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Monday, 02 December 2019 14:44

ACL tears on the playing field

CHERAW, S.C. — Many people associate the serious injury to the knee’s anterior cruciate ligament with the rough contact of football. That statement is half true. It is a serious injury but often not due to on-field contact.

CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw hosted free community Brunch and Learns at the public libraries in Cheraw and Bennettsville as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

CHERAW, S.C. — On Oct. 24, representatives from the McLeod Hospice team in Cheraw were presented a monetary gift by sisters Beverly Thompson and Gloria Lewis on behalf of WoodmenLife–Wallace, South Carolina Chapter 966. 

Friday, 04 October 2019 14:43

Taking stroke care to the next level

CHERAW, S.C. — In just four minutes you could: read a few pages of a book; return a phone call; listen to a favorite song... or die from a stroke. On average, every four minutes, a stroke claims a life. It is the third leading cause of death in South Carolina.

CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw employees were recognized for their years of dedicated service during an honorary Employee Service Awards Celebration held at the hospital on Sept. 12. 

CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw will host free community Brunch & Learn talks at the public libraries in Cheraw and Bennettsville, South Carolina, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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 recipient in the state of South Carolina, will also achieve accreditation of its program through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. 

CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw recently recognized 21 area teens for their participation in the 2019 Summer Teen Volunteer Program. A closing ceremony was held on Aug. 1 at the hospital for the teens and their parents.

CHERAW, S.C. — The dangers of osteoporosis and fractures, especially of the hip, increase as women age. Yet, many women, who should be screened, are not taking advantage of this simple, painless test.

CHERAW, S.C. — The Blessing of the Hands during National Nurses Week is an annual ceremony at McLeod Health. 

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