Social media has changed the rules of privacy for almost everyone. But for people diagnosed with cancer, social media use comes with the additional complications of online disclosure, which can have unintended consequences.
As part of their annual survey, Cancer and Careers, a national nonprofit that empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplaces, polled survivors on their experiences with disclosing their cancer online.
The 10th annual Benson OctoberFAST benefitting Greer Community Ministries is Saturday, at Greer First Baptist Church, 201 W. Poinsett Street.
The event will celebrate the 80th birthday of Jim Benson, owner of the Benson Automotive group, the title sponsor.
The Greenville Health System in upstate communities is hosting annual free flu shot clinics.
“One of the best ways to keep yourself and your family healthy is to schedule a flu shot,” said Sue Boeker, a GHS registered nurse and infection prevention specialist. “The shot has a proven track record in keeping people healthier during flu season and it’s especially important for those diagnosed with chronic diseases, including asthma, diabetes and lung disease to be vaccinated.”