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GREER HEALTH From March 2016


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Heartworm testing: What every dog owner needs to know
MAR 30, 2016

Heartworm testing: What every dog owner needs to know

StatePoint

Your dog is your best friend, and you take good care of him, making sure he gets quality food and exercise, immunizations and heartworm medication. Why, then, does your veterinarian also insist on a yearly heartworm test?

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Smart eating tips to improve wellbeing
MAR 30, 2016

Soups and smoothies make for quick, healthful meals.

 

StatePoint

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GHS SmartExams treat patients without office visit
MAR 24, 2016

GHS SmartExams treat patients without office visit

Beginning April 4 Greenville Health System’s patients will be able to access care via a computer, smartphone or tablet.

GHS patients experiencing minor care illnesses such as bladder infections, sore throats, ear pain and sinus infections can be served through a SmartExam. The telehealth visit guides patients through a comprehensive online interview to describe their symptoms.

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Riverside softball makes its pitch against breast cancer
MAR 23, 2016

Riverside softball players and coaches teamed up for the fight against breast cancer Wednesday night.
 

By Alex Love

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Pelham Medical Center hosts career fair for experienced nurses today
MAR 23, 2016

Pelham Medical Center will host a career fair for experienced nurses today from 4-9 p.m.
 

Pelham Medical Center will host a career fair for experienced nurses today from 4-9 p.m.

Experienced, talented and compassionate nurses are being sought.

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Greenville ranked an unflattering top 10 'Fattest City' in America
MAR 22, 2016

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Just when Greenville was getting a lot of positive vibes for its technology and financial growth, along comes a financial website to add on some unwanted heft.

WalletHub added all its data and reported Greenville is among the top 10 Fattest Cities in America. Fat prevalence, weight-related health problems and healthy environment weighed heavily in the findings.

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GHS $16 million shortfall, 400 job loss will hit Greer Memorial Campus
MAR 15, 2016

The Greer Memorial Hospital campus can expect 

Greenville Health System (GHS) announced a $16 million shortfall that may result in 410 positions eliminated throughout its entire system.

“The initial action plans call for eliminating roughly 410 positions, but more than half of these positions will be the result of normal attrition, not filling open vacancies and the possible implementation of a voluntary exit incentive program,” said GHS Chief Operating Officer Greg Rusnak.

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New clinical trial at Gibbs to help pancreatic cancer patients
MAR 14, 2016

By Jessica Pickens

Spartanburg Regional Health System

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RMS to host iMOVE 5k Run/Walk, health fair
MAR 11, 2016

RMS to host iMOVE 5k Run/Walk, health fair

Riverside Middle School will host the 6th Annual iMOVE 5K Run / Walk & Community Health Fair on Saturday April 30.

iMOVE is the signature, collaborative partnership with local business and community groups to help bring awareness of importance of healthy lifestyles and to raise funds for local charity.

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Be proactive in health screenings, it can save your life
MAR 9, 2016

You should get your first colonoscopy at age 50 and, if you are low risk, repeat the exam every five to 10 years.
 

By Jessica Pickens

Spartanburg Regional Health System

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There is life outside of eating disorders
MAR 6, 2016

Marian Baker’s the hand represents the eating disorder.
 

By Alexa Hone

Imagine you are trapped and can’t get out. No one else around you knows, no one else can help, but you. It’s like that monster from your childhood, who lurked under your bed finally came out and held you captive.

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ABLE-SC empowers disabled to live full lives
MAR 4, 2016

Rachel Kaplan of Able SC presented the organization and its mission to Greer City Council in February.
 

An upstate organization is empowering people with disabilities to live their lives to the fullest potential. Able South Carolina is a non-profit Resource Center for Independent Living that serves 23 counties across the Upstate.

Able SC is “An organization not about helping people with disabilities, but built on the central concept of self-empowerment,” said Rachel Kaplan, the Youth Transition Coordinator for Able SC. “It’s a consumer-controlled, community-based, cross disability nonprofit that provides an array of independent living services.”

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Teen Dailey celebrates birthday tradition giving to Gibbs Cancer Center
MAR 2, 2016

Ginger Dailey is pictured with her mother, Tammy, and John Dargan, Spartanburg Regional Foundation Senior Director of Philanthropy John Dargan.
 
 

By Jessica Pickens

Fourteen-year-old Ginger Dailey has created a yearly tradition: raising money through birthday presents.

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