Keeping Kids Safe At Home

Home is a place to relax, play and enjoy spending time with family. There will be minor scrapes and bruises along the way, but too many kids are affected by serious injuries that are often completely preventable. McLeod Safe Kids urges parents and caregivers to check their homes for basic safety precautions so kids of all ages are as safe as possible at home.

To learn more safety tips, visit the home safety section on the Safe Kids website.

Approximately 2,200 children in the ...

McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit Schedule Announced through March 2016

For eight years, the McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit has made a significant impact on the lives of women across Northeastern South Carolina, detecting a total of 72 cases of breast cancer in more than eleven counties throughout the region.

The McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit has announced upcoming visits in the area that are open to the public during January, February, and March:

• McLeod Family Medicine Johnsonville (355 S. Georgetown Hwy., Johnsonville), Thursdays; Januar...

Making Habits Stick

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution this year? Around 44 percent of Americans do and not surprisingly, the majority of resolutions revolve around eating and exercise. Sadly, 80 percent of people fail to keep the promises they make to themselves. Why? A resolution is a wish, hope, or resolve to make a change and is usually framed as, “I am going to lose weight,” or “I need to exercise regularly,” or “I am not going to eat carbs.” This is an umbrella o...

McLeod Health and Fitness Center Offers Latest Fitness Trend

McLeod Health and Fitness Center is excited to offer barre workout classes, one of the top fitness trends. These workouts are designed to give individuals a long, lean dancer-like physique. Barre exercises rely mainly upon one's bodyweight for resistance, and the moves challenge your core stability and balance.

The WorkoutMost barre classes follow the same basic structure starting with a mat-based warm-up with planks and push-ups, a series of arm exercises, lower-body work at the barr...

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