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McLeod Women's Services Hosts Pelvic Health Lunch and Learn

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McLeod Women's Services is hosting "Straight Talk About Women's Pelvic Health Issues" at the McLeod Health & Fitness Center on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 12 p.m. A light lunch will be served.

Dr. Gary Emerson of McLeod OB/GYN Associates will discuss urinary incontinence and explain what the condition is, how it is diagnosed, and treatment options currently available.

Urinary incontinence is reportedly one of the most common medical conditions seen by primary care physici...

The McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit to Visit The Carolinian

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The McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit is scheduled to visit The Carolinian on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Carolinian is located at 718 South Dargan Street in Florence.

To be eligible for a mammogram on the unit, you must meet the following criteria:

· Must have insurance or a method of payment. No cash, please. Medicaid, Medicare, and Best Chance Network are accepted.

· Must have a referring physician to send the results to.


McLeod Safe Kids Offers Halloween Safety Tips

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McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal offers the following safety tips to ensure a safe and happy Halloween.

Safety Tips

·   Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft and flexible.

·   Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.

·   Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you.

·   Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering befo...

McLeod Hospice Offers Training for Volunteers

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            In conjunction with National Hospice Month, McLeod Hospice is offering a new "Hospice Volunteering 101" class for persons interested in helping Hospice patients and/or assisting the Hospice support staff.

            Volunteers play a vital role in McLeod Hospice. Volunteers may make deliveries to patients’ ho...

McLeod Regional Medical Center Promotes Early Breast Cancer Detection

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In observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, McLeod Regional Medical Center is raising awareness of breast cancer, the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancer.  According to the American Cancer Society, there are more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States today.

Numerous studies have shown that when breast cancer is diagnosed at an early, localized stage, it has a very high cure rate of greater than ninety percent. Yearl...

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