Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, Hosts Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check

(10/12/12) - Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal, led by McLeod Health, will host the upcoming Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check in Florence.

The Third Thursday with Kohl's Child Safety Seat Check will take place Thursday, October 18, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Florence Kohl's parking lot (3041 W. Radio Drive, Florence). This child safety seat check is held the third Thursday of each month at this same time and location.

Safe Kids certified child safety seat technicians wi...

McLeod Social Worker Receives Pee Dee Perinatal Award

(10/10/12) - On October 1, 2012, Janice Norris, LBSW, received the 2012 Pee Dee Perinatal Award during the South Carolina Perinatal Association (SCPA) Business Luncheon, held in Myrtle Beach. Norris is the Social Worker for the McLeod Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Perinatal Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

This award is given annually to a person in each perinatal region throughout South Carolina who exhibits diligence and concern on behalf of mothers and babies.

"It is t...

McLeod Hosting Breast Cancer Symposium on October 20

(10/09/12) - The McLeod Breast Cancer Symposium will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SiMT) located on the campus of Florence-Darlington Technical College.

Speakers for this event include McLeod Oncologist Dr. Michael Pavy, McLeod General Surgeon Dr. Amy Murrell, and McLeod Radiologist Dr. Noel Phipps.

The free symposium will include a catered lunch, educational material, fellowship,...

Sports Medicine Tip: Running Cadence

Count Your Cadence

The quickest and easiest way to decrease your risk of injury and improve your running can be through simple modifications of your running form. There are many drills, shoes, books, and techniques that are designed to address your form; however it's possible to make significant changes by paying attention to a few simple details during your daily run.

Count your cadence: Over-striding is a common culprit of many running injuries. This is due to the increased impact ...

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