Physician Discusses Hypertension At Lunch & Learn

(4/17/2014)  Hypertension was the topic of a Lunch and Learn held last week at the Center for Health & Fitness.

Dr. Jose Hernandez, of Loris Family Health Center, discussed the causes, symptoms and treatment options associated with hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. Dubbed "the silent killer", one of the most dangerous aspects of hypertension is that often time's people do not know that they have it. Nearly one-third of people with high blood pressure do not kno...

McLeod Seacoast Meadow Dedicated at NMB Park & Sports Complex

(4/15/2014)  The North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex held its Grand Opening/Community Day Saturday, April 12. The day began with opening ceremonies and the dedication of the McLeod Seacoast Meadow and the Sandhills Bank Amphitheater. 

Everyone then enjoyed live entertainment, activities by local civic groups and businesses, sporting demonstrations, tours of the new facility, and the planting of a living wall.

 Dr. David Johnson, of McLeod Internal Medic...

McLeod Nurses Receive 2014 Palmetto Gold Award

(4/11/2014)  McLeod Health is honored to announce that nine McLeod Registered Nurses (RN) have been selected to receive the 2014 Palmetto Gold Award.  These nurses represent McLeod Regional Medical Center, McLeod Darlington, McLeod Loris Seacoast and McLeod Dillon.  They join the ranks of the 125 McLeod nurses who have previously received this outstanding award.

The nine nurses from McLeod Health who received the 2014 Palmetto Gold recognition include: Susan Breeden, Ca...

Physician Discusses Lung Health with Mall Walkers

(4/11/2014)  Lung health was the topic of the April meeting of the Mall Walkers Club at Myrtle Beach Mall last week. The guest speaker for the meeting held Tuesday, April 8, was Dr. Carol Young of McLeod Pulmonary and Critical Care Seacoast.

Dr. Young discussed lung health and lung related issues such as lung cancer, COPD, asthma, allergies, emphysema, and pulmonary disease. While COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, after heart disease, cancer and stro...

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