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Camp Jessie's Kids Scheduled for Saturday, April 6

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Camp Jessie's Kids, a day camp for children who have suffered the loss of someone they care deeply about (for example, a special family member, relative or friend) or for those who have someone in their family who is very sick at this time, will be held on Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

The camp is open to children ages four through 14. Parents or guardians are asked to accompany children who are four to six years old.

Camp Jessie's Kids is held to help childre...

McLeod Offers Monthly Diabetes Foot Clinic

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The McLeod Diabetes Center and the McLeod Outpatient Wound Center are now offering a monthly diabetes foot clinic on the second Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the McLeod Medical Plaza, 800 E. Cheves Street, Florence. To prevent diabetes complications it is important for patients to have regular foot screenings and examinations.

The American Diabetes Association estimates that one in five people with diabetes are hospitalized because of foot problems. These individual...

McLeod Offers Prevention Study to Patients Treated for Colon Cancer

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In conjunction with Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the McLeod Cancer Research Department announces its participation in a national prevention study for patients who have recently been treated for colon cancer.

This National Cancer Institute (NCI) sponsored study evaluates the cholesterol drug, Rosuvastatin (Crestor) as a treatment to reduce the risk of colon cancer. Rosuvastatin is a statin, a class of drugs that lower cholesterol.

The study, titled, "P-5: Statin Polyp Pre...

McLeod Regional Medical Center Offers Unique Cancer Rehabilitation Program for Cancer Survivors

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Cancer survivors now have an opportunity to receive rehabilitation services designed to improve their treatment and recovery. McLeod Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the availability of the STAR (Survivorship Training and Rehab) Program. McLeod, the only hospital in eastern South Carolina to offer this program, is leading the way in providing excellent cancer rehabilitation services to patients.

McLeod Regional Medical Center has earned the STAR Program® Certification f...

McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal Provides Safety Tips During Poison Prevention Month

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(3/04/13) - McLeod Safe Kids Pee Dee/Coastal reminds families to take caution during Poison Prevention Month (March) as well as year-round. Becoming aware of potential poison hazards can help prevent future accidents.

Safety Tips Store potentially poisonous household products and medications locked out of children’s sight and reach. Read labels to find out what is poisonous. Potential hazards include make-up, medicine, plants, cleaning products, pesticides, art supplies and alcoholi...

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