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  • Keeping Kids Safe At Home

    Home is a place to relax, play and enjoy spending time with family. There will be minor scrapes and bruises along the way,

  • Cancer

    Your Chemobag: Things to Pack for Your Chemotherapy Session

    Ravneet Bajwa, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates

    Chemotherapy treatment  for cancer can take a toll on you emotionally and physically. To keep you comfortable and engaged for the hours you spend at the McLeod Cancer Center, come prepared. Chemotherapy cancer patients should prepare a chemobag packed with a variety of items to help them,

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    Your Chemobag: Things to Pack for Your Chemotherapy Session

    Chemotherapy treatment for cancer can take a toll on you emotionally and physically. To keep you comfortable and engaged for the hours you spend at the McLeod Cancer Center, come prepared.

  • Orthopedics

    Preventing Falls and Fractures

    Thomas Distefano, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics Cheraw

    Everybody falls. Every year one in three older Americans fall. For people aged 65 and older, falls are the leading cause of fractures and fatal injuries. More than 90% of hip fractures are caused by a fall, according to the National Hospital Discharge Survey and women account for 75% of all hip fractures.

  • Uncategorized

    Your Chemobag: Things to Pack for Your Chemotherapy Session

    Ravneet Bajwa, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates

    Chemotherapy treatment for cancer can take a toll on you emotionally and physically. To keep you comfortable and engaged for the hours you spend at the McLeod Cancer Center, come prepared.

  • Heart Health

    The IMPLANTABLES: Super Help for Erratic Hearts

    Prabal K. Guha, MD
    McLeod Cardiology Associates – Florence

    “Pacemakers and the Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICD) use electrical pulses to control hearts that are beating too slowly, too fast or erratically”, says McLeod Electrophysiologist Prabal Guha, MD. “Each device is like a small computer, about the size of a watch face and less than half an inch thick with batteries that can last more than 6 years.”

  • McLeod Safe Kids Shares Important Change in State Law:

    New South Carolina Child Restraint Law Effective Immediately McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal is pleased to share the new South Carolina child restraint

  • Parent Education: Sleep Tips for Infant

    Facts: Infants (2 -12 months) require a total of 14-15 hours of sleep per day. That includes naps and overnight sleep. Your infant

  • Heart Health

    The IMPLANTABLES: Super Help for Erratic Hearts

    Prabal K. Guha, MD
    McLeod Cardiology Associates – Florence

    If you’ve ever watched a teenager spend hours playing video games or texting friends while you’re trying to talk with them, you may think, “Technology, what a curse!”