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Operation Medicine Drop Disposes of Unused, Expired Medication

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(11/16/10) -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...

Breast Cancer Support Group to Meet November 18

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(11/16/10) - The next meeting of Shelby's Group, a Breast Cancer Support Group, will be held on Thursday, November 18, 2010, at 6 p.m. in the McLeod Resource Center, 927 E. Day Street on the campus of McLeod Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Rajesh Bajaj, Medical Director of the McLeod Cancer Center, will be the featured speaker during the November meeting.

Shelby's Group meets the third Thursday of each month offering information, support, and understanding to women coping with br...

Make Your Voice Heard: Conversations about End of Life Care

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(11/02/10) - In Recognition of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, McLeod Hospice will host a community forum to discuss how families approach the issues surrounding end of life care on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Florence County Library.

Panelists will include: Rev. Thomas Pietila, Director of Pastoral Services for McLeod Health; J. Porter Lillis, Professor of Sociology at Francis Marion University; Mrs. Gena Phillips Ervin, Attorney; and ...

McLeod Urgent Care Centers Welcome New Physicians, Offering Flu Vaccines

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(11/01/10) -New PhysiciansMcLeod Urgent Care Centers are please to welcome two new physicians, Dr. Richard Ferro and Dr. Gabriel Fornari, Sr. These physicians each care for patients at both McLeod Urgent Care Centers in Florence and Darlington.

Dr. Ferro received his medical degree from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, New Jersey, and completed a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Mount Holly, New Jersey. He also ...

McLeod QuitSmart Smoking Cessation Classes

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(11/01/10) - In an effort to improve the health and well-being of community members, McLeod Health offers QuitSmart Smoking Cessation Classes to assist those who wish to quit smoking. For more information, please call Jim Holder at (843) 777 - 4271.

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