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SCDHEC Helps Uninsured Smokers Quit

SCDHEC Helps Uninsured Smokers Quit

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today that free nicotine replacement therapy is available to smokers who do not have health insurance through the…

3 Signs It’s Time to Call 9-1-1

3 Signs It’s Time to Call 9-1-1

Each year, about 600,000 Americans – one in four deaths — in the United States are from heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of the 715,000 Americans…

Health Related Home Care: Designated Cardiovascular Pioneer

Health Related Home Care:  Designated Cardiovascular Pioneer

Health Related Home Care was recently named a “Cardiovascular Pioneer” by the Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) National Campaign, which is an initiative of the federal Centers for Medicare &…

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Announces Mid-Winter Ball Chairs

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Announces Mid-Winter Ball Chairs

Self Regional Healthcare Foundation and the 26th annual Mid-Winter Ball Title Sponsor Greenwood Capital Associates and Countybank are pleased to announce this year’s ball will be co-chaired by Jane Dean…

ECH Expressed Hospitality on Rural Health Day

ECH Expressed Hospitality on Rural Health Day

The Edgefield County Hospital was expressing great hospitality on Thursday at lunchtime.  Staff gathered to cook and serve a hearty meal for the community at large.  This included, among the…

S.C. Suffers Season’s first Flu-Related Death

S.C. Suffers Season’s first Flu-Related Death

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has been notified of the state’s first flu-associated death of the season, the agency announced. “Tragically, a woman from…

SC’s 3rd Annual National Rural Health Day

SC’s 3rd Annual National Rural Health Day

The third annual National Rural Health Day will be held this year on Thursday, November 21, 2013.  Events recognizing this important day that “Celebrate the Power of Rural” will take…

DHEC Confirms Flu’s Arrival In S.C.

DHEC Confirms Flu’s Arrival In S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Influenza, or “the flu,” has officially arrived in South Carolina, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today. “Our agency’s Bureau of Laboratories has confirmed…

SCDHEC to Offer Free Tdap (whooping cough) Vaccinations

SCDHEC to Offer Free Tdap (whooping cough) Vaccinations

Shot is a new requirement for 7th graders to attend school this year COLUMBIA, S.C. – In an effort to assist parents in meeting new school requirements, the S.C. Department…

Cancer Foundation Helps Edgefield County Cancer Patients

Cancer Foundation Helps Edgefield County Cancer Patients

– By Jamie Turner – Neighbors helping neighbors in the fight against cancer; ultimately, that’s what the Savannah River Cancer Foundation does. What is little known is that that Aiken-based…

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