McLeod Loris Seacoast Awards Merit Recognition

(6/28/2013) McLeod Loris Seacoast is pleased to announce that Amanda Thompson, RN, is the latest employee to be named a McLeod Health Merit Award recipient. Amanda was presented with the Merit Award during a recognition event held recently at the Center for Health & Fitness.

The Merit Award recognizes McLeod Health employees, volunteers and physicians who consistently exemplify Service Excellence standards and who also demonstrate and promote the McLeod Health mission, vision...

McElveen Heads Out This Week on Miracle Miles Ride to Benefit McLeod Children

(6/28/2013) On Wednesday, June 26, at 6 p.m., McLeod Pediatric Rehabilitation and the McLeod Foundation will host The Miracle Miles Ride Kickoff at McLeod Pediatric Rehabilitation, 440 Second Loop Road in Florence, SC. There will be live music as well as a special balloon release to mark the beginning of The Miracle Miles Ride. Everyone in attendance is then invited to have dinner next door at La Bamba restaurant, who will donate ten percent of all dinner sales that evening to The Miracle Mil...

June is Men's Health Month

(6/25/2013) On average, men die almost six years earlier than women. Women are also more likely than men to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Men's Health Month was created by a Congressional health education program to raise awareness of preventable health problems in men and encourage early detection and treatment of disease and injury among men and boys.

All adults should visit their health care p...

McLeod Loris Seacoast Conducts Balance Screenings

(6/14/2013) McLeod Loris Seacoast offered free balance screenings and education to the senior community at Saltaire Village in Calabash, NC, on June 12 in an effort to evaluate their fall risk potential and avoid future injuries.

Research shows that each year one in every three adults age 65 and older suffers from a fall. Falls cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head injuries, which increase the risk of early death. However, falls can often be prevented.

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