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  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:51:57 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:34:16 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
  • Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:22:38 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:53:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
  • FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

    FDA names drugmakers accused of blocking cheaper generics

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:30:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:53:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call “gaming...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2015, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) campus in Silver Spring, Md. U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call “gaming...
    U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.More >>
    U.S. drug regulators are publicizing information on brand-name drugmakers that use what government officials call "gaming tactics" to block cheaper copycat versions.More >>
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  • Could you spot the signs of a stroke?

    Could you spot the signs of a stroke?

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-05-09 13:37:27 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Would you how to spot the signs of a stroke?

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    Would you how to spot the signs of a stroke?

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  • Need a new job? LMC Extended Care is holding a career fair!

    Need a new job? LMC Extended Care is holding a career fair!

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-05-09 13:29:06 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    If you’re looking for a job in health care, Lexington Medical Center Extended Care is hosting a career fair on Saturday, May 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 815 Old Cherokee Road in Lexington. From nurses to dietitians and maintenance specialists, this skilled nursing facility is hiring!

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    If you’re looking for a job in health care, Lexington Medical Center Extended Care is hosting a career fair on Saturday, May 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 815 Old Cherokee Road in Lexington. From nurses to dietitians and maintenance specialists, this skilled nursing facility is hiring!

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  • Lace up for the LMC Governor's Cup!

    Lace up for the LMC Governor's Cup!

    Wednesday, May 9 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-05-09 13:26:39 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    Lace up your sneakers and register for the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup on May 18 and 19! The event includes a one-mile fun run, 5K and half marathon. Visit GovernorsCupSC.org for details and to sign up. We hope to see you at the Start Line!More >>
    Lace up your sneakers and register for the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup on May 18 and 19! The event includes a one-mile fun run, 5K and half marathon. Visit GovernorsCupSC.org for details and to sign up. We hope to see you at the Start Line!More >>
  • Sign up for the LMC Governor's Cup!

    Sign up for the LMC Governor's Cup!

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-04-04 15:50:38 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    Run the cup! Sign up today for the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup, one of the longest-running road races in the Southeast. There’s a one-mile kids run, 5K and half marathon on May 18 and 19. Visit GovernorsCupSC.comMore >>
    Run the cup! Sign up today for the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup, one of the longest-running road races in the Southeast. There’s a one-mile kids run, 5K and half marathon on May 18 and 19. Visit GovernorsCupSC.comMore >>
  • Learn the signs and symptoms of cervical cancer at LMC

    Learn the signs and symptoms of cervical cancer at LMC

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-04-04 15:43:02 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    Learn the signs and symptoms of cervical cancer at Lexington Medical Center’s FREE physician lecture on May 7. Dr. Andrea Garrick of Lexington Women’s Care will spread the word about this disease and answer your questions.More >>
    Learn the signs and symptoms of cervical cancer at Lexington Medical Center’s FREE physician lecture on May 7. Dr. Andrea Garrick of Lexington Women’s Care will spread the word about this disease and answer your questions.More >>
  • Ready for the LMC Heart and Sole Five Miler?

    Ready for the LMC Heart and Sole Five Miler?

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-04-04 15:41:34 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    Join us for the Lexington Medical Center Heart and Sole Women’s Five Miler on Saturday, April 21 in Columbia. We’re celebrating women and the power of a healthy lifestyle. Register today at HeartAndSoleRun.comMore >>
    Join us for the Lexington Medical Center Heart and Sole Women’s Five Miler on Saturday, April 21 in Columbia. We’re celebrating women and the power of a healthy lifestyle. Register today at HeartAndSoleRun.comMore >>
  • The numbers are in! McDaniels Auto raises over $500,000 for LMC!

    The numbers are in! McDaniels Auto raises over $500,000 for LMC!

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-04 15:36:07 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    The final number is in! The McDaniels Automotive Group Gala and Golf Classic raised an incredible $507,370 to expand 3-D mammography at Lexington Medical Center. These great results will enhance the health of our community.More >>
    The final number is in! The McDaniels Automotive Group Gala and Golf Classic raised an incredible $507,370 to expand 3-D mammography at Lexington Medical Center. These great results will enhance the health of our community.More >>
  • Join LMC for the McDaniels Automotive Group Gala

    Join LMC for the McDaniels Automotive Group Gala

    Monday, March 12 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-03-12 16:06:04 GMT
    (Source: LMC)(Source: LMC)
    (Source: LMC)(Source: LMC)
    Join the Lexington Medical Center Foundation on March 29 for the McDaniels Automotive Group Gala. This event will raise money to expand 3-D mammography throughout Lexington Medical Center’s network of care. Buy tickets at McDanielsGolfClassic.com.More >>
    Join the Lexington Medical Center Foundation on March 29 for the McDaniels Automotive Group Gala. This event will raise money to expand 3-D mammography throughout Lexington Medical Center’s network of care. Buy tickets at McDanielsGolfClassic.com.More >>
  • Colorectal cancer IS preventable if caught early!

    Colorectal cancer IS preventable if caught early!

    Thursday, March 8 2018 12:03 PM EST2018-03-08 17:03:20 GMT
    (Source: LMC)(Source: LMC)

    Colorectal cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in South Carolina. But it’s also one of the most preventable forms of cancer – and treatable when detected early. Begin having a colonoscopy at age 50. Lexington Medical Center is lit up in blue this month to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. #ItsOurFightToo

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    Colorectal cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in South Carolina. But it’s also one of the most preventable forms of cancer – and treatable when detected early. Begin having a colonoscopy at age 50. Lexington Medical Center is lit up in blue this month to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. #ItsOurFightToo

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  • Register today for LMC's Heart and Sole Run!

    Register today for LMC's Heart and Sole Run!

    Thursday, March 8 2018 12:02 PM EST2018-03-08 17:02:49 GMT
    (Source: LMC)(Source: LMC)
    (Source: LMC)(Source: LMC)
    Register today for the Lexington Medical Center Heart & Sole Women’s Five Miler, scheduled for Saturday, April 21 in Columbia. The all-women race raises awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women and celebrates the power of a healthy lifestyle. HeartAndSolerun.comMore >>
    Register today for the Lexington Medical Center Heart & Sole Women’s Five Miler, scheduled for Saturday, April 21 in Columbia. The all-women race raises awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women and celebrates the power of a healthy lifestyle. HeartAndSolerun.comMore >>
  • Having memory troubles? LMC has a new doc that you need to visit

    Having memory troubles? LMC has a new doc that you need to visit

    Thursday, March 8 2018 11:58 AM EST2018-03-08 16:58:01 GMT
    (Source: LMC)(Source: LMC)

    Douglas Sinclair, DO, has joined Southeastern Neurology and Memory Clinic, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice that treats cognitive and neurological disorders. Dr. Sinclair is accepting new patients. Visit SoutheastMemory.com

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    Douglas Sinclair, DO, has joined Southeastern Neurology and Memory Clinic, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice that treats cognitive and neurological disorders. Dr. Sinclair is accepting new patients. Visit SoutheastMemory.com

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  • Do you know your blood pressure?

    Do you know your blood pressure?

    Friday, February 9 2018 8:45 AM EST2018-02-09 13:45:32 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    Do you know your blood pressure? Lexington Medical Center is hosting a free blood pressure screening at Columbiana Centre on Monday, February 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. “Just Say Know” to heart disease by knowing your numbers. #JustSayKnow LexMed.com/KnowMore >>
    Do you know your blood pressure? Lexington Medical Center is hosting a free blood pressure screening at Columbiana Centre on Monday, February 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. “Just Say Know” to heart disease by knowing your numbers. #JustSayKnow LexMed.com/KnowMore >>
  • High blood pressure can weaken your blood vessels

    High blood pressure can weaken your blood vessels

    Friday, February 9 2018 8:44 AM EST2018-02-09 13:44:38 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)
    Did you know that high blood pressure causes blood vessels to narrow, weaken or harden, making it harder for blood to pump throughout the body? Eventually, that can lead to stroke, heart attack and organ failure. Test your blood pressure knowledge by taking a quiz at LexMed.com/Know. #JustSayKnowMore >>
    Did you know that high blood pressure causes blood vessels to narrow, weaken or harden, making it harder for blood to pump throughout the body? Eventually, that can lead to stroke, heart attack and organ failure. Test your blood pressure knowledge by taking a quiz at LexMed.com/Know. #JustSayKnowMore >>
  • LMC's ambulatory surgery centers in Lexington and Irmo recognized nationwide

    LMC's ambulatory surgery centers in Lexington and Irmo recognized nationwide

    Thursday, November 9 2017 11:04 AM EST2017-11-09 16:04:57 GMT
    Lexington Medical Center’s ambulatory surgery centers in Lexington and Irmo have been named as two of the best in the nation.Lexington Medical Center’s ambulatory surgery centers in Lexington and Irmo have been named as two of the best in the nation.

    Lexington Medical Center’s ambulatory surgery centers in Lexington and Irmo have been named as two of the best in the nation in patient experience by Press Ganey, a well-known company in the health care industry that collects patient evaluations of hospitals.

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    Lexington Medical Center’s ambulatory surgery centers in Lexington and Irmo have been named as two of the best in the nation in patient experience by Press Ganey, a well-known company in the health care industry that collects patient evaluations of hospitals.

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  • Stay calm and heart healthy with this free coloring sheet

    Stay calm and heart healthy with this free coloring sheet

    Thursday, November 9 2017 11:02 AM EST2017-11-09 16:02:00 GMT
    Watching your favorite football team can be stressful. And stress can hurt your heart. Lexington Medical Center invites you to download a free color sheet to help you stay calm and be heart healthy. (Source: Lexington Medical Center)Watching your favorite football team can be stressful. And stress can hurt your heart. Lexington Medical Center invites you to download a free color sheet to help you stay calm and be heart healthy. (Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Watching your favorite football team can be stressful. And stress can hurt your heart. Lexington Medical Center invites you to download a free color sheet to help you stay calm and be heart healthy. Visit LexMed.com/Know. 

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    Watching your favorite football team can be stressful. And stress can hurt your heart. Lexington Medical Center invites you to download a free color sheet to help you stay calm and be heart healthy. Visit LexMed.com/Know. 

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  • Lexington Medical Center hosts pulmonary hypertension lecture

    Lexington Medical Center hosts pulmonary hypertension lecture

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:58 AM EST2017-11-09 15:58:27 GMT
    Pulmonary hypertension is characterized by elevated blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs that can affect lung and heart function. Lexington Medical Center will host a free physician lecture about it next week.Pulmonary hypertension is characterized by elevated blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs that can affect lung and heart function. Lexington Medical Center will host a free physician lecture about it next week.

    Pulmonary hypertension is characterized by elevated blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs that can affect lung and heart function. Lexington Medical Center will host a free physician lecture about it next week. 

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    Pulmonary hypertension is characterized by elevated blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs that can affect lung and heart function. Lexington Medical Center will host a free physician lecture about it next week. 

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  • LMC hosts free COPD event

    LMC hosts free COPD event

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:55 AM EST2017-11-09 15:55:32 GMT
    Lexington Medical Center will host a free COPD event with screenings, a dinner and physician lecture on November 15.Lexington Medical Center will host a free COPD event with screenings, a dinner and physician lecture on November 15.

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – known as COPD – is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Lexington Medical Center will host a free event with screenings, a dinner and physician lecture on November 15. RSVP today!

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    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – known as COPD – is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Lexington Medical Center will host a free event with screenings, a dinner and physician lecture on November 15. RSVP today!

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  • Lexington Medical Center Heart & Sole Women's Five Miler

    Lexington Medical Center Heart & Sole Women's Five Miler

    Monday, March 21 2016 9:42 AM EDT2016-03-21 13:42:53 GMT
    Monday, February 20 2017 4:46 PM EST2017-02-20 21:46:57 GMT
    2015 Heart and Sole Women's 5-miler (Source: LexMed Heart and Sole)2015 Heart and Sole Women's 5-miler (Source: LexMed Heart and Sole)

    WIS is proud to be a partner of the Lexington Medical Center Heart and Sole Women's Five-miler for another year. 

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    WIS is proud to be a partner of the Lexington Medical Center Heart and Sole Women's Five-miler for another year. 

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  • Join Frank Martin and Lex. Med. for Campaign for Clarity!

    Join Frank Martin and Lex. Med. for Campaign for Clarity!

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:46:25 GMT

    Join the Lexington Medical Center Foundation and University of South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin for the Campaign for Clarity tip-off. 

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    Join the Lexington Medical Center Foundation and University of South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin for the Campaign for Clarity tip-off. 

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  • Lex. Med. lighting up hospital in honor of breast cancer awareness

    Lex. Med. lighting up hospital in honor of breast cancer awareness

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:46:09 GMT

    When it comes to treating cancer, Lexington Medical Center clinicians say “It’s Our Fight, Too.” They’re lighting up the hospital in pink this month to show support for breast cancer patients. 

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    When it comes to treating cancer, Lexington Medical Center clinicians say “It’s Our Fight, Too.” They’re lighting up the hospital in pink this month to show support for breast cancer patients. 

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  • One in 100 cases of breast cancer is diagnosed in a man

    One in 100 cases of breast cancer is diagnosed in a man

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:45:20 GMT

    One in 100 cases of breast cancer is diagnosed in a man. 

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    One in 100 cases of breast cancer is diagnosed in a man. 

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  • New OB/GYN, MUSC grad joins Lex. Med. Center

    New OB/GYN, MUSC grad joins Lex. Med. Center

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:42:17 GMT

    Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Andrea Garrick, MD to its network of care at Lexington Women’s Care in West Columbia.

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    Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Andrea Garrick, MD to its network of care at Lexington Women’s Care in West Columbia.

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  • Lexington Medical Center undergoing largest hospital expansion in SC history

    Lexington Medical Center undergoing largest hospital expansion in SC history

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:30:40 GMT
    Picture of the expansion taken in May, 2017. (Source: Lexington Medical Center)Picture of the expansion taken in May, 2017. (Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Lexington Medical Center is making room for tomorrow by undergoing the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history.

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    Lexington Medical Center is making room for tomorrow by undergoing the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history.

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  • LMC to hold Women's Night Out on Oct. 17

    LMC to hold Women's Night Out on Oct. 17

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:21:56 GMT

    Lexington Medical Center will hold Women’s Night Out, a fun evening honoring breast cancer survivors and their families, on Tuesday, October 17 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. 

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    Lexington Medical Center will hold Women’s Night Out, a fun evening honoring breast cancer survivors and their families, on Tuesday, October 17 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. 

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  • Lexington Medical Center welcomes Samantha Cox, DO

    Lexington Medical Center welcomes Samantha Cox, DO

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:18:56 GMT
    Samantha Cox, DO (Source: Lexington Medical Center)Samantha Cox, DO (Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Samantha Cox, DO, to its network of care.

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    Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Samantha Cox, DO, to its network of care.

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  • Lexington Medical Center welcomes Patrice High, DO

    Lexington Medical Center welcomes Patrice High, DO

    Friday, August 11 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-08-11 14:45:09 GMT
    Patrice High, DO (Source: Lexington Medical Center)Patrice High, DO (Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Lexington Medical Center proudly welcomes Patrice L. High, DO, to its network of care at Palmetto Family Medicine.

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    Lexington Medical Center proudly welcomes Patrice L. High, DO, to its network of care at Palmetto Family Medicine.

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  • Lexington Medical Center welcomes Christopher Rowley, MD

    Lexington Medical Center welcomes Christopher Rowley, MD

    Friday, August 11 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-08-11 14:42:16 GMT
    Christopher Rowley, MD (Source: Lexington Medical Center)Christopher Rowley, MD (Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Lexington Medical Center proudly welcomes Christopher P. Rowley, MD, to its network of care at Lexington Cardiology.

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    Lexington Medical Center proudly welcomes Christopher P. Rowley, MD, to its network of care at Lexington Cardiology.

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  • Lexington Medical Center welcomes Randy Beard, MD

    Lexington Medical Center welcomes Randy Beard, MD

    Friday, August 11 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-08-11 13:59:37 GMT
    Randy Beard, MD (Source: Lexington Medical Center)Randy Beard, MD (Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Randy Beard, MD to Lexington Orthopaedics. 

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    Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Randy Beard, MD to Lexington Orthopaedics. 

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  • Lex Med nurses earn prestigious Palmetto Gold award

    Lex Med nurses earn prestigious Palmetto Gold award

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:25:35 GMT

    Four Lexington Medical Center nurses have earned the prestigious Palmetto Gold award for excellence in nursing.

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    Four Lexington Medical Center nurses have earned the prestigious Palmetto Gold award for excellence in nursing.

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  • Carolina Women’s Physicians opens new location in Irmo

    Carolina Women’s Physicians opens new location in Irmo

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:17:42 GMT
    Carolina Women’s Physicians (Source: Lexington Medical Center)Carolina Women’s Physicians (Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Carolina Women’s Physicians, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, has a new location in Irmo at 7045 St. Andrews Road.

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    Carolina Women’s Physicians, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, has a new location in Irmo at 7045 St. Andrews Road.

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  • Tunnel to Towers 5K run/walk is your chance to honor first responders, service members

    Tunnel to Towers 5K run/walk

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-06-07 15:51:11 GMT

    It's not just another running race. It's not just an event with a starting line and finish line. It's an experience, an experience that transcends time and reminds any and all who participate...

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    It's not just another running race. It's not just an event with a starting line and finish line. It's an experience, an experience that transcends time and reminds any and all who participate that September 11, 2001 is much more than a date on the calendar.

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  • Lexington Medical Center receives award for stroke care

    Lexington Medical Center receives award for stroke care

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-06-07 15:48:46 GMT

    Congratulations to Lexington Medical Center receiving a “Gold Plus” Quality Achievement Award for stroke care from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for excellence in stroke care. Lexington Medical Center is a Primary Stroke Center in the Midlands.

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    Congratulations to Lexington Medical Center receiving a “Gold Plus” Quality Achievement Award for stroke care from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for excellence in stroke care. Lexington Medical Center is a Primary Stroke Center in the Midlands.

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  • Lexington Medical Center is hiring nurses

    Lexington Medical Center is hiring nurses

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 11:44 AM EDT2017-06-07 15:44:38 GMT

    Calling all nurses! Lexington Medical Center is hiring RNs to join our growing hospital in our Emergency department, operating rooms and and intensive care units. Apply today at LexMed.com/Careers

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    Calling all nurses! Lexington Medical Center is hiring RNs to join our growing hospital in our Emergency department, operating rooms and and intensive care units. Apply today at LexMed.com/Careers

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  • Lex. Med. cancer patients eligible for free tickets to the 6/11 Fireflies game

    Lex. Med. cancer patients eligible for free tickets to the 6/11 Fireflies game

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-06-07 15:42:33 GMT

    Join the Lexington Medical Center Foundation on Sunday, June 11th at Spirit Communications Park to support cancer survivors in our community!

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    Join the Lexington Medical Center Foundation on Sunday, June 11th at Spirit Communications Park to support cancer survivors in our community!

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  • New tool available in fight against breast cancer

    New tool available in fight against breast cancer

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-05-18 01:01:13 GMT
    (Source: WISTV)(Source: WISTV)

    There is a valuable technology doctors are using on women with suspicious lumps in the breast. It helps doctors figure out if a lump is likely cancerous - or not. Consider it another tool in the toolbox. There is a valuable technology doctors are using on women with suspicious lumps in the breast. Lexington Medical Center just started using a technology called "elastography." 

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    There is a valuable technology doctors are using on women with suspicious lumps in the breast. It helps doctors figure out if a lump is likely cancerous - or not. Consider it another tool in the toolbox. 

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  • Lex Med expanding 3-D mammography program

    Lex Med expanding 3-D mammography program

    Friday, May 5 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-05-05 21:11:05 GMT

    Lexington Medical Center is expanding its 3-D mammography program throughout the hospital network. 

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    Lexington Medical Center is expanding its 3-D mammography program throughout the hospital network. 

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  • May is stroke month

    May is stroke month

    Friday, May 5 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-05-05 21:09:24 GMT

    May is Stroke Month. When it comes to stroke, think F-A-S-T.

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    May is Stroke Month. When it comes to stroke, think F-A-S-T.

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  • Lex Med offers health and wellness group for people with Type 2 diabetes

    Lex Med offers health and wellness group for people with Type 2 diabetes

    Friday, May 5 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-05-05 21:07:27 GMT
    Lexington Medical Center offers a health and wellness group for people with Type 2 diabetes called “D2 & Me.” Sign up to attend this month’s free lecture by reading the information below. Copyright 2017 WIS. All rights reserved. More >>
    Lexington Medical Center offers a health and wellness group for people with Type 2 diabetes called “D2 & Me.” Sign up to attend this month’s free lecture by reading the information below. Copyright 2017 WIS. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Run the Governor's Cup

    Run the Governor's Cup

    Friday, May 5 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-05-05 19:26:59 GMT
    Lace up your sneakers and register for the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup Road Race on May 19 and 20! Visit GovernorsCupSC.org for information and to register. Copyright 2017 WIS. All rights reserved. More >>
    Lace up your sneakers and register for the Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup Road Race on May 19 and 20! Visit GovernorsCupSC.org for information and to register. Copyright 2017 WIS. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Lex Med 1st hospital in SC to implant world's smallest pacemaker

    Lex Med 1st hospital in SC to implant world's smallest pacemaker

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:46:11 GMT
    Micra (Source: Lexington Medical Center)Micra (Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Lexington Medical Center is the first hospital in South Carolina to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker. Called Micra™.

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    Lexington Medical Center is the first hospital in South Carolina to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker. Called Micra™.

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  • Lex Med using device to reduce risk of stroke for patients with irregular heartbeat

    Lex Med using device to reduce risk of stroke for patients with irregular heartbeat

    Friday, April 7 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-04-07 20:02:31 GMT
    The Watchman (Source: Lexington Medical Center)The Watchman (Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Lexington Medical Heart Center is using a device the Watchman™ to reduce the risk of stroke in patients who have an irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation that affects the heart’s ability to pump blood properly.

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    Lexington Medical Heart Center is using a device the Watchman™ to reduce the risk of stroke in patients who have an irregular heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation that affects the heart’s ability to pump blood properly.

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  • Lexington Medical Center first in SC to use new device proven to reduce the risk of stroke

    Lexington Medical Center first in SC to use new device proven to reduce the risk of stroke

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 11:58 AM EST2017-03-07 16:58:19 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    Lexington Medical Center is the first hospital in South Carolina to use a brand new device proven to reduce the risk of stroke in a substantial number of patients.

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    Lexington Medical Center is the first hospital in South Carolina to use a brand new device proven to reduce the risk of stroke in a substantial number of patients.

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  • March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 11:57 AM EST2017-03-07 16:57:04 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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  • Dogs are good for your heart

    Dogs are good for your heart

    Monday, February 20 2017 4:36 PM EST2017-02-20 21:36:43 GMT
    (Source: Lexington Medical Center)(Source: Lexington Medical Center)

    In addition to being man’s best friend, did you know dogs are good for your heart? 

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    In addition to being man’s best friend, did you know dogs are good for your heart? 

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  • Coloring may curb headaches and sleep problems

    Coloring may curb headaches and sleep problems

    Monday, February 20 2017 12:01 AM EST2017-02-20 05:01:09 GMT

    Too much stress can take a toll on your body, causing high blood pressure, headaches and sleep problems.

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    Too much stress can take a toll on your body, causing high blood pressure, headaches and sleep problems.

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  • Tenex helped a Columbia woman scale a mountain and a dream

    Tenex helped a Columbia woman scale a mountain and a dream

    Wednesday, August 31 2016 9:22 PM EDT2016-09-01 01:22:18 GMT

    A Columbia woman was on top of the world - literally - after undergoing a procedure to get back on her feet. Doctors of Lexington Medical Center are using the Tenex procedure for stubborn tendon and ligament injuries.

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    A Columbia woman was on top of the world - literally - after undergoing a procedure to get back on her feet. Doctors of Lexington Medical Center are using the Tenex procedure for stubborn tendon and ligament injuries.

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  • Heart-to-Heart talks through Visiting Hearts

    Heart-to-Heart talks through Visiting Hearts

    Wednesday, August 31 2016 9:21 PM EDT2016-09-01 01:21:21 GMT
    Doing some exercises at Cardiac Rehabilitation, 77-year-old Frank Ferez of West Columbia is literally putting his heart into it. (SOURCE: WISTV)Doing some exercises at Cardiac Rehabilitation, 77-year-old Frank Ferez of West Columbia is literally putting his heart into it. (SOURCE: WISTV)

    When going through a serious medical procedure, it's comforting when you can talk to another patient who's already gone through it - especially when it's something as critical as open heart surgery. 

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    When going through a serious medical procedure, it's comforting when you can talk to another patient who's already gone through it - especially when it's something as critical as open heart surgery. 

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  • Centering can mean healthier babies and happier parents

    Centering can mean healthier babies and happier parents

    Wednesday, August 31 2016 9:05 PM EDT2016-09-01 01:05:54 GMT
    (Source: WIS)(Source: WIS)

    A program at Lexington Medical Center called Centering helps the parents be more involved in their care and the babies through health assessments, education and support groups. 

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    A program at Lexington Medical Center called Centering helps the parents be more involved in their care and the babies through health assessments, education and support groups. 

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  • How Centering is helping moms-to-be focus

    How Centering is helping moms-to-be focus

    Tuesday, December 22 2015 6:59 PM EST2015-12-22 23:59:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 31 2016 9:05 PM EDT2016-09-01 01:05:05 GMT

    A new Centering program now being offered for pregnant women that allows them to meet with their doctor face-to-face for two hours. 

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    A new Centering program now being offered for pregnant women that allows them to meet with their doctor face-to-face for two hours. 

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  • Are you getting an "A" for your vitamin D level?

    Are you getting an "A" for your vitamin D level?

    Wednesday, March 23 2016 3:54 PM EDT2016-03-23 19:54:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 31 2016 9:02 PM EDT2016-09-01 01:02:51 GMT
    Dr. David Lee (Source: WIS)Dr. David Lee (Source: WIS)

    With warmer days and more sunshine lately, the chances of our skin making large amounts of vitamin D increase as we have more exposed skin and time in the sunlight. 

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    With warmer days and more sunshine lately, the chances of our skin making large amounts of vitamin D increase as we have more exposed skin and time in the sunlight. 

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  • If you're hungry for a new weight-loss procedure, this one will keep you full

    If you're hungry for a new weight-loss procedure, this one will keep you full

    Wednesday, March 9 2016 12:18 PM EST2016-03-09 17:18:20 GMT
    Wednesday, August 31 2016 9:00 PM EDT2016-09-01 01:00:50 GMT
    Orbera balloon (Source: WIS)Orbera balloon (Source: WIS)

    There's yet another weight loss option on the market. The Orbera balloon has been done worldwide for years, and now Lexington Medical Center is one of the first hospitals in the southeast

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    There's yet another weight loss option on the market. The Orbera balloon has been done worldwide for years, and now Lexington Medical Center is one of the first hospitals in the southeast to offer it.

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  • A warning to not be a statistic of the sun

    A warning to not be a statistic of the sun

    Thursday, January 14 2016 3:18 PM EST2016-01-14 20:18:25 GMT
    Wednesday, August 31 2016 8:59 PM EDT2016-09-01 00:59:22 GMT

    Have you ever had a health problem where you knew you really should have it checked, but you put it off? A woman in Conway did and she lost part of her face because of it. 

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    Have you ever had a health problem where you knew you really should have it checked, but you put it off? A woman in Conway did and she lost part of her face because of it. 

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  • Pet Patrol: Just what the doctor ordered

    Pet Patrol: Just what the doctor ordered

    Thursday, December 10 2015 7:44 PM EST2015-12-11 00:44:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 31 2016 8:57 PM EDT2016-09-01 00:57:45 GMT

    A Midlands man has found a way to give some really good medicine to hospital patients.  And it's not in the form of pills. Pet therapy has healing benefits - and not just for those who

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    A Midlands man has found a way to give some really good medicine to hospital patients. And it's not in the form of pills. Pet therapy has healing benefits - and not just for those who are sick. 

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  • Why TAVR is an alternative to open heart surgery

    Why TAVR is an alternative to open heart surgery

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 6:49 PM EDT2015-09-02 22:49:57 GMT
    Wednesday, August 31 2016 8:49 PM EDT2016-09-01 00:49:58 GMT

    Could some open heart surgeries as we know them become a thing of the past?  

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    Could some open heart surgeries as we know them become a thing of the past? 

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  • Healthy and full of energy, so how did a 25-year-old have a stroke?

    Healthy and full of energy, so how did a 25-year-old have a stroke?

    Thursday, July 30 2015 3:22 PM EDT2015-07-30 19:22:45 GMT
    Wednesday, August 31 2016 8:46 PM EDT2016-09-01 00:46:50 GMT
    (Source: Courtesy)(Source: Courtesy)

    Healthy, pregnant with her first child, and full of energy, Savannah Tapler can't believe she's alive as she talks about what happened a year ago on her 25th birthday. She arrived at work at Lexington Medical Center where she's a planning analyst when she got out of her car and stumbled.

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    Healthy, pregnant with her first child, and full of energy, Savannah Tapler can't believe she's alive as she talks about what happened a year ago on her 25th birthday. She arrived at work at Lexington Medical Center where she's a planning analyst when she got out of her car and stumbled.

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  • New cardiac rehab program touts a complete team concept

    New cardiac rehab program touts a complete team concept

    Tuesday, June 2 2015 3:46 PM EDT2015-06-02 19:46:56 GMT
    Wednesday, August 31 2016 8:42 PM EDT2016-09-01 00:42:28 GMT

    A new, state-of-the-art cardiac rehabilitation program has opened on the Lexington Medical Center Irmo campus. 

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    A new, state-of-the-art cardiac rehabilitation program has opened on the Lexington Medical Center Irmo campus. It touts a complete team of medical professionals who will walk you through the progress of recovering and rebuilding after a heart attack.

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