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HEALTH FOCUS: Greenville Health System honors a trailblazer

By Dr. Scott Porter Fifty-five years ago, Dr. Levi S. Kirkland Sr. came to Greenville to practice as our county’s [...]

HEALTH FOCUS: Managing chronic conditions with good mental health presented by Greenville Health System

By Leon Buffaloe, M.D. Greenville Health System recently hosted its 10th annual Minority Health Summit while focusing on two important [...]

HEALTH FOCUS: Time for Action! Presented by Greenville Health System

By: Melinda Gillispie, RN, BSN, MSN Too often we feel that the African American community and our state are lagging behind. [...]

HEALTH FOCUS: Get in Shape This Spring presented by Roper St. Francis

The days are getting longer, and warmer, and you’re probably getting a touch of spring fever. You’re eager to get [...]

HEALTH FOCUS: Orbera – Balloons for Weight Loss presented by Roper St. Francis

According to the latest National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, more than two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese—a troubling [...]

HEALTH FOCUS: Who Gets Kidney Stones? You Might Be Surprised… presented by Roper St. Francis

Middle-aged white men get kidney stones, right? Well, yes, but increasingly, the often excruciatingly painful condition is becoming much more [...]

HEALTH FOCUS: Women – Take Heart! presented by Roper St. Francis

We all know that women have plenty of heart. We’re the big-hearted givers of hugs and high fives, the caretakers, [...]

HEALTH FOCUS: Body Talk presented by Roper St. Francis

Ever wonder what’s behind that number on your scale? New full-body scanning technology helps you get the whole picture. In color, [...]

The City of Columbia to Host Community Meeting Regarding New Zoning Ordinance

WHAT: The City of Columbia is rewriting its Zoning and Land Development Ordinance. The process began in 2014 when the [...]

South Carolina Black History: 1963 – Desegregation of SC’s Institutes of Higher Learning

In 1954, the Supreme Court took a momentous step: In Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kans. the court [...]