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Lung cancer survivor advocates early screening program
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.
Don’t join the one in four with this disease
As internal medicine physicians, sometimes known as internists, we are “gatekeepers.”
Lung cancer kills 19 people every hour and causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined – colon, breast and prostate.
Answers to what you should know about pregnancy
Internet fads can lead to traumatic injuries
“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.”
With flu season in full swing, here’s what you need to know:
Hartells remember traumatic accident, stay in PICU
Surgery technique helps women after mastectomy
From the SAT and ACT to end-of-course academic exams, high stakes standardized tests are a big part of the high school and college experience.
Spartanburg Regional launches new virtual care service
Susan Hilsman, MD, describes challenges as part of Women in Medicine Month
Learn some common – and some unique – cardiac exercises
Identifying osteoporosis early could be a life-saver.
What are nurse practitioners, and how do they improve patient care?
Procedures offer hope for patients
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.
Vaping questions answered
Amanda Kinney, DO, joins childhood practice
Serves: 8; Portion Size: 1-1/2 cup; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook Time: 50 minutes.
South Carolina ranks high in number of prostate cancer diagnoses, deaths
“We Honor Veterans” is a collaborative effort of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Project SEARCH partners with Upstate businesses to create more internships
Expert advice from the head of Pelham Medical Center’s primary stroke center.
The amount of sugar and fat found most bags of Halloween candy can be downright scary.
Katie Friday, MD, joins MGC Woman’s Clinic
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute is using advanced biopsy technique to see what couldn’t be seen before.
Here are a few simple tips to keep your little ghouls safe on Halloween.
The goal of the public art is to celebrate creativity, enhance urban identity, encourage public-private partnerships, and drive economic development.
Infectious disease “geek” joins MGC-Internal Medicine-Westside
New physician joins Union community
When words aren’t enough, you can thank a doctor on National Doctors’ Day by making a donation that will help future patients.
Serves: 8; Portion size: 3/4 cup; Prep: 10 minutes; Cook time: 20 minutes.
Spartanburg Regional helps raise awareness to fight breast cancer.
At 37 years old, Lori was having a stroke.
As children head back to school, the likelihood for them to get sick is apt to rise.
Study undertaken at Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute.
A simple test can help you know for sure
Spartanburg Regional partners with Aetna to offer Medicare plans
SMC uses UV light to obliterate dangerous germs.
Consultation on diagnoses matter to patients.
Spartanburg Regional is proud to join the community in Seeing Spartanburg.
How to maintain long-term weight control
Pelham Medical Center recognized by Most Wired
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System completes move to Beaumont.
Try these strategies to avoid falls and stay out of the ER
Know how to arm yourself against ‘the resistance’
Ways to stay healthy while others are sick
Have you ever heard the phrase “eat a rainbow a day?”
Violence changes a child’s decision-making abilities.
Paramedic describes her battle with sepsis
From ejaculation to urination, your prostate deserves respect
What health information should your child know?
Vitamin D can play a role in your skin and bone health
Find your symptoms, find your care
Safe Kids Spartanburg works to prevent unintentional childhood injury
Gibbs' international reputation for research is now beginning to attract the best and brightest researchers to the area.
Plastic surgeon brings unique skill of microsurgery
Advanced directives conversations often seem “too soon” until it’s too late
One of the most important, according to Dr. Bailey, is DTAP – the Diptheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccine.
Remote monitoring reduces readmissions for heart failure, COPD
Patient assistance fund helps heart patient get back to doing what he loves
State’s longest running family medicine residency garners awards
Three healthcare systems create Upstate Carolina NCORP
MitraClip offered at Spartanburg Medical Center
Procedure can be replacement for open-heart surgery
Assistance fund put heart patient on the road back to good health
OB/GYN brings global experience to Spartanburg
September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness month and Dr. Schwab says knowing the symptoms is important
Octavia Amaechi, MD, shares why she became a doctor as part of Women in Medicine Month
A new test, called FIT, is less intrusive than a colonoscopy
Adding spices to your meals may have health benefits
A Closer Look at MyChart
A new 3D mammography could be a game-changer for identifying early breast cancer.
Annual luncheon, held on April 26, honors Spartanburg Regional Hospice
REBOA raises the bar in trauma care
The American Heart Association redefined high blood pressure and patients have had many questions.
Hospice volunteer donates time and bird feeders to hospice home
While nurses and doctors keep patients healthy, IT keeps patient information safe
IT uses technology and electronic records to transform care
James D. McDermott, MD, is Spartanburg Regional’s newest sports medicine doctor
Some traditional holiday foods can be healthy and are considered “superfoods.”
Know the symptoms and don't
For some, traditions can be a reminder of loss and hosting visitors from out of town might be stressful.
Trying to eat healthier doesn’t have to mean missing out on your holiday favorites.
Twins thriving following 102-day stay in NICU
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
Hospitalists work as ‘primary care physicians’ for patients in hospital
With the help of Spartanburg Regional and MedicareCompareUSA, you can compare local and national Medicare plans
Falls leading cause of injury for older adults
A cancer vaccine for pre-teens and teens.
Experts say: Leave the fireworks to the professionals this July Fourth
Spartanburg Regional takes part in Hospitals Against Violence Day.
An automated external defibrillator, or AED, can save the life of a person suffering a heart attack.
Nancy Welch encourages other during her cancer journey
A cancer diagnosis set Skipper Brawley on a path to new friendships and opportunities to serve others.
“Spring is by far worse than fall for people with allergies,” said allergist Robin Go, MD.
Women should get bone density screenings every two years
Mental health is just as important to a person’s overall health as his or her physical condition.
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.
Tondre Buck, MD, was inspired to study medicine by his older brother, who is also a physician.
Spartanburg is one of five communities across the United States to take part in the Way to Wellville.
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.
While ovarian cancer is known as a “silent cancer,” women should watch for these six warning signs.
Immediate Care Center vs. Emergency Rooms
But you probably have a lot of questions: Which vaccines do they need? When do they need certain vaccines?
The word Zika has been popping up in the news over the last few weeks.
It's important to know the types of ailments that can be treated in an Immediate Care facility.
Talk to your doctor today to find out when you can activate your MyChart account.
Answered by Erin Bailey, MD, Medical Group of the Carolinas - Pediatrics - North Grove
Project SEARCH spreads throughout South Carolina.
Try these tips for staying healthy
After a false start, doctor finds his perfect career
Dr. Jordan Adams began his healthcare career in high school
Personal diagnosis drives doctor’s fascination with endocrinology
PART III: Series examines the work of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
Dr. Amy Curtis discusses TMIST mammogram study
A university mascot leads Dr. Dorna to Spartanburg 23 years ago
Pediatrician helps answer questions on the amber necklaces
Cykert’s music career couldn’t keep him from his passion – medicine
Physician Katherine Enos, DO, joins MGC — Family Medicine—Five Forks
Foundation honors two-term board members at gala
Spartanburg Regional Hospice receives $412,500 grant from The Duke Endowment
Pediatrician gives tips for back-to-school stress
Thomas Leong, MD, finds joy in orthopaedic surgery
Spartanburg Regional Foundation awards annual grants
Project SEARCH students graduate from internship program
Pelham Medical Center’s expansion now serving patients
When to talk to your child about sex, drugs and alcohol
Pilot program in District 7 allows doctors to see students while in school
Summer Tebalt participates in Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative
Technology to improve lives of heart failure patients, reduce hospital admissions
Special Needs Fund helps cancer patient weather financial crisis
Four clinical trials at Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute
Milestone Family Medicine becomes part of Medical Group of the Carolinas
Heart attack changed survivor’s outlook
Registered dietitian shares about the latest trend
Spartanburg Regional, community partners invest in the construction trade
Special art helps family remember loved ones in hospice care
Are you gambling on your health?
All you need to know about getting a flu shot, protecting yourself
Hospitals locally owned for first time in over a decade
Treating it requires a good team, expert says
Cancer doctors encourage patients to know their options
Renee Romberger honored with Order of the Palmetto for community health initiatives
Six myths about hospice
The answer can say a lot about your health
Charles Catron, MD, joins Spartanburg Regional’s Corporate Health team
Volunteers deliver Thanksgiving hospice meals each year
Tips to help you select the right plan
Special kits help victims of mass casualty events
Globetrotting doctors now call Upstate SC home
Technique offered at Spartanburg Regional can provide immediate relief
MacKenzie Bartz, MD, follows in her father’s footsteps
Melissa Peters, MD, shares why she became a doctor as part of Women in Medicine Month
An Uplifting Event to be held on Oct. 22
Oncologist shares about his specialty and more
New physician joins Immediate Care Center—Gaffney
New Union physician on front lines during Hurricane Maria
Doctor’s RN mother inspired son’s career as doctor
Get the most benefit from ‘good bacteria’
Trauma expert offers advice for children, teens
Oncology nutrition offers unique perspective on cancer prevention, treatment
Take care of yourself and your baby
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System saved $10 million over four years
Vince Krydynski tries to bring humor, happiness to Gibbs patients as he volunteers
Being a new parent is a whirlwind of love and learning, and being overwhelmed can become a way of life.
What happens after a mastectomy?
Bang Giep, MD, joins Spartanburg Regional
Spartanburg Regional Foundation Awards Annual Grants
Catch a sneak peak of our upcoming Discover Health TV show
Former hospital president changed health care in Upstate
Sometimes clinicians are faced with another life-saving choice – organ donation
Renee Dean, Joseph Maurice Hood, Lauren Rauscher and Karen Smith were selected among the top 100
What you need to know about making healthcare decisions
Spartanburg Regional named 2018 Workplace of the Year
Spartanburg Regional’s new Critical Care Pavilion opens
Organ donors remembered during Donate Life Month
Patients will remain in-network with uninterrupted care
Is that cancer information on the internet reliable?
It takes a strong team to contribute to the healthcare needs of a community.
March 30 recognizes National Doctors' Day
Cancer educator answers questions for patients, family, community
Employees giving back to Spartanburg Regional in 2017
Recipe demonstration promotes heart health
It’s amazing how such a small organ is so crucial to our survival.
How stress can contribute to heart disease
Brand-new, 55,000-square-foot multi-floor space aids Upstate patients
Stephen Kana, MD, brings 30 years of experience to new location
Some of our neighbors are forced to choose between food, utilities or medical care.
Hallie Pobanz, DO, works to ease pain during hospice care
Pediatric rehabilitation experts pick therapeutic toys for annual Christmas party
Baby Lorelai received NICU care when she stopped breathing after birth
Three nurses across the healthcare system were recognized by patients and coworkers with the DAISY Nurses.
When someone’s health is in decline, family gatherings become that much more important
Street renamed for Charles Boone
NICU Fund provides training for special massage therapy
Breast cancer survivor shares her story to encourage others
Woman shares gratitude for mammography program that saved her life
Different perspectives, one goal: breast cancer prevention
In 2016, the Foundation distributed $695,000 in grants.
Have you had your coffee fix today? It could benefit your health!
Changes at hospice home emphasize connection to nature
While surgery can help people improve their mobility, the recovery is not easy.
Betty Warlick, RN, is an advocate for nurses and the whole heathcare system
Wings of Hope butterfly release gives gift of hope
Immunizing your older child
After being diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2015, Julia Lyons wanted to give back to Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute
Technology at Spartanburg Medical Center monitors in real time.
Spartanburg Regional expands Corporate Health services for employers
New family medicine physician joins MGC — Converse Heights.
93-year-old man and wife are active as SRHS volunteers
Angels Charge Ministry receives Foundation grant
SANE nurses care for cases of assault, violence.
Gaffney’s first urgent care facility opens Monday, June 5.
Many experts contribute to recovery after heart surgery
Nurses at Spartanburg Medical Center are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.
Ways to protect your skin this summer.
One of the greatest gifts any person has to give is time.
Eye organ donation gives SRHS associate new sight..
Medical Group of the Carolinas birth expert makes a difference as part of midwives organization.
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute – Pelham expands CyberKnife services to treat non-cancerous conditions.
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.
The cardiac rehab program helps heart patients recover from an illness and maintain good health.
Had an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and medical professionals not been close by, Roach may not be alive today.
Spartanburg Regional takes part in CDC effort.
As if women need one more thing to worry about, there’s this: the things we worry about really aren’t all in our minds.
A large percentage of foodborne disease outbreaks are spread by contaminated hands.
“Food poisoning isn’t the mayonnaise, it's the bacteria growing on the mayonnaise that isn’t distributed across the whole food.”
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina have designated Spartanburg Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center.
Facilties designated as Blue Distinction Centers demonstrate better quality and improved outcomes for patients compared with their peers.
Charles Stroup, MD, retires after 39 years
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
TRANSFORM SC is part of a national effort to better understand the factors that impact child health.
Put down the cigarette and take a deep breath of fresh air.
Diabetes is one condition where we constantly hear wrong information. Let’s help set the record straight.
The Teal Pumpkin Project now helps keep children with food allergies safe.
Serves: 5; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook time: 45 minutes.
Physician receives Harry Hynes Award from National Institute for Health.
Patients will remain in-network with uninterrupted care.
STACK programing works on overall athleticism with Olympic-grade training.
There are some things in your control and some things that are out of your hands entirely.
Falls are a serious issue that can cause moderate to severe injuries, including hip fractures, lacerations, and head traumas.
SRHS is proud to be a partner in the HealthyCommunity50 Program.
As children get older, it is important to remember that protection from some vaccines begins to wear off.
“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.”
Union welcomes new pediatrician.
What you don’t know about your food CAN hurt you.
While the summer temperatures are still hot, athletes start preparing for their fall sports.
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...
Making the right decisions for your parents is difficult, and determining what is best for ailing parents can be even more trying.
MGC—OB/GYN—Union helps moms while growing their family.
Pelham Medical Center receives Blue Distinction Center designation for quality in spine surgery.
Gibbs Cancer Center - Gaffney adds infusion services to care options.
You can help find cancer cures by participating in clinical trials.
That dark brown mole on your back may be more than just a mole.
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.
New Weight Loss Services Offered at Pelham Medical Center
“When an unexpected, non-emergent health need comes up, our immediate care center models are...
Not getting enough sleep is ruining your day and health.
The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and leaves on the trees have turned green.
Distinguishing 'shin splints' and stress fractures can be difficult and should be done by a physician familiar with these complaints.