exclusive access to the 6-bedroom, 6-bathroom estate, which includes more than 9,300 square-feet of living space, a separate guesthouse, pool and outdoor kitchen/grilling area.

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