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McLeod Dillon Physicians Raise the Awareness of Anemia

(12/28/11) - Blood is the "fluid of life," delivering oxygen and nutrients to tissues with every heartbeat. Many are aware of the importance of blood, but few realize how critical it is that we have normal levels of blood in the circulation in order to maintain good health and have excellent quality of life. "If your doctor has ever taken a sample of your blood to run "tests," one of those tests was to determine the hemoglobin level in your blood," said Dr. Nicholas Wallace, Dillon Internal M...

McLeod Dillon OB/GYN Physicians Caution Women on Alcohol Consumption

(12/14/11) - During the holiday season, women are cautioned to consume alcohol responsibly. "Women often consume alcohol socially. Most individuals can moderate their drinking and never suffer negative consequences. Others are prone to addiction and may not be able to control the amount they drink, leading to the inability to control the consequences of their drinking or the cravings to drink," said Dr. Jonathan Eli-Phillips, McLeod OB/GYN Dillon. "While social drinking is accepted in our soc...

McLeod Medical Center Dillon Auxiliary Select New Officers

(12/12/11) - The McLeod Medical Center Dillon Volunteer Auxiliary held its annual meeting on November 10, 2011 at the Twin Lakes Country Club in Dillon, SC. Officers were named to serve in leadership roles for the upcoming year. The officers for the 2012 year will be Patti McInnis, President, Susan Kannaday, Vice President, Beth Cottingham, Treasurer, Linda Dutton, Secretary, Jan Austin, Director, and Christine Carmichael, Director.

The Hospital Auxiliary promotes McLeod Medical Cente...

McLeod Medical Center Dillon Community Advisory Board Announces New Members

(12/08/11) - McLeod Medical Center Dillon announces the addition of four new members to its Community Advisory Board. Moses Heyward, Dillon County Disaster Preparedness; Tonny McNeil, Dillon County Economic Development; James Calvin McRae, Retired DuPont Demours, Dillon County Board of Education; and Pat Townsend, Townsend Furniture Company, have been appointed.

Douglas Lynn, Dillon Truck and Tractor Implement Co., Inc, Dillon, has been re-appointed to serve a second term. Yolanda McC...

McLeod Dillon Encourages Nutrition and Physical Activity in Your Daily Life

(11/30/12) - According to the American Heart Association, studies show that for every one hour of regular vigorous exercise, you could gain two more hours of life expectancy. On the other hand, it was cited in BMJ Open, July 2012, that sitting more than three hours a day can cut a person's life expectancy by two full years. "Eating healthy, losing weight and staying or becoming active is a battle that millions of Americans struggle with everyday. Lifestyle diseases, such as heart disease, s...

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