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McLeod Health Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

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(8/04/10) - This week, McLeod Health, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), and breastfeeding advocates in more than 170 countries worldwide are celebrating the 19th annual World Breastfeeding Week.Research shows that the best feeding option globally is the initiation of breastfeeding within the first half hour of life and exclusive breastfeeding for a full six months. UNICEF recently noted that the reduction of child deaths from 13 million globally in 1990 to 8.8 million in 200...

McLeod Family Medicine Health & Fitness Welcomes Dr. Richard E. Mohr, III

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(8/03/10) - McLeod Physician Associates is pleased to announce that Richard E. Mohr, III, M.D., has joined McLeod Family Medicine Health & Fitness.Dr. Mohr comes to McLeod Family Medicine Health & Fitness from the McLeod Family Medicine Residency program. After completing the residency, Dr. Mohr and his family decided that the Florence community was the ideal place to call home.

"I love family medicine and being able to care for patients of every age," says Dr. Mohr. "I'm also...

McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit Makes Visits across Region

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(7/30/10) - The Digital McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit is making visits around the region. Upcoming visits include:

• The Carolinian (718 S. Dargan Street, Florence) Tuesday, March 2, 2011, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

• Pate Medical Associates (116 Hospital Square, Bishopville) Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 8:30 a.m. - 3: 45 p.m.

• Town of Lamar at Piggly Wiggly (100 N. Railroad Avenue, Lamar) Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

• McLeod Family Medicine...

McLeod Children's Hospital Dedicates Patient Rooms to Local Media Partners

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(7/29/10) - McLeod Children's Hospital was not only busy caring for patients this week, but also with thanking special friends as it dedicated two patient rooms to local media partners WBTW News 13 and Qantum of Florence, LLC. Both WBTW and Qantum support McLeod Children's Hospital in fundraising events each year.On Wednesday, July 28, representatives from WBTW visited the Children's Hospital to cut the ribbon unveiling its patient room. For more than 11 years, WBTW has hosted the Children's ...

McLeod Darlington Hosting a Family Health Fair on August 7

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(7/27/10) - McLeod Medical Center Darlington is offering a free health fair for the community on Saturday, August 7, from 9 a.m. until noon on the hospital's campus, 701 Cashua Ferry Road.A grant from the McLeod Health Foundation is allowing the medical center to provide free health screenings for blood pressure/stroke, cholesterol, diabetes, PSA levels, skin cancer, diabetic foot care, peripheral vascular disease (PVD), breast cancer (clinical breast exam), hearing, and bone density as well ...

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