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Protecting Kids Year-Round; Why Spring Sports Safety is a Must!

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(4/14/11) - As winter turns into spring and temperatures increase, so does the amount of time that children spend outdoors playing spring sports. This means that the number of injuries to children can also increase. Each year, more than 38 million children participate in sports in the United States and more than 3.5 million children ages 14 and under are treated for sports injuries. Experts say as many as half the injuries sustained by youth while playing sports are preventable.

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Dr. Hatchell Returns to McLeod

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(4/08/11) - McLeod Physician Associates is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jeffrey Hatchell with Family Medicine Associates of Florence.

Born and raised in Florence, Dr. Hatchell completed his residency at McLeod Regional Medical Center. He is board certified in Family Medicine, and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

"Coming home to practice family medicine at McLeod is a tremendous honor for me," said Dr. Hatchell. "I'm very excited to return to...

McLeod Receives 2010 South Carolina Safety Awards

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(4/07/11) - McLeod Health is pleased to announce that five facilities within the McLeod Health organization have been awarded the 2010 South Carolina Excellence in Employee Safety Award by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. These facilities include: McLeod Regional Medical Center, McLeod Medical Center Dillon, McLeod Health & Fitness Center, McLeod Home Health and McLeod Physician Associates. McLeod was the only hospital statewide to receive these awards.

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Operation Medicine Drop Tomorrow

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(3/30/11) - Operation Medicine Drop, presented by Safe Kids Florence, led by McLeod Health, and the Florence County Sheriff's Office, is a program aimed at providing the public a safe and secure method for disposing of prescription and over-the-counter medications.While many parents and caregivers are familiar with poisoning culprits such as cleaning supplies and poisonous plants, many childhood poisonings occur from medications. The best form of prevention is to remove any risk from a child'...

DHEC Names Longan CDE of the Year

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(3/25/11) - Anita Longan of the McLeod Diabetes Center was named Certified Diabetes Educator of the Year by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. She was presented with the award on Saturday, March 12 at the 9th Annual Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke Winter Symposium in Myrtle Beach.

The award recognizes a certified diabetes educator who has made a special contribution to diabetes education through dedication and innovation in the daily practice of pat...

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