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Friday, 13 September 2019 15:05

COLUMN: Keeping it in the family

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When my neighbor, Steve Allen, got home from his last day of school in 1956, he was surprised at what was parked in his yard. Seems his Dad, Mr. Tom Allen, had bought himself a new pickup truck.
PINEHURST — Lacey Hughes, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner for FirstHealth of the Carolinas.
PINEHURST — Certified physician assistant Pierce Neitzke knew early in her physician assistant studies that she wanted to specialize in a surgical specialty, and she believes vascular surgery is the perfect fit for her.
PINEHURST--Physicians at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital have a new tool in their arsenal to make breast cancer lumpectomy surgery more precise and less painful.
ROCKINGHAM — Nine young people in the 2019 Teen Volunteer program at Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond provided assistance in the hospital’s clinical and administrative departments this summer, donating a total of 520.75 hours while taking advantage of the opportunity to observe a variety of health care careers.
PEMBROKE — Jada Jacobs wants to be a pediatric oncologist and one day open a free clinic. Jada has seen firsthand the need for improved health care delivery in her home county of Robeson. The Purnell Swett High School valedictorian, who was selected for the highly competitive Brody School of…
PINEHURST — “At the end of the day, I know I have helped someone. Who wouldn’t want the joy of that?” remarked Natasha Candy, BSN, R.N., the newest oncology nurse navigator at FirstHealth of the Carolinas.
Friday, 06 September 2019 15:03

COLUMN: Keep those blades sharp

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Landscaping our yards with flowers, shrubs, trees and grass has become a multi-million dollar business. Many folks have their own landscaping business and employ lots of workers. The average homeowner invests in a riding lawn mower, weedeater and many types of hand tools just to maintain their yards. Grass seed,…
I’m sure there’s a psychological term for it, but we humans seem to have a dark sense of humor when it comes to catastrophes.
FLORENCE, S.C. — McLeod Regional Medical Center recently received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration. The funding, awarded over a three-year period, is designed to develop new rural residency programs. McLeod Regional Medical Center, the only grant…
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