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  • Womens Health

    Endometriosis: When Uterus Lining Cells Leak Out

    Marla J. Hardenbergh, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
    23 MAY 2017

    Endometriosis can be a painful, recurring problem. Even with today’s medical breakthroughs, McLeod

    Gynecologists Marla Hardenbergh and Brad Campbell say many elements of endometriosis remain a mystery.

  • Womens Health

    Breast Cancer Surgery: What a Woman Needs to Know

    Amanda Turbeville, MD
    McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgery – Little River
    22 MAY 2017

    Where can you find information? Who should be on your “team?” A mastectomy vs. the less invasive lumpectomy? What are lymph nodes and why are they important?

  • Womens Health

    Slings, Pessaries, Kegels. A Snapshot of Pelvic Prolapse Treatments

    Marla J. Hardenbergh, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
    18 MAY 2017

    At its most basic, Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a woman’s bladder, uterus or rectum pushing down on her vagina. “The first thing you need to know is: this will not kill you,” says Dr. Marla Hardenbergh of McLeod OB/GYN Dillon.  “Prolapse may cause discomfort and embarrassment, but it is not life-threatening.”

  • Cancer

    Treating Lung Cancer — New Advances

    Karim TAZI, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates
    17 MAY 2017

    “The treatment of lung cancer has advanced rapidly in the past 10 years,” says McLeod Medical Oncologist Karim Tazi , MD.  “Many involve so-called targeted therapies.”

  • Heart Health

    Are You At Risk of a Stroke?

    Timothy L. Hagen, DO
    MRMC – McLeod Inpatient Physicians
    16 MAY 2017

    A stroke damages a person’s brain and can damage their life. Knowing the risk factors might save your life. McLeod Neurologist Timothy Hagen, DO, lists those elements of your life that can put you at risk for a stroke and which ones you can and should control.

  • Orthopedics

    Treating ACL Tears in Your Knee

    Patrick K. Denton, MD
    Pee Dee Orthopaedic Associates
    15 MAY 2017

    Many athletes suffer a tear in their knee’s Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Unlike many orthopedic injuries, the ACL cannot be stitched back together. McLeod Orthopedic Specialist Patrick Denton, MD, describes the treatments – nonsurgical and surgical.

  • Womens Health

    Yeast vs. Bacterial Vaginosis: Finding The Infection’s Proper Treatment

    Rebecca J. Craig, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Dillon
    12 MAY 2017

    Two out of three women, who buy over-the-counter vaginal yeast infection medication, don’t really have a yeast infection, according to the US Department of Health & Human Services.

  • Cancer

    Treatment Options for Breast Cancer: Many Roads to Health

    Amanda Turbeville, MD
    McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgery – Little River
    11 MAY 2017

    Thanks to newer surgical approaches and developments in non-surgical treatments, women diagnosed with breast cancer have numerous options. McLeod Surgeon Dr. Amanda Turbeville offers her view of the many options.

  • Heart Health

    Know the Different Types of Strokes

    Timothy L. Hagen, DO
    MRMC – McLeod Inpatient Physicians
    10 MAY 2017

    Every stroke affects your brain. But not every stroke hits you the same way. Nor are they all treated the same. McLeod Neurologist Timothy Hagen, DO explains the different types of strokes.

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