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An automated external defibrillator, or AED, can save the life of a person suffering a heart attack.
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.
Survivors encouraged women for early screenings, to live life to the fullest
Surgery technique helps women after mastectomy
Spartanburg Medical Center earns national baby accreditation.
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.
Many experts contribute to recovery after heart surgery
Immunizing your older child
Experts say: Leave the fireworks to the professionals this July Fourth
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.
Founding members of the Foundation honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Falls leading cause of injury for older adults
Hospitals all over the world are working diligently to achieve a high level of care and give mothers the very best start.
Physician receives Harry Hynes Award from National Institute for Health.
STACK programing works on overall athleticism with Olympic-grade training.
Breast cancer survivor shares her story to encourage others
SRHS experts comment on new federal dietary guidelines
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.
A snowstorm in the Upstate can be exciting. But snow days can also bring danger.
As children get older, it is important to remember that protection from some vaccines begins to wear off.
SRHS Nurses Recognized with Palmetto Gold Award
Statistics show that December, January and February are the leading months for home fires and carbon monoxide poisoning in the United States.
Know when to call 9-1-1 for a heart attack and don't wait too late.
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.
The healthcare system requests this as a precaution against the spread of influenza, and for everyone’s health and safety.
While you are planning your resolutions, make plans to keep yourself and your family warm and safe.
Serves: 5; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook time: 45 minutes.
MGC—OB/GYN—Union helps moms while growing their family.
Young Investigators Camp excites students about science careers
6 things you can do to stay safe and prepare for an emergency.
Expert advice from the head of Pelham Medical Center’s primary stroke center.
Guardian Research Network collaborates with GRAIL in massive effort to revolutionize detection.
Spartanburg Regional honors veterans.
There are some things in your control and some things that are out of your hands entirely.
Respiratory therapists play a significant role in patient care.
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System names physician, leader and associate of the year.
After being diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2015, Julia Lyons wanted to give back to Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute
One in 13 children has a food allergy.
South Carolina ranks high in number of prostate cancer diagnoses, deaths
“…we love on them so much.”
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Recognizes Leader and Associate of the Year
9-year-old shows that giving is better than getting.
Falls are a serious issue that can cause moderate to severe injuries, including hip fractures, lacerations, and head traumas.
The word Zika has been popping up in the news over the last few weeks.
Serves: 9; Portion Size: 1 cupcake.
Eye organ donation gives SRHS associate new sight..
On October 17, Spartanburg Regional Foundation will host An Uplifting Event luncheon to a sold out crowd.
Neuro ICU nurse describes her work.
Meal: Lunch; Serves: 8; Portion Size: 1/2 cup; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook Time: 15 minutes.
Meal: Lunch, Serves: 6, Prep: 12 minutes, Cook Time: 7 minutes.
With the help of Spartanburg Regional and MedicareCompareUSA, you can compare local and national Medicare plans
Plastic surgeon brings unique skill of microsurgery
Pelham Medical Center wins national award.
With CyberKnife, radiation therapy for prostate cancer is completed in just five sessions.
SRHS is proud to be a partner in the HealthyCommunity50 Program.
Answered by Erin Bailey, MD, Medical Group of the Carolinas - Pediatrics - North Grove
For more than 20 years, the two have partnered to provide comfort and support to families during the Easter holiday.
Serves: 20; Portion size, 1 ounce; Prep: 20 minutes; Cook time: 1 hour.
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.
Waiting for the results of her biopsy was agonizing.
Spartanburg Regional partners with Aetna to offer Medicare plans
“This partnership will help better prepare and train athletes through CFC,” said Gary Hazelwood, M.Ed.
“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
Stress is bad for your waistline, but it also weights heavy on your heart and is chipping away at your health.
“With every patient interaction, we strive to be the best hospital,” said Phil Feisal, president of Spartanburg Medical Center.
Check out what we have scheduled this month
It’s a Girl! First New Year’s Baby at Spartanburg Medical Center Born at 2:36 a.m.
Families in need apply with their local Salvation Army for help with toys and food for Christmas.
Pelham Medical Center recognized by Most Wired
Have you ever heard the phrase “eat a rainbow a day?”
Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s November events.
Prepare your family and home with these tips from Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Consortium to quickly match cancer patients to trials offering the greatest potential for a cure.
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.
Union welcomes new pediatrician.
Annual Uplifting Event Promotes Breast Cancer Screening
Had an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and medical professionals not been close by, Roach may not be alive today.
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
While lung cancer may take decades to develop, symptoms do not usually become obvious until the cancer is in its late stages.
Spartanburg Regional Foundation Awards Annual Grants
You may have a loved one who suffered from a transient ischemic attack (TIA). This is commonly called a “mini-stroke.”
For some, traditions can be a reminder of loss and hosting visitors from out of town might be stressful.
More than 100,000 people in South Carolina have diabetes but don’t even know it
Violence changes a child’s decision-making abilities.
Spartanburg Regional Foundation awards annual grants.
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
Carlton Schwab, MD, was a college student eating in a restaurant when he witnessed a man having a stroke.
Mammography is the key to detecting breast cancer at its earliest stages when it is most treatable.
Stephen Kana, MD, brings 30 years of experience to new location
Gibbs' international reputation for research is now beginning to attract the best and brightest researchers to the area.
Different perspectives, one goal: breast cancer prevention
Bearden-Josey women's cycling team inspires and encourages women
Stay hydrated to avoid heat exhaustion, heat stroke.
SRHS Family Memorial Tree Ceremony Honors Past Employees, Volunteers, Board Members
Providing medical care to the workforce takes a special kind of expertise that looks at the problem from all angles.
Cancer physician departs for mountaineering excursion.
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.
Lung cancer kills 19 people every hour and causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined – colon, breast and prostate.
Annual Hangar B event raises money, awareness for heart disease.
Susan G. Komen Foundation awards Bearden-Josey Center with grant.
SRHS wants you to stay safe in the high temps.
Gibbs Cancer Center - Gaffney adds infusion services to care options.
Pelham Medical Center (PMC) is now the only primary stroke center in Greer.
Some of our neighbors are forced to choose between food, utilities or medical care.
Some traditional holiday foods can be healthy and are considered “superfoods.”
Know the symptoms and don't "work through the pain"
Street renamed for Charles Boone
Hospitalists work as ‘primary care physicians’ for patients in hospital
NICU Fund provides training for special massage therapy
Annual Spartanburg Regional Foundation event pairs fun with charity
Spartanburg Regional expands Corporate Health services for employers
Susan G. Komen Foundation awards Bearden-Josey Center with grant
As internal medicine physicians, sometimes known as internists, we are “gatekeepers.”
Beating cancer means Dick Sargent can focus on helping others.
Identifying osteoporosis early could be a life-saver.
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute – Pelham expands CyberKnife services to treat non-cancerous conditions.
It takes a strong team to contribute to the healthcare needs of a community.
What are nurse practitioners, and how do they improve patient care?
Put down the cigarette and take a deep breath of fresh air.
Hospital and library partner bringing archives online.
SRHS recognized with prestigious American Heart Association award.
Immediate Care Center vs. Emergency Rooms
Spartanburg Medical Center joins with HALTER for pediatric rehabilitation.
Here are 7 tips to keep you on track while you’re on the trail.
New SpaceOAR System provides more protection during radiation
'We needed to go beyond the walls of the hospital,' said Dr. Fulmer.
Even if you don't think you are pushing yourself too hard with your new work out, accidents can happen.
Don’t join the one and four with this disease
Safe Kids Spartanburg works to prevent unintentional childhood injury
IT uses technology and electronic records to transform care
Families remember loved ones who have passed away at hospice event
Pediatric rehabilitation experts pick therapeutic toys for annual Christmas party
Twins thriving following 102-day stay in NICU
Through Hangar B, the Spartanburg Regional Foundation is helping provide schools, churches and nonprofits.
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
Smoothies are a healthy way to beat the heat.
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.
Spartanburg Regional takes part in Hospitals Against Violence Day.
SRHS employees give generously for 25 years and counting.
Regular exercise helps ensure that life is just getting started at 65.
Ways to protect your skin this summer.
One of the greatest gifts any person has to give is time.
As a result of this growth, the community’s need for diverse medical services is expanding at a rapid pace.
A cancer diagnosis set Skipper Brawley on a path to new friendships and opportunities to serve others.
SRHS nurse lives with a new heart.
Student athletes take advantage of training camp
Mental health is just as important to a person’s overall health as his or her physical condition.
“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.”
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.
What can a whole-food, plant-based diet can do for your health and your waistline?
“Most people do not realize they need it until it’s too late.”
Consultation on diagnoses matter to patients.
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
The amazing thing is that not only do pets help us to love; they also help us to stay healthy and to heal.
How much is too much? Follow these 10 steps to keep portion size under control.
As mothers, we know guilt. If guilt was a college degree, we’d have earned a PhD by our child’s first birthday.
Good health isn’t just taking medication. It’s also not just about having a strong, healthy body.
TRANSFORM SC is part of a national effort to better understand the factors that impact child health.
Women are 10 times more likely to suffer from thyroid disorders than males.
Healthgrades names hospital among top 10 percent in the nation.
Reunion gathers families with a shared bond.
Patients will remain in-network with uninterrupted care.
It’s tough to see a loved one dealing with cancer. Being a caregiver for a loved one also is challenging.
As a caregiver, do you experience feelings of inadequacy?
Cyclist dedicates annual rides to battling disease.
SRHS dietician teaches how to grocery shop with a critical eye
Making the right decisions for your parents is difficult, and determining what is best for ailing parents can be even more trying.
Heart disease survivor tells women to listen to their bodies.
'We wanted to bring this high quality care to our local patients,' said Gibbs Cancer Center physicist, Jacob Gersh, PhD.
SMC uses UV light to obliterate dangerous germs.
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Five reasons to attend a support group
The American Heart Association redefined high blood pressure and patients have had many questions.
Health-related grants help improve wellness in the Upstate
With flu upon us, staying healthy is key to keeping those holiday plans.
Instead of revamping your holiday foods into new meals, consider some alternatives
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
Several veterans work in the medical profession — from doctors to information technology — throughout Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
New technology helps get patients back to driving
This seafood entree packs a lot of flavor
Woman shares gratitude for mammography program that saved her life
Changes at hospice home emphasize connection to nature
While surgery can help people improve their mobility, the recovery is not easy.
Sports Medicine Institute athlete Aidyn Wiggins wins gold at AAU Junior Olympics
A diet rich in diverse fruits and vegetables will give your child a boost in school
Is juicing healthy?
New family medicine physician joins MGC — Converse Heights.
Learn how this not-so-innocent fruit can ruin your summer.
Your old vehicle can help someone in the community through the Spartanburg Regional Foundation.
This delicious salad blends several sharp flavors – blueberries, pickled red onions and jalapeños, and the richness of a lemon raspberry vinaigrette.
Gaffney’s first urgent care facility opens Monday, June 5.
Project SEARCH partners with Upstate businesses to create more internships
In an effort to help improve health in the Upstate, SRHS created a culture of promoting healthy, yet affordable food.
Nurses at Spartanburg Medical Center are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.
To help ease the stress of having a baby in the NICU, we installed 40 cameras 2017 to connect families with their hospitalized babies.
Nancy Welch encourages other during her cancer journey
Advanced directives conversations often seem “too soon” until it’s too late
“Spring is by far worse than fall for people with allergies,” said allergist Robin Go, MD.
Spartanburg County leading its peers in improving community health
An innovative program supported by Spartanburg Regional Foundation gives employees another shot at their education
When words aren’t enough, you can thank a doctor on National Doctors’ Day by making a donation that will help future patients.
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.
Looking for a heart healthy but romantic dish? We've got you covered.
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 takes part in CDC effort.
Plant-based nutrition can help with cancer patients in recovery or still receiving therapy.
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
Hospital pediatric rehabilitation experts partner with equine therapy program HALTER.
“Food poisoning isn’t the mayonnaise, it's the bacteria growing on the mayonnaise that isn’t distributed across the whole food.”
Spencer Eison used lessons he learned in a Spartanburg Regional-sponsored class to save a classmate's life.
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.
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.
You’re starting to regret that third helping of green bean casserole, turkey and sweet potato pie you had on Thanksgiving.
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.
They call it a silent cancer, but clinicians and survivors raise their voices to educate others about the disease.
Tondre Buck, MD, was inspired to study medicine by his older brother, who is also a physician.
Diabetes is one condition where we constantly hear wrong information. Let’s help set the record straight.
Employee retires after 57 years with Spartanburg Regional.
“I remember thinking, I’m only 35. How in the world did this happen?” Rosanne said.
Your life is not one-size-fits-all, so why should your workout be?
Grant aids those living with Parkinson’s disease.
As children head back to school, the likelihood for them to get sick is apt to rise.
Bullying is increasingly recognized not just as a hurdle of childhood, but as a public health issue.
Is this heartburn or something more?
Study undertaken at Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute.
Pelham Medical Center receives Blue Distinction Center designation for quality in spine surgery.
You can help find cancer cures by participating in clinical trials.
A concussion is a type of head injury that affects the way your brain functions.
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.
That dark brown mole on your back may be more than just a mole.
Spartanburg Medical Center receives Blue Distinction Center designation for quality in knee replacement.
Project SEARCH spreads throughout South Carolina.
'This cancer center will serve generations to come,' said David Church, DHA.
Not getting enough sleep is ruining your day and health.
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Distinguishing 'shin splints' and stress fractures can be difficult and should be done by a physician familiar with these complaints.
Meal: Breakfast, Serves: 4, Prep: 15 min.
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.
With flu season in full swing, here’s what you need to know:
Hospice volunteer donates time and bird feeders to hospice home
Collection of cancer tissue samples could lead to breakthrough
Family donates beloved car to support health care
On Nov. 5 we "fall back" and that extra hour can help those who are sleep deprived!
The amount of sugar and fat found most bags of Halloween candy can be downright scary.
Hospice holds Christopher's Camp to help children and teens with bereavement
In 2016, the Foundation distributed $695,000 in grants.
This not-so-Southern dish makes sure unripe produce won't go to waste
Total knee replacement surgery is the most common inpatient surgery for middle age and older Americans.
Betty Warlick, RN, is an advocate for nurses and the whole heathcare system
A cancer vaccine for pre-teens and teens.
Motorcycle enthusiasts will be riding in the Upstate on Aug. 26 to raise money for hospice
Technology at Spartanburg Medical Center monitors in real time.
Home Health nurses help patient after tractor accident.
Pelham Medical Center tops in Best Places to Work in Healthcare.
“We Honor Veterans” is a collaborative effort of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Spartanburg Medical Center’s June DAISY award recipient is Cindy Bryant, RN.
The presence of chaplains in the hospital plays a vital role.
Special event honors hospice clinicians.
The mascot, along with his name, was unveiled as part of SRHS’s 2017 Hospital Week celebration.
HPV-related head and neck cancer is on the rise, and some experts are predicting an epidemic in the next decade.
No one likes to think about the possibility of an unforeseen trauma or life-threatening illness. But it can happen.
SRHS, Sharing Hope SC honors organ donors with memorial tree ceremony
Join us monthly for a five-minute health talk and 25 minutes of walking.
8 facts you should know about organ donation
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.
Bill Fitch wanted to give back to the Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home back to show his gratitude.
Cheesecake is a weakness for many people – this recipe might cause a little less guilt.
The cardiac rehab program helps heart patients recover from an illness and maintain good health.
For 60 years, Harrison Chapman dedicated her life to the Spartanburg community.
Pelham Medical Center and Union Medical Center were recognized by the South Carolina Hospital Association’s (SCHA) Working Well.
Spartanburg is one of five communities across the United States to take part in the Way to Wellville.
Here are a few simple tips to keep your little ghouls safe on Halloween.
Spartanburg Regional is proud to join the community in Seeing Spartanburg.
While ovarian cancer is known as a “silent cancer,” women should watch for these six warning signs.
Recent research suggests that early specialization of one sport put the athlete at an increased risk of injury.
“Distraction is a big problem, both while driving and walking,” said Penny Shaw, Safe Kids Spartanburg coordinator.
Follow these 7 steps to help prevent the lice spreading to your child’s head.
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System completes move to Beaumont.
Heavy backpacks can cause pain to a child’s back, neck and shoulders, and it also can contribute to headaches.
What you don’t know about your food CAN hurt you.
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While the summer temperatures are still hot, athletes start preparing for their fall sports.
Know whose advice to take for your sunburned skin?
Fran Kunda, MD, isn’t one to seek attention, so being recognized as the South Carolina Academy...
Ovarian cancer survivor urges women to know their bodies.
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
Teen Ginger Dailey donates to Gibbs for third year in a row.
New Weight Loss Services Offered at Pelham Medical Center
“When an unexpected, non-emergent health need comes up, our immediate care center models are...
Here's what you should know about organ donation.