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Physicians Say It's Not Too Late to Have a Flu Shot

(1/17/2014)   Many people exhibit signs of congestion, coughing, body aches, fatigue and fever each flu season. Physicians would like to stress that it is not too late to have a flu shot.  A simple flu shot can prevent the potential dangers, stress and discomfort associated with the flu virus.

"The flu is a very contagious virus that typically enters the body through the mouth, nose or eyes," said Jose Hernandez, family medicine physician with Loris Family Health Center...

McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgeon Educates Mall Walkers on Joint Health

(1/17/2014)   Dr. Eric Heimberger, orthopedic surgeon with McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgery, will be the guest speaker at the February meeting of the Mall Walkers program at Myrtle Beach Mall.

The group will meet Tuesday, February 4, at which time Dr. Heimberger will discuss total joint replacement. Join Dr. Heimberger to learn more about conditions that affect joint health and total joint replacement procedures while allowing him an opportunity to answer any questions you may ...

Flu Advisory From McLeod Health

(1/13/2014)  While there are no hospital restrictions on visitation, except for what is required in critical care areas, the Centers for Disease Control and the Department of Epidemiology for McLeod Health advise guests to limit patient visitation at a hospital unless it is absolutely necessary.

For the protection of both our patients and guests, if you experience flu-like symptoms contact your physician immediately and avoid exposure to others by visiting patients in the hospita...

McLeod Loris Welcomes Baby New Year, Horry County's First Born in 2014

 (1/3/2014)  At 11:50 a.m. on Wednesday, January 1, McLeod Loris not only welcomed the first baby of the New Year born at the hospital but also the very first baby born in Horry County in 2014.

Ron'Dazia Camir Riggins weighed in at 6 lb. 7.3 oz. and was 19 inches long. She is the daughter of proud parents Sherelda Grate and Ron Dale Riggins of Loris.

The family was presented with a pink bow for the mother's door and a bag of baby gifts in honor of the first birth of ...

McLeod and She Magazine to Hold A Heatlhy, Fit and Fabulous Event

(12/30/2013)   Plans are being finalized for the upcoming "Sheinspires: the Healthy, Fit & Fabulous Event" sponsored by McLeod Health and She Magazine. The event, scheduled for Saturday, January 18, will feature special guest speaker actress Candace Cameron Bure, best known for her role as D.J. on the hit television series, "Full House."

Bure's inspirational presentation will spotlight her personal struggles with food and how she worked to overcome them. During the event...

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