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Working out was nothing new to John Howcroft, but taking on a workout regimen following major heart surgery was a different matter.
Ways to stay healthy while others are sick
Safe Kids Spartanburg works to prevent unintentional childhood injury
September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness month and Dr. Schwab says knowing the symptoms is important
Beating cancer means Dick Sargent can focus on helping others.
HPV-related head and neck cancer is on the rise, and some experts are predicting an epidemic in the next decade.
Lung cancer kills 19 people every hour and causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined – colon, breast and prostate.
TRANSFORM SC is part of a national effort to better understand the factors that impact child health.
Adding spices to your meals may have health benefits
What you don’t know could be hurting your game.
Had an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and medical professionals not been close by, Roach may not be alive today.
Event held September 27
Annual luncheon, held on April 26, honors Spartanburg Regional Hospice
The warmth gives us the opportunity to still enjoy the outdoors, but be aware of the risks of heat stroke and dehydration.
Breast cancer survivor shares her story to encourage others
Student athletes take advantage of training camp
Diabetes educator answers what to eat, the risks of diabetes
Spartanburg Medical Center joins with HALTER for pediatric rehabilitation.
New technology helps get patients back to driving
Immunizing your older child
Diabetes is one condition where we constantly hear wrong information. Let’s help set the record straight.
Woman shares gratitude for mammography program that saved her life
Medical Group of the Carolinas birth expert makes a difference as part of midwives organization.
Many of us take for granted the role our kidneys play in our bodies.
Too busy planning and taking care of everyone else, Peggy McQuade, single mom of two grown daughters, attributed her exhaustion and various symptoms to her busy
Women are 10 times more likely to suffer from thyroid disorders than males.
Know the symptoms and don't
Hospitalists work as ‘primary care physicians’ for patients in hospital
A diet rich in diverse fruits and vegetables will give your child a boost in school
Join us monthly for a five-minute health talk and 25 minutes of walking.
The cardiac rehab program helps heart patients recover from an illness and maintain good health.
When someone’s health is in decline, family gatherings become that much more important
STACK programing works on overall athleticism with Olympic-grade training.
Globetrotting doctors now call Upstate SC home
To many people, impaired driving means driving under the influence of alcohol, which is an incomplete definition
The Teal Pumpkin Project now helps keep children with food allergies safe.
Consortium to quickly match cancer patients to trials offering the greatest potential for a cure.
SRHS experts comment on new federal dietary guidelines
Smoothies are a healthy way to beat the heat.
Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability and the fifth leading cause of death in the US, with more than 800,000 strokes occurring each year.
No one likes to think about the possibility of an unforeseen trauma or life-threatening illness. But it can happen.
It's important to know the types of ailments that can be treated in an Immediate Care facility.
Hospitals locally owned for first time in over a decade
The American Heart Association redefined high blood pressure and patients have had many questions.
Learn how this not-so-innocent fruit can ruin your summer.
SRHS employees give generously for 25 years and counting.
This black bean patty recipe packs so much flavor that you might find yourself reaching for a glass of water. It packs lots of protein, too.
Spartanburg Regional expands Corporate Health services for employers
“I remember thinking, I’m only 35. How in the world did this happen?” Rosanne said.
93-year-old man and wife are active as SRHS volunteers
Pelham Medical Center and Union Medical Center were recognized by the South Carolina Hospital Association’s (SCHA) Working Well.
Serves: 5; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook time: 45 minutes.
Meal: Lunch; Serves: 4; Prep: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 10 minutes.
Hospital pediatric rehabilitation experts partner with equine therapy program HALTER.
A large percentage of foodborne disease outbreaks are spread by contaminated hands.
Expert advice from the head of Pelham Medical Center’s primary stroke center.
“Food poisoning isn’t the mayonnaise, it's the bacteria growing on the mayonnaise that isn’t distributed across the whole food.”
Lady Slipper Garden Club works on new garden of nearly 200 new plants
Total knee replacement surgery is the most common inpatient surgery for middle age and older Americans.
One in 13 children has a food allergy.
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and food. But it’s also a day to be especially cautious when it comes to cooking fires.
Your life is not one-size-fits-all, so why should your workout be?
Heart disease survivor tells women to listen to their bodies.
Meal: Supper; Serves: 4.
Catch a sneak peak of our upcoming Discover Health TV show
Baby Lorelai received NICU care when she stopped breathing after birth
Sports Medicine Institute athlete Aidyn Wiggins wins gold at AAU Junior Olympics
Cheesecake is a weakness for many people – this recipe might cause a little less guilt.
While ovarian cancer is known as a “silent cancer,” women should watch for these six warning signs.
The word Zika has been popping up in the news over the last few weeks.
What you don’t know about your food CAN hurt you.
Bullying is increasingly recognized not just as a hurdle of childhood, but as a public health issue.
Serves: 9; Portion Size: 1 cupcake.
Oncologist shares about his specialty and more
Here are a few simple tips to keep your little ghouls safe on Halloween.
Serves: 4; Portion size: 1/2 cup; Prep: 20 minutes.
Meal: Lunch; Serves: 8; Portion Size: 1/2 cup; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook Time: 15 minutes.
Bang Giep, MD, joins Spartanburg Regional
Collection of cancer tissue samples could lead to breakthrough
Flavor collides with color in a fruit salad that packs in a lot of superfood nutrition
“Most people do not realize they need it until it’s too late.”
Pelham Medical Center wins national award.
Serves: 4; Portion Size: 8 ounces; Prep: 20 mins; Cook Time: 30 minutes
In 2016, the Foundation distributed $695,000 in grants.
When words aren’t enough, you can thank a doctor on National Doctors’ Day by making a donation that will help future patients.
Serves: 20; Portion size, 1 ounce; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook time: 1 hour.
Heavy backpacks can cause pain to a child’s back, neck and shoulders, and it also can contribute to headaches.
Gibbs Cancer Center - Gaffney adds infusion services to care options.
At 37 years old, Lori was having a stroke.
“Distraction is a big problem, both while driving and walking,” said Penny Shaw, Safe Kids Spartanburg coordinator.
As children head back to school, the likelihood for them to get sick is apt to rise.
'We wanted to bring this high quality care to our local patients,' said Gibbs Cancer Center physicist, Jacob Gersh, PhD.
A concussion is a type of head injury that affects the way your brain functions.
Volunteers deliver Thanksgiving hospice meals each year
Spartanburg Regional named 2018 Workplace of the Year
Spartanburg Regional partners with Aetna to offer Medicare plans
On Nov. 5 we
As a caregiver, do you experience feelings of inadequacy?
“I’m interested in so many areas” of the system, Cozzoli says. “I wish I had enough money to do more for all of them.”
Read on for some ways to sustain your workout, and don't be another person who gives up after two weeks of trying.
While nurses and doctors keep patients healthy, IT keeps patient information safe
There’s nothing to fear if you keep your eyes covered
SRHS recognized with prestigious American Heart Association award.
'This cancer center will serve generations to come,' said David Church, DHA.
Watch as the Woodruff Law Dawgs complete their 18-mile trek and are greeted by a...
While surgery can help people improve their mobility, the recovery is not easy.
Follow these 7 steps to help prevent the lice spreading to your child’s head.
Health-related grants help improve wellness in the Upstate
Hallie Pobanz, DO, works to ease pain during hospice care
Technology at Spartanburg Medical Center monitors in real time.
Here are 7 tips to keep you on track while you’re on the trail.
Meal: Breakfast, Serves: 4, Prep: 15 min.
It takes a strong team to contribute to the healthcare needs of a community.
The warmth of the sun may feel nice on your skin, but the longer the rays beat down on you, your skin is being damaged.
Meal: Supper; Serves: 4; Portion Size: 3 ounces.
Some of our neighbors are forced to choose between food, utilities or medical care.
“When it got to where I couldn’t breathe well or bend over to tie my shoes, I decided I had to make a change.”
You may have a loved one who suffered from a transient ischemic attack (TIA). This is commonly called a “mini-stroke.”
This month celebrate breast cancer survivorship and bond with other nursing moms
Trauma expert offers advice for children, teens
Find your symptoms, find your care
Stephen Kana, MD, brings 30 years of experience to new location
Some traditional holiday foods can be healthy and are considered “superfoods.”
Internet fads can lead to traumatic injuries
Amanda Kinney, DO, joins childhood practice
Have you ever heard the phrase “eat a rainbow a day?”
SRHS Family Memorial Tree Ceremony Honors Past Employees, Volunteers, Board Members
Women should get bone density screenings every two years
Pelham Medical Center (PMC) is now the only primary stroke center in Greer.
Founding members of the Foundation honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Treating it requires a good team, expert says
Renee Romberger honored with Order of the Palmetto for community health initiatives
The transaction is expected to close by the end of the fourth quarter of 2018, subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions.
John Gallagher, MD, has watched medicine evolve
How to maintain long-term weight control
Learn how to help your baby at the Nurse Family Partnership Maternity Fair
This month, join us for National Healthcare Decisions Day, learn how to fight back against prediabetes and stay active and independent for life
Learn some common – and some unique – cardiac exercises
While you are planning your resolutions, make plans to keep yourself and your family warm and safe.
More than 100,000 people in South Carolina have diabetes but don’t even know it
Gaffney’s first urgent care facility opens Monday, June 5.
Spartanburg County leading its peers in improving community health
A snowstorm in the Upstate can be exciting. But snow days can also bring danger.
Spartanburg Regional honors veterans.
'We needed to go beyond the walls of the hospital,' said Dr. Fulmer.
Don't miss Spartanburg Regional Events in January
Procedures offer hope for patients
Six myths about hospice
SRHS veteran remembers his service
Spartanburg Regional experts gather for diabetes education expo
Charles Catron, MD, joins Spartanburg Regional’s Corporate Health team
MacKenzie Bartz, MD, follows in her father’s footsteps
Annual event supports heart patients in the Upstate
Vince Krydynski tries to bring humor, happiness to Gibbs patients as he volunteers
Spartanburg Regional Foundation Awards Annual Grants
Renee Dean, Joseph Maurice Hood, Lauren Rauscher and Karen Smith were selected among the top 100
Michael Orseck, MD, demonstrated a commitment to giving back throughout his career
Vitamin D can play a role in your skin and bone health
Cancer educator answers questions for patients, family, community
Easy ways to change up your diet for a happier, healthier heart
James D. McDermott, MD, is Spartanburg Regional’s newest sports medicine doctor
Trying to eat healthier doesn’t have to mean missing out on your holiday favorites.
The amount of sugar and fat found most bags of Halloween candy can be downright scary.
Falls leading cause of injury for older adults
Is juicing healthy?
Pelham Medical Center tops in Best Places to Work in Healthcare.
Spartanburg Medical Center earns national baby accreditation.
Experts say: Leave the fireworks to the professionals this July Fourth
Stay hydrated to avoid heat exhaustion, heat stroke.
Project SEARCH partners with Upstate businesses to create more internships
Many experts contribute to recovery after heart surgery
In an effort to help improve health in the Upstate, SRHS created a culture of promoting healthy, yet affordable food.
Ways to protect your skin this summer.
As a result of this growth, the community’s need for diverse medical services is expanding at a rapid pace.
Providing medical care to the workforce takes a special kind of expertise that looks at the problem from all angles.
Advanced directives conversations often seem “too soon” until it’s too late
We’ve all heard the buzz around kale in the last few years, but don’t forget all the other great options out there.
Community engagement and leadership of a fast-growing hospital has resulted in Tony Kouskolekas’s being named one of the 50 Most Influential People of 2016
Spencer Eison used lessons he learned in a Spartanburg Regional-sponsored class to save a classmate's life.
Guardian Research Network collaborates with GRAIL in massive effort to revolutionize detection.
You’re starting to regret that third helping of green bean casserole, turkey and sweet potato pie you had on Thanksgiving.
Physician receives Harry Hynes Award from National Institute for Health.
Healthgrades names hospital among top 10 percent in the nation.
Immediate Care Center vs. Emergency Rooms
New SpaceOAR System provides more protection during radiation
Are you gambling on your health?
All you need to know about getting a flu shot, protecting yourself
The answer can say a lot about your health
How much caffeine is too much?
Baileys awarded Young Philanthropists of the Year
An Uplifting Event to be held on Oct. 22
Prepare your family and home with these tips from Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Answers to common questions to ease fears of parents and children about shots
Many of the injuries we see are the same, and as always, the best treatment is prevention.
De-stressing to stay safe
A new 3D mammography could be a game-changer for identifying early breast cancer.
Grant supports new chapel
Sometimes clinicians are faced with another life-saving choice – organ donation
Organ donors remembered during Donate Life Month
Sports medicine coach describes the workouts behind Upward Stars’ volleyball success
Easter Meals help families gather together during a difficult time
Employees giving back to Spartanburg Regional in 2017
Recipe demonstration promotes heart health
Brand-new, 55,000-square-foot multi-floor space aids Upstate patients
Don’t join the one in four with this disease
For some, traditions can be a reminder of loss and hosting visitors from out of town might be stressful.
Instead of revamping your holiday foods into new meals, consider some alternatives
Several veterans work in the medical profession — from doctors to information technology — throughout Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Survivors encouraged women for early screenings, to live life to the fullest
Surgery technique helps women after mastectomy
Annual Uplifting Event Promotes Breast Cancer Screening
Through Hangar B, the Spartanburg Regional Foundation is helping provide schools, churches and nonprofits.
Motorcycle enthusiasts will be riding in the Upstate on Aug. 26 to raise money for hospice
Bearden-Josey women's cycling team inspires and encourages women
Home Health nurses help patient after tractor accident.
11 sun safety tips to remember at the beach.
Violence changes a child’s decision-making abilities.
Spartanburg Regional takes part in Hospitals Against Violence Day.
Spartanburg Regional Foundation awards annual grants.
Regular exercise helps ensure that life is just getting started at 65.
As internal medicine physicians, sometimes known as internists, we are “gatekeepers.”
Special event honors hospice clinicians.
An automated external defibrillator, or AED, can save the life of a person suffering a heart attack.
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Recognizes Leader and Associate of the Year
6 things you can do to stay safe and prepare for an emergency.
SRHS Nurses Recognized with Palmetto Gold Award
Nancy Welch encourages other during her cancer journey
“Spring is by far worse than fall for people with allergies,” said allergist Robin Go, MD.
Identifying osteoporosis early could be a life-saver.
For more than 20 years, the two have partnered to provide comfort and support to families during the Easter holiday.
An innovative program supported by Spartanburg Regional Foundation gives employees another shot at their education
Hospitals all over the world are working diligently to achieve a high level of care and give mothers the very best start.
For 60 years, Harrison Chapman dedicated her life to the Spartanburg community.
Plant-based nutrition can help with cancer patients in recovery or still receiving therapy.
Consultation on diagnoses matter to patients.
How much is too much? Follow these 10 steps to keep portion size under control.
Veterans have served their country in faraway places like Southeast Asia, the Persian Gulf, Italy and Korea. Unfortunately, many of them are now living in pover
Families in need apply with their local Salvation Army for help with toys and food for Christmas.
Know when to call 9-1-1 for a heart attack and don't wait too late.
Tondre Buck, MD, was inspired to study medicine by his older brother, who is also a physician.
Put down the cigarette and take a deep breath of fresh air.
EID Public Outreach Program is an effort to save more lives by building on the relationships between hospitals in the state.
Spartanburg is one of five communities across the United States to take part in the Way to Wellville.
Patients will remain in-network with uninterrupted care.
On October 17, Spartanburg Regional Foundation will host An Uplifting Event luncheon to a sold out crowd.
Annual Hangar B event raises money, awareness for heart disease.
With CyberKnife, radiation therapy for prostate cancer is completed in just five sessions.
Susan G. Komen Foundation awards Bearden-Josey Center with grant.
Neuro ICU nurse describes her work.
Cyclist dedicates annual rides to battling disease.
SRHS wants you to stay safe in the high temps.
Know whose advice to take for your sunburned skin?
That dark brown mole on your back may be more than just a mole.
Teen Ginger Dailey donates to Gibbs for third year in a row.
Project SEARCH spreads throughout South Carolina.
Not getting enough sleep is ruining your day and health.
Special art helps family remember loved ones in hospice care
OB/GYN brings global experience to Spartanburg
Add these to your diet this flu season
Is your workout safe?
Teal Pumpkin Project helps mark homes with non-candy treats
1,400 attended event
Special kits help victims of mass casualty events
Technique offered at Spartanburg Regional can provide immediate relief
Hartells remember traumatic accident, stay in PICU
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute is using advanced biopsy technique to see what couldn’t be seen before.
Susan Hilsman, MD, describes challenges as part of Women in Medicine Month
Melissa Peters, MD, shares why she became a doctor as part of Women in Medicine Month
Octavia Amaechi, MD, shares why she became a doctor as part of Women in Medicine Month
New physician joins Immediate Care Center—Gaffney
Smithworks Fine Jewelry to hold raffle on September 18
What health information should your child know?
New physician joins Union community
Being a new parent is a whirlwind of love and learning, and being overwhelmed can become a way of life.
Doctor shares tips for reducing the sun’s damage
Orthopaedic surgeon tells what you can do about it
Dr. Pathan’s passion for corporate health keeps employees working
Mobile mammography comes to you
Hospice bereavement program helps families through difficult times
What women who undergo mastectomies should know
Relay For Life: Raising support and honoring lost loved ones
Organization teaches children how to be safe
SRHS Family Memorial Tree remembers those who have passed away
When it comes to allergies, many of us think of sneezing, runny noses and itchy eyes. But skin allergies are just as common — and just as itchy!
Former hospital president changed health care in Upstate
I’ve always felt that if I was going to do something, I better do it right
John Cash has raised more than $60,000 and biked more than 80 miles for cancer
Allergist Robin Go, MD, shares the common allergies he sees
Sports medicine physician published in British medical journal
By committing to a planned gift, Peter Moore continues his dedication to hospice
For Staggs, giving back to the Foundation is just one part of her unwavering commitment to the healthcare system
Patients will remain in-network with uninterrupted care
Trauma Services Department works to teach people how to stop the bleed
REBOA raises the bar in trauma care
Strength and Conditioning experts to attend fourth annual event
Want to keep the weight off? Don’t do it alone
Five reasons to attend a support group
Hospice volunteer donates time and bird feeders to hospice home
IT uses technology and electronic records to transform care
Families remember loved ones who have passed away at hospice event
Gibbs' international reputation for research is now beginning to attract the best and brightest researchers to the area.
Twins thriving following 102-day stay in NICU
NICU Fund provides training for special massage therapy
This seafood entree packs a lot of flavor
Different perspectives, one goal: breast cancer prevention
South Carolina ranks high in number of prostate cancer diagnoses, deaths
Have you had your coffee fix today? It could benefit your health!
Changes at hospice home emphasize connection to nature
Betty Warlick, RN, is an advocate for nurses and the whole heathcare system
A cancer vaccine for pre-teens and teens.
Susan G. Komen Foundation awards Bearden-Josey Center with grant
Your old vehicle can help someone in the community through the Spartanburg Regional Foundation.
Angels Charge Ministry receives Foundation grant
Spartanburg Medical Center’s June DAISY award recipient is Cindy Bryant, RN.
SANE nurses care for cases of assault, violence.
“…we love on them so much.”
The mascot, along with his name, was unveiled as part of SRHS’s 2017 Hospital Week celebration.
If you’re expecting to see creamy Italian rice in this dish, you’ll be surprised.
To help ease the stress of having a baby in the NICU, we installed 40 cameras 2017 to connect families with their hospitalized babies.
A cancer diagnosis set Skipper Brawley on a path to new friendships and opportunities to serve others.
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute – Pelham expands CyberKnife services to treat non-cancerous conditions.
Tony Kouskolekas emphasizes how the two go hand-in-hand
Life gets so busy that you put your health on the back burner. But not getting health screenings — like a colonoscopy — puts your life at risk.
Crowley knows only too well that not all heart disease is determined by what you eat or how often you exercise.
Learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator.
Looking for a heart healthy but romantic dish? We've got you covered.
What can a whole-food, plant-based diet can do for your health and your waistline?
9-year-old shows that giving is better than getting.
What are nurse practitioners, and how do they improve patient care?
The amazing thing is that not only do pets help us to love; they also help us to stay healthy and to heal.
It’s a Girl! First New Year’s Baby at Spartanburg Medical Center Born at 2:36 a.m.
Every Christmas, families celebrate the lives of loved ones lost. The Spartanburg Regional Foundation and the Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home give people a un
Consider this approach to your holiday meals.
While lung cancer may take decades to develop, symptoms do not usually become obvious until the cancer is in its late stages.
Carlton Schwab, MD, was a college student eating in a restaurant when he witnessed a man having a stroke.
It takes a lot to slow me down. Cancer tried to, and maybe won a little bit, but I found ways to win that battle.
Reunion gathers families with a shared bond.
There are some things in your control and some things that are out of your hands entirely.
Spartanburg Regional is proud to join the community in Seeing Spartanburg.
It’s tough to see a loved one dealing with cancer. Being a caregiver for a loved one also is challenging.
SRHS is proud to be a partner in the HealthyCommunity50 Program.
Grant aids those living with Parkinson’s disease.
Heart attack patient seen through hard times by AccessHealth.
Union welcomes new pediatrician.
Meal: Supper; Portion Size: 4 ounces;
SRHS dietician teaches how to grocery shop with a critical eye
Swimmer’s ear can be mild or serious, depending on the symptoms.
Fran Kunda, MD, isn’t one to seek attention, so being recognized as the South Carolina Academy...
Study undertaken at Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute.
Ovarian cancer survivor urges women to know their bodies.
MGC—OB/GYN—Union helps moms while growing their family.
Pelham Medical Center receives Blue Distinction Center designation for quality in spine surgery.
To get back to the sport, symptoms have to resolve completely.
Answered by Jack Cleland, MD, Medical Group of the Carolinas - Pediatrics - North Grove
Answered by Marcia Para, MD, Medical Group of the Carolinas - Pediatrics - Westside
Spartanburg Medical Center receives Blue Distinction Center designation for quality in knee replacement.
“When an unexpected, non-emergent health need comes up, our immediate care center models are...
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System names physician, leader and associate of the year.
SMC uses UV light to obliterate dangerous germs.
Meal: Lunch or Supper; Serves: 6; Portion Size: 1 cup; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook Time: 20 minutes.
Distinguishing 'shin splints' and stress fractures can be difficult and should be done by a physician familiar with these complaints.
Here are some tips to stay de-stressed to help your heart - and your mood.