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Take Care of Your Skin Year Round

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Most skin cancers are caused by unprotected exposure to excessive ultraviolet (UV) radiation, primarily from the sun. Many skin cancers could be prevented by protecting your skin from the sun's rays and avoiding indoor tanning. When thinking of healthy lifestyle choices, don't overlook the importance of protecting your skin.

Sun safety is important all through the year, not just in the summertime. Most skin cancers are caused...

Dr. Melissa Brooks Joins McLeod OB/GYN Dillon

McLeod Physician Associates and McLeod Medical Center Dillon are pleased to announce that Melissa C. Brooks, M.D. has joined McLeod OB/GYN Dillon.

Dr. Brooks received her degree in medicine from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, in 2006. She completed an OB/GYN Residency at West Virginia University in 2007 and Mountain Area Health Education Center, Ashville, NC, in 2010.

During undergraduate studies, Dr. Brooks received a Bachelor's Degree in Biology at Bridgewater Col...

Dillon Residents Receive McLeod Scholarships

Three area residents were awarded scholarships through McLeod Dillon. Each received a $1,000 scholarship. The recipients were recognized at a luncheon on July 25, 2014, at McLeod Dillon. All recipients have plans of pursuing a career in health care.

In 2001, the McLeod Dillon Auxiliary established the Chellis B. Ellis Nursing Scholarship in memory of Mrs. Chellis B. Ellis. Mrs. Ellis was a dedicated member of the Auxiliary, and she was also a nurse. Lauren Paige Bourgoin was the recip...

Dr. Marla Hardenbergh Joins McLeod OB/GYN Dillon

McLeod Physician Associates and McLeod Medical Center Dillon are pleased to announce that Marla J. Hardenbergh, M.D. has joined McLeod OB/GYN Dillon.

Dr. Hardenbergh received her degree in medicine from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, in 1998. She also completed an OB/GYN Residency at West Virginia University.

During undergraduate studies, Dr. Hardenbergh received a Bachelor's Degree in Biology at Guilford College, Greensboro, NC.

Dr. Hardenbergh is board cer...

Arthritis

Striking one of every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Do You Have Arthritis?

How do you know if your inflammation and stiffness means you have arthritis? There are four important signs that should prompt you to talk to a health care provider.  

Pain. Pain from arthritis can be constant, or it may come and go. It may also occur when at rest or while moving. Pain may be in one part of the body or i...

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