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Neuro ICU nurse describes her work.
Have you ever heard the phrase “eat a rainbow a day?”
This month, join us for National Healthcare Decisions Day, learn how to fight back against prediabetes and stay active and independent for life
Easy ways to change up your diet for a happier, healthier heart
REBOA raises the bar in trauma care
Employees giving back to Spartanburg Regional in 2017
It takes a strong team to contribute to the healthcare needs of a community.
Spartanburg Regional Foundation awards annual grants.
September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness month and Dr. Schwab says knowing the symptoms is important
Spartanburg Regional Foundation Awards Annual Grants
James D. McDermott, MD, is Spartanburg Regional’s newest sports medicine doctor
An automated external defibrillator, or AED, can save the life of a person suffering a heart attack.
Beating cancer means Dick Sargent can focus on helping others.
Nancy Welch encourages other during her cancer journey
TRANSFORM SC is part of a national effort to better understand the factors that impact child health.
Organ donors remembered during Donate Life Month
Put down the cigarette and take a deep breath of fresh air.
“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.”
Trauma expert offers advice for children, teens
What you don’t know could be hurting your game.
SANE nurses care for cases of assault, violence.
What can a whole-food, plant-based diet can do for your health and your waistline?
While lung cancer may take decades to develop, symptoms do not usually become obvious until the cancer is in its late stages.
The warmth gives us the opportunity to still enjoy the outdoors, but be aware of the risks of heat stroke and dehydration.
Surgery technique helps women after mastectomy
Breast cancer survivor shares her story to encourage others
Spartanburg Medical Center earns national baby accreditation.
Plant-based nutrition can help with cancer patients in recovery or still receiving therapy.
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.
Stephen Kana, MD, brings 30 years of experience to new location
Providing medical care to the workforce takes a special kind of expertise that looks at the problem from all angles.
A cancer diagnosis set Skipper Brawley on a path to new friendships and opportunities to serve others.
New technology helps get patients back to driving
Diabetes is one condition where we constantly hear wrong information. Let’s help set the record straight.
Vince Krydynski tries to bring humor, happiness to Gibbs patients as he volunteers
A diet rich in diverse fruits and vegetables will give your child a boost in school
The cardiac rehab program helps heart patients recover from an illness and maintain good health.
Stay hydrated to avoid heat exhaustion, heat stroke.
SRHS nurse lives with a new heart.
Tondre Buck, MD, was inspired to study medicine by his older brother, who is also a physician.
Physician receives Harry Hynes Award from National Institute for Health.
NICU Fund provides training for special massage therapy
SRHS experts comment on new federal dietary guidelines
A snowstorm in the Upstate can be exciting. But snow days can also bring danger.
It's important to know the types of ailments that can be treated in an Immediate Care facility.
De-stressing to stay safe
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 Nurses Recognized with Palmetto Gold Award
An innovative program supported by Spartanburg Regional Foundation gives employees another shot at their education
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.
Recent research suggests that early specialization of one sport put the athlete at an increased risk of injury.
Hospice volunteer donates time and bird feeders to hospice home
Bill Fitch wanted to give back to the Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home back to show his gratitude.
Working out was nothing new to John Howcroft, but taking on a workout regimen following major heart surgery was a different matter.
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.
One of the most important, according to Dr. Bailey, is DTAP – the Diptheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccine.
A Closer Look at MyChart
Allergist Robin Go, MD, shares the common allergies he sees
While you are planning your resolutions, make plans to keep yourself and your family warm and safe.
Different perspectives, one goal: breast cancer prevention
93-year-old man and wife are active as SRHS volunteers
How much is too much? Follow these 10 steps to keep portion size under control.
Annual Hangar B event raises money, awareness for heart disease.
MGC—OB/GYN—Union helps moms while growing their family.
Meal: Lunch; Serves: 4; Prep: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 10 minutes.
Grant supports new chapel
Young Investigators Camp excites students about science careers
In an effort to help improve health in the Upstate, SRHS created a culture of promoting healthy, yet affordable food.
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.”
Spartanburg Regional honors veterans.
Healthgrades names hospital among top 10 percent in the nation.
Respiratory therapists play a significant role in patient care.
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System names physician, leader and associate of the year.
Answers to common questions to ease fears of parents and children about shots
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute in Spotlight as National SpaceOAR Education & Resource Center
Total knee replacement surgery is the most common inpatient surgery for middle age and older Americans.
Proceeds from this year’s event will go toward the purchase and donation of additional AEDs for community organizations.
Wings of Hope butterfly release gives gift of hope
Gaffney’s first urgent care facility opens Monday, June 5.
Consider this approach to your holiday meals.
Baby Lorelai received NICU care when she stopped breathing after birth
South Carolina ranks high in number of prostate cancer diagnoses, deaths
Is juicing healthy?
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Recognizes Leader and Associate of the Year
Cheesecake is a weakness for many people – this recipe might cause a little less guilt.
Falls are a serious issue that can cause moderate to severe injuries, including hip fractures, lacerations, and head traumas.
Serves: 9; Portion Size: 1 cupcake.
New family medicine physician joins MGC — Converse Heights.
Eye organ donation gives SRHS associate new sight..
SRHS wants you to stay safe in the high temps.
Swimmer’s ear can be mild or serious, depending on the symptoms.
New SpaceOAR System provides more protection during radiation
Meal: Lunch; Serves: 8; Portion Size: 1/2 cup; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook Time: 15 minutes.
Trauma Services Department works to teach people how to stop the bleed
Spencer Eison used lessons he learned in a Spartanburg Regional-sponsored class to save a classmate's life.
The goal of the public art is to celebrate creativity, enhance urban identity, encourage public-private partnerships, and drive economic development.
With CyberKnife, radiation therapy for prostate cancer is completed in just five sessions.
Answered by Jack Cleland, MD, Medical Group of the Carolinas - Pediatrics - North Grove
New physician joins Union community
The presence of chaplains in the hospital plays a vital role.
Special event honors hospice clinicians.
Serves: 20; Portion size, 1 ounce; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook time: 1 hour.
Facilties designated as Blue Distinction Centers demonstrate better quality and improved outcomes for patients compared with their peers.
Every Christmas, families celebrate the lives of loved ones lost. The Spartanburg Regional Foundation and the Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home give people a un
EID Public Outreach Program is an effort to save more lives by building on the relationships between hospitals in the state.
“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.
The mascot, along with his name, was unveiled as part of SRHS’s 2017 Hospital Week celebration.
As a caregiver, do you experience feelings of inadequacy?
But you probably have a lot of questions: Which vaccines do they need? When do they need certain vaccines?
To get back to the sport, symptoms have to resolve completely.
He was part of Spartanburg’s burgeoning rock scene years ago, now performs at hospice home
While nurses and doctors keep patients healthy, IT keeps patient information safe
Your old vehicle can help someone in the community through the Spartanburg Regional Foundation.
Consultation on diagnoses matter to patients.
Spartanburg Regional is proud to join the community in Seeing Spartanburg.
SRHS recognized with prestigious American Heart Association award.
'This cancer center will serve generations to come,' said David Church, DHA.
While surgery can help people improve their mobility, the recovery is not easy.
Spartanburg Regional takes part in CDC effort.
Meal: Dessert; Serves: 6; Portion Size: Half a peach, 1 tablespoon chocolate sauce, 2 teaspoons of toasted almonds; Prep...
Health-related grants help improve wellness in the Upstate
Technology at Spartanburg Medical Center monitors in real time.
Families in need apply with their local Salvation Army for help with toys and food for Christmas.
John Cash has raised more than $60,000 and biked more than 80 miles for cancer
“The ability to stock unique meds for unique disease states simply allows us to help our neighbors”
Spartanburg Regional Foundation will provide $646,000 in health-related grants in 2017, as part of its continuing efforts to improve the health and wellness
Pelham Medical Center tops in Best Places to Work in Healthcare.
8 facts you should know about organ donation
Reunion gathers families with a shared bond.
Spartanburg Medical Center joins with HALTER for pediatric rehabilitation.
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.
Meal: Supper; Serves: 4; Portion Size: 3 ounces.
Former hospital president changed health care in Upstate
Spartanburg Regional’s new Critical Care Pavilion opens
SRHS is proud to be a partner in the HealthyCommunity50 Program.
You may have a loved one who suffered from a transient ischemic attack (TIA). This is commonly called a “mini-stroke.”
Ways to stay healthy while others are sick
With flu upon us, staying healthy is key to keeping those holiday plans.
SRHS Family Memorial Tree Ceremony Honors Past Employees, Volunteers, Board Members
Spartanburg County leading its peers in improving community health
Had an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and medical professionals not been close by, Roach may not be alive today.
What are nurse practitioners, and how do they improve patient care?
Lady Slipper Garden Club works on new garden of nearly 200 new plants
Adding spices to your meals may have health benefits
Find your symptoms, find your care
Street renamed for Charles Boone
Annual Spartanburg Regional Foundation event pairs fun with charity
Through Hangar B, the Spartanburg Regional Foundation is helping provide schools, churches and nonprofits.
Immunizing your older child
Medical Group of the Carolinas birth expert makes a difference as part of midwives organization.
Learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator.
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
Good health isn’t just taking medication. It’s also not just about having a strong, healthy body.
Carlton Schwab, MD, was a college student eating in a restaurant when he witnessed a man having a stroke.
The Teal Pumpkin Project now helps keep children with food allergies safe.
Pelham Medical Center (PMC) is now the only primary stroke center in Greer.
Project SEARCH spreads throughout South Carolina.
Here's what you should know about organ donation.
Learn how to help your baby at the Nurse Family Partnership Maternity Fair
What you need to know about making healthcare decisions
Annual luncheon, held on April 26, honors Spartanburg Regional Hospice
Recipe demonstration promotes heart health
With flu season in full swing, here’s what you need to know:
Some traditional holiday foods can be healthy and are considered “superfoods.”
Trying to eat healthier doesn’t have to mean missing out on your holiday favorites.
When someone’s health is in decline, family gatherings become that much more important
Family donates beloved car to support health care
Changes at hospice home emphasize connection to nature
Betty Warlick, RN, is an advocate for nurses and the whole heathcare system
Susan G. Komen Foundation awards Bearden-Josey Center with grant
SRHS employees give generously for 25 years and counting.
Advanced directives conversations often seem “too soon” until it’s too late
Student athletes take advantage of training camp
For more than 20 years, the two have partnered to provide comfort and support to families during the Easter holiday.
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute – Pelham expands CyberKnife services to treat non-cancerous conditions.
Mental health is just as important to a person’s overall health as his or her physical condition.
“Most people do not realize they need it until it’s too late.”
9-year-old shows that giving is better than getting.
Hospital pediatric rehabilitation experts partner with equine therapy program HALTER.
Waiting for the results of her biopsy was agonizing.
STACK programing works on overall athleticism with Olympic-grade training.
“I remember thinking, I’m only 35. How in the world did this happen?” Rosanne said.
Grant aids those living with Parkinson’s disease.
Here are 7 tips to keep you on track while you’re on the trail.
Event held September 27
Annual event supports heart patients in the Upstate
How stress can contribute to heart disease
Safe Kids Spartanburg works to prevent unintentional childhood injury
Some of our neighbors are forced to choose between food, utilities or medical care.
Pediatric rehabilitation experts pick therapeutic toys for annual Christmas party
Twins thriving following 102-day stay in NICU
Woman shares gratitude for mammography program that saved her life
Hospice holds Christopher's Camp to help children and teens with bereavement
A cancer vaccine for pre-teens and teens.
Cool off with this tangy blend of cheese, tomatoes and peaches
11 sun safety tips to remember at the beach.
Angels Charge Ministry receives Foundation grant
No one likes to think about the possibility of an unforeseen trauma or life-threatening illness. But it can happen.
Looking for a heart healthy but romantic dish? We've got you covered.
For 60 years, Harrison Chapman dedicated her life to the Spartanburg community.
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
As mothers, we know guilt. If guilt was a college degree, we’d have earned a PhD by our child’s first birthday.
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
Guardian Research Network collaborates with GRAIL in massive effort to revolutionize detection.
Pelham Medical Center and Union Medical Center were recognized by the South Carolina Hospital Association’s (SCHA) Working Well.
Lung cancer kills 19 people every hour and causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined – colon, breast and prostate.
Immediate Care Center vs. Emergency Rooms
While the summer temperatures are still hot, athletes start preparing for their fall sports.
'We wanted to bring this high quality care to our local patients,' said Gibbs Cancer Center physicist, Jacob Gersh, PhD.
Consortium to quickly match cancer patients to trials offering the greatest potential for a cure.
Meal: Lunch or Supper; Serves: 6; Portion Size: 1 cup; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook Time: 20 minutes.
Founding members of the Foundation honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Oncologist shares about his specialty and more
New physician joins Immediate Care Center—Gaffney
Doctor’s RN mother inspired son’s career as doctor
Smithworks Fine Jewelry to hold raffle on September 18
Amanda Kinney, DO, joins childhood practice
Mobile mammography comes to you
A new 3D mammography could be a game-changer for identifying early breast cancer.
Renee Dean, Joseph Maurice Hood, Lauren Rauscher and Karen Smith were selected among the top 100
Easter Meals help families gather together during a difficult time
Cancer educator answers questions for patients, family, community
Learn some common – and some unique – cardiac exercises
Strength and Conditioning experts to attend fourth annual event
Don’t join the one in four with this disease
Families remember loved ones who have passed away at hospice event
For some, traditions can be a reminder of loss and hosting visitors from out of town might be stressful.
Gibbs' international reputation for research is now beginning to attract the best and brightest researchers to the area.
Survivors encouraged women for early screenings, to live life to the fullest
Annual Uplifting Event Promotes Breast Cancer Screening
In 2016, the Foundation distributed $695,000 in grants.
AccessHealth connects patients to care
After being diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2015, Julia Lyons wanted to give back to Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute
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
Spartanburg Regional expands Corporate Health services for employers
Project SEARCH partners with Upstate businesses to create more internships
Many experts contribute to recovery after heart surgery
“…we love on them so much.”
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.
To help ease the stress of having a baby in the NICU, we installed 40 cameras 2017 to connect families with their hospitalized babies.
Ways to protect your skin this summer.
HPV-related head and neck cancer is on the rise, and some experts are predicting an epidemic in the next decade.
One of the greatest gifts any person has to give is time.
SRHS, Sharing Hope SC honors organ donors with memorial tree ceremony
Identifying osteoporosis early could be a life-saver.
When words aren’t enough, you can thank a doctor on National Doctors’ Day by making a donation that will help future patients.
Many of us take for granted the role our kidneys play in our bodies.
Hospitals all over the world are working diligently to achieve a high level of care and give mothers the very best start.
Crowley knows only too well that not all heart disease is determined by what you eat or how often you exercise.
Expert advice from the head of Pelham Medical Center’s primary stroke center.
Know when to call 9-1-1 for a heart attack and don't wait too late.
Patients will remain in-network with uninterrupted care.
Employee retires after 57 years with Spartanburg Regional.
Susan G. Komen Foundation awards Bearden-Josey Center with grant.
Serves: 4; Portion size: 1/2 cup; Prep: 20 minutes.
Hospital and library partner bringing archives online.
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.”
Follow these 7 steps to help prevent the lice spreading to your child’s head.
Heavy backpacks can cause pain to a child’s back, neck and shoulders, and it also can contribute to headaches.
Heart attack patient seen through hard times by AccessHealth.
Cyclist dedicates annual rides to battling disease.
Pelham Medical Center recognized by Most Wired
Making the right decisions for your parents is difficult, and determining what is best for ailing parents can be even more trying.
Answered by Erin Bailey, MD, Medical Group of the Carolinas - Pediatrics - North Grove
New Weight Loss Services Offered at Pelham Medical Center
Watch as the Woodruff Law Dawgs complete their 18-mile trek and are greeted by a...
Here are some tips to stay de-stressed to help your heart - and your mood.
Octavia Amaechi, MD, shares why she became a doctor as part of Women in Medicine Month
Prepare your family and home with these tips from Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
This month, learn how to be live the life you deserve and how to navigate your local grocery store
What health information should your child know?
This month, learn more about a year-long program to prevent Type 2 diabetes
Doctor shares tips for reducing the sun’s damage
New space allows for visitors, associates to meet and eat outside
Bang Giep, MD, joins Spartanburg Regional
Dr. Pathan’s passion for corporate health keeps employees working
This month, schedule your free skin cancer screening, prepare for a new baby and get ready for a new you at our surgical weight loss information seminars.
A diagnosis can be devastating and sometimes treatments can leave you looking or feeling different.
The new Medicare cards include a unique Medicare number that is more secure to protect the patient’s identity.
The best ones are free
This month, join us and kick off summer with Pelham Medical Center, celebrate survivorship, and prepare for your new bundle of joy.
Many of the injuries we see are the same, and as always, the best treatment is prevention.
Organization teaches children how to be safe
SRHS Family Memorial Tree remembers those who have passed away
Doug Dills, Cathy Thomas recognized
Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s May events. This month, join us for Healing at Hatcher, learn how to prepare for your new bundle of joy
Sometimes clinicians are faced with another life-saving choice – organ donation
Spartanburg Regional offers turkey burger for annual Cribbs contest
Spartanburg Regional named 2018 Workplace of the Year
Sports medicine physician published in British medical journal
Sports medicine coach describes the workouts behind Upward Stars’ volleyball success
Spring Break isn’t for resting at the Sports Medicine Institute
As chairman of the Spartanburg Regional Foundation Heart Division board, Dr. Fulmer works to help heart patients
Five reasons to attend a support group
IT uses technology and electronic records to transform care
Three nurses across the healthcare system were recognized by patients and coworkers with the DAISY Nurses.
Collection of cancer tissue samples could lead to breakthrough
Hospitalists work as ‘primary care physicians’ for patients in hospital
More than 100,000 people in South Carolina have diabetes but don’t even know it
On Nov. 5 we
The amount of sugar and fat found most bags of Halloween candy can be downright scary.
This seafood entree packs a lot of flavor
Falls leading cause of injury for older adults
This not-so-Southern dish makes sure unripe produce won't go to waste
There’s nothing to fear if you keep your eyes covered
Home Health nurses help patient after tractor accident.
“We Honor Veterans” is a collaborative effort of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Experts say: Leave the fireworks to the professionals this July Fourth
This delicious salad blends several sharp flavors – blueberries, pickled red onions and jalapeños, and the richness of a lemon raspberry vinaigrette.
Violence changes a child’s decision-making abilities.
Spartanburg Regional takes part in Hospitals Against Violence Day.
Regular exercise helps ensure that life is just getting started at 65.
One in 13 children has a food allergy.
If you’re expecting to see creamy Italian rice in this dish, you’ll be surprised.
“Spring is by far worse than fall for people with allergies,” said allergist Robin Go, MD.
Flavor collides with color in a fruit salad that packs in a lot of superfood nutrition
Women should get bone density screenings every two years
We’ve all heard the buzz around kale in the last few years, but don’t forget all the other great options out there.
The amazing thing is that not only do pets help us to love; they also help us to stay healthy and to heal.
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.
It’s a Girl! First New Year’s Baby at Spartanburg Medical Center Born at 2:36 a.m.
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina have designated Spartanburg Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center.
Charles Stroup, MD, retires after 39 years
Serves: 8; Portion size: 3/4 cup; Prep: 10 minutes; Cook time: 20 minutes.
Serves: 5; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook time: 45 minutes.
Spartanburg is one of five communities across the United States to take part in the Way to Wellville.
Mammography is the key to detecting breast cancer at its earliest stages when it is most treatable.
On October 17, Spartanburg Regional Foundation will host An Uplifting Event luncheon to a sold out crowd.
While ovarian cancer is known as a “silent cancer,” women should watch for these six warning signs.
Your life is not one-size-fits-all, so why should your workout be?
Serves: 4; Portion Size: 8 ounces; Prep: 20 mins; Cook Time: 30 minutes
“This partnership will help better prepare and train athletes through CFC,” said Gary Hazelwood, M.Ed.
The word Zika has been popping up in the news over the last few weeks.
Union welcomes new pediatrician.
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.
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Know whose advice to take for your sunburned skin?
SRHS dietician teaches how to grocery shop with a critical eye
Study undertaken at Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute.
Pelham Medical Center receives Blue Distinction Center designation for quality in spine surgery.
Heart disease survivor tells women to listen to their bodies.
Talk to your doctor today to find out when you can activate your MyChart account.
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.
Teen Ginger Dailey donates to Gibbs for third year in a row.
“When an unexpected, non-emergent health need comes up, our immediate care center models are...
SMC uses UV light to obliterate dangerous germs.
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.
Meal: Lunch, Serves: 6, Prep: 12 minutes, Cook Time: 7 minutes.
Serves: 8; Portion Size: 1-1/2 cup; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook Time: 50 minutes.
'We needed to go beyond the walls of the hospital,' said Dr. Fulmer.
Meal: Supper; Serves: 4.