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Sports Medicine Tip: A New Year, A New Commitment To Fitness

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The New Year provides a time to look ahead and plan for what is to be accomplished over the next twelve months. As a commitment to fitness and running is often at the top of most New Year Resolution lists, it's important to remember the little things in avoiding injury and staying healthy to achieve your goals.

For those just beginning a running routine in their quest for fitness:

Lower leg and shin injuries are some of the most common for those starting out running. Often called shi...

Sports Medicine Tip: Developing An Annual Training Plan

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As the holiday's get in full swing and the New Year approaches, this is the perfect time to look at the upcoming year and formulate a plan for success. Having a plan laid out serves several important purposes. Goal setting helps to give importance to what can otherwise become monotonous training; having a plan helps to build in variation on a week to week and month to month basis; and planning creates periods of rest to avoid overtraining, injury, and burnout.

Whether a goal involves ...

McLeod Resource Center Offers an October Special on Hospital Grade Bulb Syringes

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(9/26/12) - The McLeod Resource Center is now offering monthly sales with select items at ten percent off.

The featured discount item for October is Hospital Grade Bulb Syringes to help your little one breathe better. This item is especially beneficial during winter months when babies tend to get runny noses and sniffles. These bulb syringes are great to have in the nursery as well as the diaper bag when on-the-go.

The McLeod Resource Center also provides a friendly staff to a...

Book Signing on November 11

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(11/10/10) - On Thursday, November 11, 2010, McLeod Health will host a book sale and signing for N.B. Baroody, M.D.'s most recent publication, The Unexpected Visitor; a book of photographs and narrative that uplifts, encourages, and inspires. Baroody's widow, Margaret, who wrote the narrative, will be on hand to sign copies of the book from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Bear Essentials gift shop in the McLeod Tower at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Rob Colones, Preside...

Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons.

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Since 1977, the McLeod Cancer Center has earned the Approval of the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for conforming to its high standards established for cancer programs. McLeod is designated as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program, which means 650 or more cases are diagnosed annually and the Center provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services that are available on-site or by referral. The medical staff is board certified in major medical spe...

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